Energy Drinks Present Dangers to Young Children

With their colorful packaging, energy drinks are a tempting choice for young children who see them as just another option when they are thirsty. For thousands of children, that choice has meant a trip to the doctors or even the emergency room.

With their colorful packaging, energy drinks are a tempting choice for young children who see them as just another option when they are thirsty. For thousands of children, that choice has meant a trip to the doctors or even the emergency room.

This issue was discussed by Steven Lipshultz, MD, FAAP, FAHA, during an interview at the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago.