Death by caffeine – how much is too much?

Sadly, tragic news has emerged that a man in Britain recently died from caffeine overdose. John Jackson was 40 years old. What makes this unfortunate death worrying is that it was due to consumption of caffeine-laced mints. Misfortune can strike us in many ways, but we generally don't expect a tin of sweeties to be our downfall. I've written about death by caffeine before, but this particular tragedy involves a different aspect of one of the key themes of my [...]

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