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Dead Teen's Parents Seek Federal Ban On Caffeine Powder

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — The parents of an Ohio teen who died from an overdose of caffeine powder are urging federal regulators to ban sales of the stimula...

Yagana Shah

Some Really Good (And A Bit Of Bad) Health News For Regular Coffee Drinkers

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.26.2014 | Fifty

There's good news and bad news, coffee drinkers. A new report says the liquid gold an estimated three in five Americans drinks every day could be h...

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 11.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Most people start drinking caffeine because it makes them feel more alert and improves their mood. Many studies suggest that caffeine actually improves cognitive task performance in the short-term. Unfortunately, these studies fail to consider the participants' caffeine habits.

Energy Drink Ads Still Reach Young Kids

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Two very different studies crossed my desk this week and, when read together, they point to a disturbing problem.

Is Caffeine Keeping You Awake at Night?

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

I can't remember exactly how long the headache lasted, but I think it was about two days. But the upshot of it all was that I got my sleep back on track. I was able to get into bed at night and when I fell asleep, I stayed asleep. I was like a new woman -- I felt great.

The Pick-Me-Up That's Better Than Coffee

OWN | Posted 11.14.2014 | OWN

There's a reason it's the most widely consumed drug in the world – when that afternoon slump hits, there's no denying the buzz you get from that cup...

How To Wake Up Without A Cup Of Coffee

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living

It's possible!

How Successful People Stay Calm

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

While I've run across numerous effective strategies that successful people employ when faced with stress, what follows are 10 of the best. Some of these strategies may seem obvious, but the real challenge lies in recognizing when you need to use them...

38 Types Of Coffee Drinks, Explained

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.09.2014 | Taste

Finally know the difference between a café au lait and a cafe con leché.

Why People Are Putting Butter In Their Coffee

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.22.2014 | Taste

This is not your average cup of Joe.

Here's How Much Caffeine Is In Every Single Starbucks Drink

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

When you're looking at it, keep in mind that the Mayo Clinic says 400mgs of caffeine per day is safe.

5 Good Caffeine Reasons to Visit Downtown Las Vegas

JK Russ | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
JK Russ

I have developed an obsession for hunting out good coffee experiences wherever I go.

EXPLAINED: How Coffee Just May Make That Power Nap Better

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.03.2014 | Science

Tired? Maybe it's time for a "coffee nap." Though it sounds paradoxical, scientific evidence suggests that consuming caffeine just before taking a ...

WATCH: How Working The Overnight Shift Can Hurt Your Health

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Working the night shift doesn’t just affect your sleep cycle -- it can also take a significant toll on your overall health. Rashid Temuri, a Chic...

WATCH: Here's How Much Caffeine It Would Take To Kill You

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

For many people, a good cup of coffee is one of the great pleasures of life. But too much of the stuff can kill you, as explained in a new ASAPScience...

Don't Act Like You Don't Hear The Baby Crying!

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 10.11.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

It's amazing what a lack of sleep will do to a person. I don't know about you, but no sleep for me equals psychopath. Well, psychopath is a bit strong of a word. I'll go with lunatic.

Got Stress? Here's Why

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

It doesn't have to be long and complicated. Just take out a few minutes every day to clear your head and breath deeply and keep your mind only on your breath. When the mind wanders and starts to plan your day, just bring it back to the breath.

Controversial Energy Drink Under Fire

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business

By Patience Haggin July 17 (Reuters) - Oregon, Washington and Vermont sued the makers of 5-Hour Energy on Thursday for allegedly decep...

5 Reasons To Drink Coffee Before Your Workout

Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and, according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java m...

Half Caff Gaff

Linda Roy | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Linda Roy

On a particularly trying day befitting the choice of a comforting cup of something that will strain my wallet, if not my sensibilities, the local donut shop is passed over in favor of the one which makes me feel an ounce -- or eight -- of privilege.

9 Famous Geniuses Who Were Also Huge Coffee Addicts

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste

Addicted to coffee? Well, you are in excellent company.

Are Diet Pills an Aggressively Marketed Scam?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Silly and optimistic as I am, I'm hoping for an end to health claims on foods and supplements. Health claims were introduced in 1994, have been so miserably abused and have become so utterly misleading that it's just time to say goodbye. The other more realistic scenario is that consumers will start rejecting the hype and express their skepticism with their wallets.

You Have A Moral Obligation To Drink Coffee: Science

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.01.2014 | Business

While the health benefits of caffeine are under constant debate and scrutiny, professors at the University of Washington, the University of Arizona an...

5 Myths About Caffeine, Busted

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Whether you love yourself a good cup of coffee or love to hate it, you probably have some strong feelings about caffeine. Between religious restrictio...

7 Worrisome Facts About Caffeine

Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melaina Juntti for Men's Journal What's the largest, least regulated and most misunderstood drug trade in America? That would be caffeine. In hi...