Food & Drug Administration probes deaths linked to "energy shots"
POSTED: Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 10:00am
UPDATED: Saturday, November 24, 2012 - 10:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — When Richard Perez was 41 years old, and very physically fit, he had a heart attack.
"No lie, I saw this white light and I was like ..." he said, shaking his head
Perez said that two times a day, for about five years, he gulped down the energy boost known as 5-Hour Energy.
The Food and Drug Administration is now investigating 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called "energy shots."