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When an 11-year-old patient developed an irregular heartbeat after eating what he told me was "candy" before a soccer game, it occurred to me that there might be something else at play here.This ...Children are being exposed to exceptionally high levels of stimulants, all in an attempt to improve performance.
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If your kid chugs energy drinks, he could be getting twice the caffeine of soda. Credit: Getty Images Energy drinks like Red Bull are very popular with adults, and perhaps even more popular with teens -- an upcoming article in the jour...An article in Pediatrics finds that up to half of adolescents and young adults swig caffeine-packed energy drinks.
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