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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.



7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.


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5-Hour Energy Drink Linked To Over A Dozen Deaths

The high-caffeine shot, 5-hour Energy has been linked to more than 13 deaths since 2009.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2012

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Monster Energy Drinks Cited In 5 Deaths

Corona-based Monster Beverage Corporation is under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration after their popular energy drink was cited in five deaths in the past few years.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2012

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Forget Coffee, Switch To Drinking Tea!

Here is a challenge for you. For the next week completely give up coffee and drink tea instead. How many gasps did I just hear?


The manufacturers of a popular caffeinated alcohol drink announced on Nov. 16, 2010, that they will remove the caffeine from its controversial products -- just before the FDA reveals its intention to ban the Four Loko beverage. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Makers Of Four Loko ‘Extremely Saddened’ By Deaths Of 2 Teens

The maker of the controversial energy drink Four Loko says it is “extremely saddened” by the deaths of two teens whose bodies were found in a vacant Huntington Beach apartment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2011

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My Back Is Killing Me! Eat Some Kale!

Dental hygenist Mary Ann Delaney’s back was always in pain. Excrutiating, have-trouble-moving pain.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2010

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Coroner: Man Consumed Caffeine Equal To 70 Red Bulls

They come in all types of sizes, flavors, and colors, but the recent death of a 23-year-old British man has renewed fears that high-energy drinks may be dangerous to your health.


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‘Alco-Pop’ May Be Harmful To Your Health

There’s a nationwide push to get the FDA to ban highly caffeinated, but legal, alcoholic drinks.


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LA Attorney: Caffeine Murder Defense Tough Sell

It’s been in court before, but at least one local prosecutor says it won’t be enough to save a Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife after a caffeine binge.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/20/2010