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The Next Lethal Drug Threat Is... Caffeine?

It's not the traditional cuppa joe that you have to watch out for.

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It’s easier than ever to die of a caffeine overdose

Just stick to coffee Coffee is just one of many ways we're now getting our caffeine Pexels A large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and some kind of energy drink—that's the caffeine cocktail that apparently killed 16-year-old Davis Allan Cripe last month in South Carolina, according to news reports. We don’t ordinarily think of caffeine…

Kendra Pierre-Louis reports for Popular Science. 

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