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Message in a Bottle? Caffeine Pollution Says 'Man Was Here'

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Now you can add another data point supporting the notion of the Anthropocene -- caffeine in near shore ocean and estuarine waters.

Coffee Won't Cause A Child To Become Hyperactive, Study Says

Posted 07.13.2012 | Parents

Pregnant women are typically told to avoid caffeine. One cup of coffee per day is okay, multiple studies have found, but generally it's in the same ca...

'Help! I'm Addicted To Coffee!'

Gurl.com | Posted 07.12.2012 | Teen

I had my first cup at four years old. This was the beginning of my strange addiction. It was four cups a day in high school. When I was 15, I discover...

Did Caffeine Lead A Bus Driver To Grope Women And Girls?

Posted 07.05.2012 | Crime

A bus driver convicted of groping three girls and two women at a high school volleyball game said that too much caffeine made him do it. Kenneth S...

Coffee Hijacks Your Thyroid: A Case of Good News/Bad News and Your Hormones

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

First the good news: There's a workaround. Now the bad news: Coffee is working against you in more ways than one.

Starbucks To Roll Out Thousands Of Coffee Vending Machines

Posted 06.07.2012 | Food

Apparently, there's not enough ways to get coffee on-the-go, so Seattle's Best Coffee (owned by Starbucks) has teamed up with Coinstar to launch thous...

Never Miss a Beat

Lindsay Gellman | Posted 07.29.2012 | College
Lindsay Gellman

Before I knew it, I was chasing espresso shots with black coffee. By junior year, my friends and I started getting into Diet Coke, Red Bull, and even 5-hour Energy. One thing we've learned is the first step is admitting you have a problem, and I admit it: I leave Yale a full-fledged caffeine addict.

Why I Love Eating at Restaurants

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 07.24.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Most retirees spend money doing things they couldn't afford or didn't have time for before they retired. My guilty pleasure is eating out. Here's why.

Does a Coffee a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

Michael Greger, M.D. | Posted 07.18.2012 | Food
Michael Greger, M.D.

Yesterday was a good morning to wake up and smell the coffee. A new study found drinking coffee was associated with living longer in both men and women.

Energy Ups and Downs? Your Caffeine-Drinking May Be to Blame

Ashley Koff | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

Last week, I shared these tips with Dr. Oz and his audience, but here's a deeper look and some extra tips for anyone trying to drink their way out of energy ups and downs.

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

By Zachary Sniderman Pick any American at random, and odds are that person had caffeine today. One study found 98 percent of people in North Ame...

There's Arsenic In Our Chicken

New York Times | Posted 04.05.2012 | Food

Let’s hope you’re not reading this column while munching on a chicken sandwich. That’s because my topic today is a pair of new scientific st...

Everyday Beverage Turns Hard Workers Into Slackers, Study Suggests

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/28/2012 01:08 PM EDT on LiveScience What separates a hard worker from someone who doe...

Spice Up Your Coffee

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I must admit, my coffee routine has gotten a bit boring. Every morning since high school, the first thing I do when I wake up is brew a cup of coffee.

I'm Pregnant! Where's The Buffet?!

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

I had just discovered I was pregnant with my first child. Most women in my shoes would be making lists of names, mentally designing the nursery or simply immersing themselves in baby bliss. I was reveling because I could finally eat whatever the hell I wanted.

Don't Worry, Drink Coffee: American Heart Month, Day 15

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Despite 20 years of reassuring research, many people still avoid caffeinated coffee because they worry about its health effects. But research continues to confirm that -- in moderation -- a few cups a day is safe and even beneficial to heart health.

Starbucks 'Secret Menu,' Part 2

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Food
The Daily Meal

Last August I had a revelatory experience. A good friend, and Starbucks non-enthusiast, had accompanied me to the local 'bucks to pick up a quick dri...

Inhalable Caffeine Powder Takes On Coffee, Red Bull

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 04.09.2012 | Food

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Move over, coffee and Red Bull. A Harvard professor thinks the next big thing will be people inhaling their caffeine from a l...

How Much Caffeine Is Really In That Drink?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living

In moderate amounts -- think 200 to 300 milligrams a day, about the equivalent to two to four cups of coffee -- caffeine is safe for most people. A...

The Uppers & Downers of Parenting (Or, Coffee & Wine)

Amber Dusick | Posted 03.10.2012 | Parents
Amber Dusick

I am a drug addict. I use uppers and downers. But only to make me a better parent.

Creative Caffeine

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Here are five ways to get your daily buzz -- hot, iced, spiked, coffee, tea and everything in between. Time to wake up!

The Truth About The Health Benefits Of Tea

Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

By Kate Lowenstein The way scientific studies and health gurus alike have touted the perks of tea over the past few years, you'd think the stuf...

Flattening the Fizz on Kids, Excess Sugary Sodas

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 01.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Being overweight in childhood has become epidemic, and now is the most common medical condition of children. As New York City's anti-soda campaign asks, are kids "Pouring on the Pounds?"

Insane Energy Drink Experimentation (Don't Try This at Home)

Joe Peacock | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy
Joe Peacock

Sometimes, my energy drinks bore me. The trouble is, I've grown accustomed to how all of this stuff works, and my "cycles" are just getting boring. So I figured, why not have a little fun?

Catherine Pearson

Coffee Cuts Depression Risk In Women, Study Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Coffee may provide more than a momentary pick-me-up, says new research suggesting daily java consumption is tied to a lower risk of depression in wome...