University Of Miami Experts Question Energy Drinks' Safety

A new report by University of Miami, Fla. experts in the March issue of Journal Pediatrics, published online today, warns that caffeine-containing energy may harm the health of children, especially those with diabetes, seizures, cardiac abnormalities or mood and behavior disorders, according to ABC News.

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Editor's Insight: This marks the second news report in two weeks about health issues associated with energy drinks. The beverage industry should establish guidelines for energy drinks just as it has done for the marketing of soda in schools.

The beverage and refreshment industries should not wait for the government to start regulating the marketing of energy drinks. 02-14-11 Elliot Maras