A.M. Vitals: Energy Drinks Under Scrutiny

by Blog Burger on September 15, 2012

Here’s what’s making health news this morning:

New York Probes Energy-Drink Makers (WSJ): New York’s attorney general is investigating whether the multibillion-dollar energy-drink industry is deceiving consumers with misstatements about the ingredients and health value of its products. PepsiCo, maker of AMP, Monster Beverage and Living Essentials LLC, maker of 5-hour Energy drink, received supoenas in July, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Detective Work: The False Alzheimer’s Diagnosis (WSJ): More than 100 other conditions, from vitamin and hormone deficiencies to rare brain disorders, can mimic Alzheimer’s disease, experts say. Some are readily treatable.

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