Avera Medical Minute: Energy Drinks with Alcohol Live 11/16/10 - KSFY News - Sioux Falls, SD News, Weather, Sports

Avera Medical Minute: Energy Drinks with Alcohol Live 11/16/10

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Doctors warn about this kind of "Joose". Doctors warn about this kind of "Joose".

A new party drink on the market has certainly gotten the attention of doctors especially those working in emergency departments. It's an energy drink with alcohol.  They say one can is equal to 6 beers. It's got the caffeine of an energy drink with 12% alcohol. 

Our medical expert Dr. Jennifer McKay with Avera McKennan tells what the problem is with mixing that much caffeine with that much alcohol and why the FDA hasn't intervened in the deceptive packaging of such drinks?

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