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    Death totals have some students spurning energy drinks

    While many students are relying heavily on the consumption of 5-hour ENERGY shots and other highly caffeinated drinks to pull all-nighters, the beverages have possible involvement in 18 deaths, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Just weeks after the FDA found that Monster Energy was possibly associated to five deaths, 5-hour ENERGY has come under similar fire. The company is cited for 13 deaths and one case of a spontaneous abortion during the past four years, says a report from The News York Times published last week. With finals week steadily approaching, many students tend to rely on highly caffeinated products to get through their work. The recent reports…