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Energy Drinks Linked to an Increase of Stimulant and Alcohol Use

can of an energy drinkEnergy drinks have become popular with young people in recent years and aside from the effects of the high caffeine content they may seem harmless, but are they?

A study published by the Journal of Addiction Medicine conducted with college students showed a direct association between energy drink consumption and subsequent nonmedical use of prescription stimulants.

The study also indicated that that college student who consumed energy drinks have a higher risk for abusing alcohol and cocaine. read more