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Has coffee gotten an unfair rap?

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.

Monday - 06/10/2013, 08:18am EDT

Tags: health

5 ways to get energy without caffeine

Tired? We could hear you yawn all the way from here.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson,, caffeine, sleep, energy

Caffeinated snack foods the new energy craze

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.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 04:00am EDT

Tags: caffeine, david burd, energy drinks, Wall Street Journal

Coffee helpful for long-haul truckers

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.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 11:16am EDT

Tags: del walters, truck driver, caffeine

Peregrine Espresso named best coffee shop in eastern U.S.

A small chain of coffee shops in the District just pulled off something big.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 06:30am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, peregrine coffee, America

How much is too much caffeine?

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.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 11:50am EDT

Tags: caffeine, soft drinks, Food and Drug Administration, George Washington University School of Medicine, Paula Wolfson


Office coffee cups harbor nasty germs

Here's an unsettling thought: the coffee mug you drink out of every day at work could be harboring a colony of germs.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 05:39am EST

Tags: darci marchese, germs, Charles Gerba, dirty sponges,

Baristas pour over details to create latte art in D.C. (VIDEO)

For fans of coffee, art and shows like "iron Chef America," this is just the thing.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 08:34am EST

Tags: barista, tnt, michelle basch, latte competition, Tryst

Radical Baltimore bookstore Red Emma's plans expansion

Red Emma's is a bookstore, coffeehouse and cafe in Baltimore collectively owned by 14 workers and operates on workplace democracy -- the idea that workers can be their own bosses.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 08:16am EST

Tags: books, bookstore, Baltimore, Kickstarter, union, work, Natalie Plumb

The best and worst holiday drinks for your waistline

Before you guzzle down your favorite holiday drink from the area coffee shop, listen up.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 06:40am EST

Tags: Christmas, holiday, del walters

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