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Alcohol and Energy Drinks

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Purdue Student Survey Data: Spring 2009

Fact Sheets

Caffeine Content Chart
Chart comparing caffeine content in soft drinks, tea, coffee, energy drinks, etc.

Energy Drink Claims
Examines health claims made by energy drink companies

Other Resource Materials

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CBS News - Energy Drinks and Alcohol
Video on the danger of combining alcohol and energy drinks on college campuses


Caffeinated Cocktails: Energy Drink Consumption, High-risk Drinking, and Alcohol-related Consequences among College Students
Journal publication about high-risk drinking and alcohol

Caffeinated Energy Drinks – A Growing Problem
Addresses key issues in the energy drink market

Combining Alcohol With Energy Drinks
Highlights the dangers of combining alcohol and energy drinks

Effects of Energy Drink Ingestion on Alcohol Intoxication
Evaluates the effects of simultaneous ingestion of alcohol and energy drinks

Energy Drink 'Cocktails' Lead To Increased Injury Risk, Study Shows
Investigates the risk of injury when energy drinks are consumed with alcohol compared to the ingestion of alcohol alone

Energy Drink Question and Answer
Answers to common questions about energy drinks

Go Ask Alice! – Mixing alcohol with energy drinks – safe or risky?
Health risks of combining alcohol with caffeinated beverages

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