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Energy drinks will be the topic of a community presentation held twice Thursday by the Kandiyohi County Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Coalition and the Region 5 Prevention Center. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Local coalition takes aim at health risks of energy drinks

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WILLMAR -- They come in cans with aggressive-looking labels and names like Rockstar, Monster Energy and Cocaine.

Kids like them, but they -- and their parents -- may not realize the effects of consuming energy drinks supercharged with caffeine.


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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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