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BETHESDA, Md., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix.
The popular, formerly caffeinated, fruity alcoholic beverage, Four Loko, has been blamed for the spike in alcohol-related hospitalizations, especially throughout college campuses.
CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicknamed "blackout in a can" or "liquid cocaine," alcoholic energy drink Four Loko seems like the perfect cocktail because the combination of alcohol and caffeine can heighten the buzz for those drinking it.
Keeping livestock away from poisonous locoweed during seasons when it's a forage favorite is one way ranchers can protect their animals and their profits.
People who drink may want to know that coffee won't sober them up, according to new laboratory research.
Doctors are warning parents about the dangers of caffeine-containing chewing gum following an Italian boy's hospitalization.
Children are at risk from so-called energy gum because their bodies are not used to the effects of caffeine, a pediatrician in Naples, Italy, said. The risk of intoxication is high in children and teenagers in view of general caffeine-naivete, and the unrestricted sale of these substances, said Dr.
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