October 18, 2017
Down East Latest News | Poll Questions | Haunted Maine | Obamacare | Anthony Sanborn

Comments for: Energy supplements targeted in Washington County public health initiative

Guidelines for posting on bangordailynews.com

The Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Publishing Co. encourage comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

  • Anonymous

    The FDA report is here:http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AboutFDA/CentersOffices/OfficeofFoods/CFSAN/CFSANFOIAElectronicReadingRoom/UCM328270.pdf

    It specifically states,” Reports to FDA do not necessarily include all relevant data, such as whether anindividual also suffered from other medical conditions (such as cardiac disease) or took other supplements or medication at the same time.”

    Also,”it is difficult for FDA to fully evaluate whether the product caused the adverse event or simply coincided with it. The fact that an adverse event happened after a person took a dietary supplement does not necessarily mean that the dietary supplement caused the adverse event.”

    If we are going to prevent children from consuming caffeine, do we ban them from colas and iced teas also? I think they could be spending money and effort on more important things.

  • Anonymous

    Cant kids just stick with coffee/expresso?
    Thats all we had growing up.
    Just fine.

You may also like