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Are Halloween Treats Keeping You Up At Night?

Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty Halloween is almost here and stores are filled to the max with candy. Although Halloween candy can ...

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

A Myriad of Benefits Brewing?

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Coffee, especially caffeinated coffee, may provide a myriad of health benefits, but the jury is still out. Drinking coffee in moderation is safe, but don't be fooled by sweetened beverages with coffee flavor. It's the coffee bean, not the cream and sugar, that may be good for you!

The 7 Things Post 50s Say They Can't Live Without

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.13.2013 | Fifty

From many accounts, post 50s are an addicted lot. The population's use of alcohol and illegal substances is on the rise. As a result, their number of ...

Whoa, Kid, Save Something For The Race

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2013 | Comedy

If you look on the side of this kid's bike, you can see a decal for Rockstar Energy. Perhaps he had one too many of their energy drinks, because he se...

7 Quirky Ways to Find Inspiration on a Deadline

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Taylor Shute

One of the great struggles of any creative profession is coming up with an ingenious and original idea in a timely manner. Lightning strikes of inspiration are often few and far between, which makes it hard to convince people to give you money for your ideas.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Caffeine

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 08.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Most of us consume it every day, but how much do we really know about caffeine? The naturally-occurring substance with a bitter taste stimulates t...

Starbucks' Biggest Drink And Product Flops

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

This mega chain isn't without its missteps and failures from time to time. So just what has and hasn't worked?

BUZZ KILL: What's Really Behind The Jolt In Your Energy Drink?

The Huffington Post | Cathryn Woodruff | Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Unreal Eats is Healthy Living's original video series, where we go behind calorie counts and health claims to examine what's really in the processed f...

4 Delicious, Healthy Coffee Alternatives

Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

Caffeine addiction isn't pretty. If you normally down at least three cups of coffee to get through the day and find yourself stranded without your usu...

Give Us This Day Our Daily Latte

Kelsey Dallas | Posted 10.12.2013 | College
Kelsey Dallas

Since the genesis of my divinity school career, I have spent more Sundays in the comfort of my bedroom than listening to sermons in stiff-backed pews. This routine is less rebellion than it is the setting aside of time for another important act of worship in my life: the leisurely consumption of coffee.

The Ultimate Iced Coffee Taste Test

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Who makes the best iced coffee?

How Much Caffeine Is Actually in Your Coffee, From Dunkin' to Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 07.30.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

All cups of Joe are not created equal.

Yes, Caffeinated Sugar Is Real

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Caffeinated products in the marketplace have been making quite the splash lately, worrying the FDA in the process. Now the trend heads to your kitchen...

Too Emotional? 8 Strategies To Help

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

According to Dr. Elaine Aron, highly sensitive people (HSPs) make up approximately 15 to 20 percent of the population. While I would classify myself as a moderate HSP, there are certain triggers I now recognize that amplify my sensitivity. Here are eight survival strategies for HSPs.

Is Your Refrigerator Door a Piéce De Résistance?

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 07.20.2013 | Comedy
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

On my way to the kitchen, I felt a break in the force -- something was definitely off kilter. It was then that I heard those few words that can turn a marriage into chaos.

5 Best Caffeinated Drinks to Keep Yourself Awake

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.17.2013 | Taste
Bon Appetit

What would an all-nighter be without fuel -- coffee, tea, soda, or otherwise?

Coffee Can Help You Live Longer

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

If you drink coffee, I have some bad news and some good news. The bad news is that the more cups of coffee you drink, the higher your risk of dying early. The good news is that if you "risk adjust," then the more cups of coffee you drink, the lower your risk of dying early. Let me explain.

Energy Drinks Marketing Sends Confusing Message

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Energy drinks have been the subject of a heap of controversy recently. From claims of false advertising to disturbing news about deaths that followed ...

America's 10 Best Coffee Shops

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

A guide to the best cup of joe in the nation.

Tiny Caffeine Fiends Could Have Big Application

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

It looks like humans aren't the only ones who need a daily caffeine fix. A team of microbiologists at the University of Texas, Austin, has genetic...

Wrigley To Launch Caffeinated Gum

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

Here's something new to chew on. Wrigley will soon be launching a chewing gum chock-full of caffeine, for those who want to get their morning jolt fro...

Take Control Of Your Sleep

Jamie Galloway | Posted 03.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

I can usually tell how well my clients have slept the night before within about five minutes of starting our session. We all know how important sleep is, and we all know that without adequate sleep, things can go awry fairly quickly.

Coffee: The Mystery, the Evidence

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Coffee is amazing. But like any drug, its caffeine content may carry side effects that outweigh the benefits of consumption. Be smart and take time to understand the health consequences of caffeinated beverages and come to your own conclusions.

WATCH: Man's Daily Habit May Have Caused Heart Attack

Posted 11.17.2012 | Miami

The caffeine found in 5-Hour Energy drinks may give you a needed boost -- but one man says his doctor believes it may also have lead to a fatal medica...