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Military: Energy Drinks & PTSD #1136643

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 20, 2019
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(Studio: Hallie Jackson) Report introduced.

(Studio: John Torres) The concerns about a connection of energy drinks & military PTSD & other mental health issues examined; details given of study findings on military personnel drinking caffeine after returning home with statistics cited. [Combat veteran Greg GEPHARDT - says soldiers use energy drinks at all times.] [Study author Amy ADLER - cites the link to soldiers' sleep problems.] A defense from the American Beverage Industry quoted. [Veteran Ty YOUNG?- says we needed energy drinks to stay alert.] Other factors that need to be researched discussed.

Jackson, Hallie;
Torres, John

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