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Death from overdose on caffeine mints or…

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Can you die from eating energy mints? BBC News – Man died after eating Hero Instant Energy Mints, says coroner. A man died from a caffeine overdose after eating too many high-energy mints, an inquest heard. John Jackson was found dead at his home in Wednesbury, West Midlands, on 2 May after eating Hero Instant…

Monster suit after teen dies from habitually drinking energy beverage

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Another lawsuit over energy drinks. Mom sues Monster energy drink over teen’s death. The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Monster Beverage Corp., alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink. Alex Morris, 19, went…

Soda addiction killed woman

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In April, we posted this story about the death of Natasha Harris, who was addicted to Coca Cola and died. The inquest is now complete. Coke killed New Zealand mum. Drinking too much Coke killed mother of eight Natasha Harris, a New Zealand coroner has found. Ms Harris drank up to 10 litres of Coke…

High caffeine energy drinks under scrutiny

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F.D.A. Posts Injury Data Citing Red Bull – NYTimes.com. The government publicly released reports Friday of injuries that cited the possible involvement of Red Bull, the country’s top-selling energy drink, just days after its producer said it was unaware of such cases. The Food and Drug Administration posted online 21 reports that had been filed…

Death by Coke overdose

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Coke drinking linked to woman’s death, inquest told | NATIONAL News. An inquest for mother-of-eight Natasha Harris was held in Invercargill yesterday. Harris died on February 25, 2010. Otago-Southland coroner David Crerar did not make any preliminary findings after yesterday’s inquest, however pathologist Dan Mornin said he believed Harris died of cardiac arrhythmia and it…

High caffeine energy under scrutiny after deaths

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New scrutiny has been given to high caffeine energy drinks. Here is an update to a story from last year involving the death of a 14 yr old after two Monster beverages. Monster Says There’s No Proof Caffeine Killed Teen Girl – The Consumerist. The lawsuit states that the teenager went into cardiac arrest after…

Up your nose with a jolt of no-doze

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Turbo Snort Nasal Spray Gives Caffeine Heads a New Way To Wake Up. Turbo Snorts’ homeopathic formulation features herbal extracts of guarana, green tea and kola nut to deliver the energizing and mental focus properties of caffeine. The amino acid complex is a proprietary combination designed to increase absorption and regulate the delivery of sustained…