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Why You Should Never Mix Alcohol With Energy Drinks

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Kristy Hamilton

West Coast Editor

clockFeb 1 2015, 22:00 UTC
773 Why You Should Never Mix Alcohol With Energy Drinks
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It is a common practice at bars and parties to mix alcohol with energy drinks to give users a bit of a pick-me-up. However, the risks associated with using caffeine to mask the depressant effects of alcohol warrant caution. 

Research has found that not only does it triple the risk of binge drinking, but it also increases one’s risk for drunk driving. To learn more, check out the video by DNews below.

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