Let’s be honest about it, we all love a good scary story, especially when it involves our health. Trust me, you wouldn’t see so many of those stories in the media if the audience didn’t want them.
So naturally I was immediately drawn to the headlines Tuesday about the risks of excessive caffeine consumption, spurred by the sad story of a South Carolina teenager who passed away from taking in too much caffeine.
This topic hits close to home here in a region rated the 10th most-caffeinated in the nation by at least one survey. We are a community of coffee achievers, hard-working people who deal with early wake ups, long, cold days, and late nights on the job the best we know how. i.e. with coffee, lots of it, whipped up in every conceivable form.
So I began to read the USA Today write-up on our over-caffeination crisis with great reluctance.
What if I learned that my own coffee consumption habits were unhealthy, what then? Could I really…
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