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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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Sherri Kent: Calgary Mom Shares Photo Of Son Dying Of Fentanyl Overdose To Warn Others About Opioid Abuse

Calgary woman Sherri Kent is still grieving after losing her son Michael to what may have been a Fentanyl overdose. But with a photo of her lying next to her dying son on a hospital bed having recently gone viral, she hopes the photo and its accompanying message will raise awareness of the dangers of opioid abuse. According to a ...

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Prince — Medical Examiner Says Fentanyl Overdose Caused Death

Breaking News Prince died from an opioid overdose … it’s now official from the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, and the drug is even more powerful than Percocet. The M.E. performed toxicology tests on the singer and determined the singer died of an accidental overdose of Fentanyl — a powerful synthetic opiate that is more potent than morphine … often used ...

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Prince — Died of Opiod Overdose … According to Report

Breaking News Prince died from an opioid drug overdose … according to a report on the medical examiner’s testing. The ME’s Office has been conducting toxicology testing on the singer, and the AP quotes a source as saying it was an “opioid overdose.” TMZ broke the story … 6 days before his death, Prince had nearly died from a Percocet ...

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Celebrities, Prescription Drugs, And The Rise In Overdose Deaths

The headlines read more and more often lately like the obituary section in the newspaper. Another celebrity has died, and it is due to a drug overdose. But not all of these overdose deaths are due to drugs like cocaine or heroin. Over three times as many are directly due to prescription medications and/or even alcohol. Prince's death raises questions: ...

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Ashley Sawyer Cause Of Death: MTV’s ‘Catfish’ Star Dead At 23 Of Suspected Heroin Overdose

Ashley Sawyer was found dead this week, and authorities say the 23-year-old famous for her appearance on the MTV reality show Catfish was the victim of an apparent heroin overdose. Sawyer died this weekend in Alabama, and while an official cause of death has not yet been announced, Al.com reported that it was believed to be an overdose. The report ...

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Khloe Kardashian Slams Caitlyn Jenner For ‘Slaughtering Kris Jenner,’ Deals With Lamar Odom Overdose In ‘KUWTK’ Premiere

Khloe Kardashian recalled the time she told Caitlyn Jenner to get a life after being bashed by the former Olympic athlete via endless text messages. Jenner was upset and angered over comments Khloe had made during an interview with Howard Stern back in January, where the reality star was asked what she made of her step-father’s sudden decision to become ...

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