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‘Caffeine Awareness’ Group Accused Of Running Community Service Scam

A group hawking e-books on the effects of caffeine was actually selling a bogus way to satisfy court-ordered community service requirements by doing little more than taking an online quiz, prosecutors in Manhattan said Monday.

07/28/2014

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Seen At 11: Coffee Dependence Could Be Sign Of Mental Disorder

The reliance on caffeine is similar to what people experience who are hooked on drugs or alcohol, new research shows.

04/09/2014

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Four Loko Agrees Not To Promote Product With Anyone Underage

New York is among 20 states that have reached agreement with the makers of the fruit flavored malt beverages Four Loko, meant to ensure marketing through social media isn’t aimed at underage drinkers.

03/25/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Study: With More Coffee Comes Increased Risk Of Death

The study followed more than 40,000 men and women. For the purposes of the study a single cup of coffee was considered 8 ounces.

08/15/2013

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FDA Says It’s Looking Into Products With Added Caffeine

The move comes as products like Cracker Jack’d Cocoa Java Power Bites – a caffeinated version of the popular snack – and a new caffeinated gum by Wrigley called “Alert Energy” hit store shelves.

05/03/2013

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Suffolk County Lawmakers Approve Tight Restrictions On Energy Drinks

The legislation will ban the sale of energy drinks to minors at county parks and beaches as well as prohibit the marketing of energy drinks to teens.

03/19/2013

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Newark Mayor Booker Says He Forgot Caffeine For Food Stamp Challenge

Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker has been living on food stamps since Tuesday, and realized a couple of days in that he forgot to buy products with caffeine when he shopped for the weeklong challenge.

12/09/2012

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Long Island Counties Moving Toward Enacting Energy Drink Drinking Age

Long Island is buzzing about energy drinks. A proposed law would ban sales to teenagers because of its caffeine kick. But not everyone wants to put a lid on the popular products.

11/30/2012

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FDA Looking Into 13 Fatalities Possibly Linked To Popular 5-Hour Energy Drink

There are concerns about a popular dietary supplement. A 5-Hour Energy shot has been cited as a possible contributing factor in a series of deaths nationwide.

11/15/2012

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, Four Loko alcoholic energy drinks are seen in the cooler of a convenience store, in Seattle. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

FDA: Caffeine In Alcoholic Drinks ‘Unsafe’

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to four manufacturers of alcoholic energy drinks, saying the caffeine added to their beverages is an “unsafe food additive.”

11/17/2010

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Seen At 11: Calming And Energizing Foods

Whether it’s a restful night’s sleep or being on top of your game during the day, what you eat can affect how well you feel – and perform.

10/01/2010