Healthy teen died from too much caffeine

Daily News Article - May 17, 2017


PLEASE NOTE: Daily posting and “Answers” emails will end for the school year on Friday, May 26th.

1. What was the cause of South Carolina sophomore Davis Cripe’s death? Be specific.

2. What is an arrhythmia?

3. How much caffeine did Davis consume before he died?

4. What did Davis’ autopsy reveal about other possible causes of death?

5. What was the purpose for the news conference the county coroner and Davis’ father held this week?

6. What does Mr. Cripe hope will come out of his son’s preventable death?

7. What limit does the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend adolescents age 12-18 should place on their caffeine consumption per day?

8. What does the American Academy of Pediatrics say about the consumption of energy drinks?