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New Study: Energy Drinks Could Be Harmful To Kids

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new study shows that energy drinks could be dangerous if consumed by kids and teenagers.

According to the journal Pediatrics, the drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants.

Doctors claim if kids have too much, they could suffer from seizures, strokes or even die.

Surveys show between 30 and 50-percent of adolescents consume energy drinks.

To view the full report in Pediatrics, click here.

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