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You may want to think twice before grabbing another cup of Joe after a new study found that heavy coffee consumption is associated with a higher death risk for some.
Six mornings a week, Vigilante Coffee opens at 1017 7th Street N.W., in Mount Vernon Square. Its red walls, leather booths and spray painted tables may not look like your typical coffee shop decor, but that's because Vigilante Coffee isn't very typical.
If you're like most Americans and need your caffeine fix in the morning, you may have noticed a recent addition to the Starbucks menu -- and it's not a new seasonal Frappuccino flavor.
For many a second cup of coffee comes with a teaspoonful of concern that it might not be good for them. But maybe coffee is getting a bum rap.
Tired? We could hear you yawn all the way from here.
While the industry of caffeinated food products is still small compared with energy drinks, The Wall Street Journal reports sales in the U.S. have increased nearly 50 percent to $1.6 billion since 2008.
A study found truckers who consumed tea, coffee, caffeine tablets or energy drinks were 63 percent less likely to be involved in a crash than their non-caffeinated counterparts.
A small chain of coffee shops in the District just pulled off something big.
With caffeinated marshmallows, pancake mix, gum and breakfast drinks on the market, companies are getting creative in catering to Americans' caffeine cravings. But consumer advocates say the food industry should be doing more to regulate and label products with a kick.
Here's an unsettling thought: the coffee mug you drink out of every day at work could be harboring a colony of germs.