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Caffeine Overdose Kills South Carolina Teen: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

A teenage high school student in South Carolina died after ingesting too much caffeine over a short period of time, leading to a caffeine overdose. Us News reports that the 16-year-old’s heart was healthy prior to drinking several caffeinated beverages, which led to heart related problems and death. How much caffeine is too much for teens? Gary Watts, a coroner ...

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Caffeine Overdose Kills South Carolina Teen: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

A teenage high school student in South Carolina died after ingesting too much caffeine over a short period of time, leading to a caffeine overdose. Us News reports that the 16-year-old’s heart was healthy prior to drinking several caffeinated beverages, which led to heart related problems and death. How much caffeine is too much for teens? Gary Watts, a coroner ...

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Beware The ‘Caffeine Overdose’: Energy Drinks Kill Healthy South Carolina Teen, How Dangerous Is Caffeine?

Where would we be without our caffeine loaded drinks? Many people around the world rely on the caffeine kick, provided by our daily coffee, to start the day. Caffeine laden energy drinks are used to provide a midday boost, and it has even become popular to mix energy drinks with alcohol. Gas stations offer caffeine based pills, to help us ...

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Beware The ‘Caffeine Overdose’: Energy Drinks Kill Healthy South Carolina Teen, How Dangerous Is Caffeine?

Where would we be without our caffeine loaded drinks? Many people around the world rely on the caffeine kick, provided by our daily coffee, to start the day. Caffeine laden energy drinks are used to provide a midday boost, and it has even become popular to mix energy drinks with alcohol. Gas stations offer caffeine based pills, to help us ...

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‘Adulting’ Program Launched At East Carolina University – Students Seeking Crisis Counselling Taught How To Act Like An Adult

A university has begun offering courses on how to take on adult life and its challenges. The course meant to prepare students to accept failure as part of adult life was introduced after realizing an alarming number of students were signing up for crisis counseling. East Carolina University (ECU) has begun offering “Adulting” classes to help students deal with the ...

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South Carolina Parents Outraged Over Teacher’s Cruel Punishment For 5-Year-Old Girl

Two parents in Simpsonville, South Carolina were outraged after learning their 5-year-old daughter’s teacher threw her shoes in the trash and made her walk barefoot as punishment, according to the Greenville Online. The incident occurred Thursday, August 25 when the first-grader, Taraji Edward, was fondling with her sandals in lieu of paying attention in class. Her teacher – whose name ...

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North Carolina transgender students win toilet access ruling

The University of North Carolina must allow transgender students and staff to use the toilets that match their gender identity, a US judge has ruled. A state law passed in March requires transgender people to use toilets that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates. The ruling led to boycotts of the state by some sports teams, businesses, and ...

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South Carolina Is Giving Body Cameras to Shellfish Monitors 

The world is your oyster. By which I mean it’s under intense surveillance at all times even though that’s a giant waste of energy, money, and humanity. According to the Associated Press, a portion of South of Carolina’s newly flush body camera budget will be distributed to officers who monitor oyster health and shellfish harvesting. When you take into consideration ...

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Ryan Lochte — Carolina Neighbors & Cops Still Have His Back (PHOTOS)

Ryan Lochte has plenty of staunch defenders left — including police officers — behind the gates of his Charlotte neighborhood … TMZ has learned.  The embattled swimmer flew back Wednesday to the Carolina town where he now lives, and sources in his hood tell us Charlotte PD has at least two patrol cars dedicated to keeping haters, fans and media away ...

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South Carolina Girl Dies After Contracting Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba While Swimming

Hannah Collins, an 11-year-old South Carolina girl, died after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river, according to The Post and Courier. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Hannah went out swimming in Charleston County’s Edisto River on July 24, where she became exposed to the Naegleria fowleri organism, or the brain-eating ...

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