WASHINGTON — Many depend on coffee to get the day started. And some like to keep the buzz going all day long, which can make it difficult to wind down when bedtime comes around. A British Columbia-based…
Poison experts say more and more adolescents are trying to boost workouts or balance school, jobs and sleep with homemade energy drinks made with caffeine powder that can provide lethal doses of caffeine to unaware users.
Area colleges are back in session, which means many students are
gulping down coffee and cramming for tests. New data show one local school
is among the top in the nation with the caffeine jitters.
The average adult in the U.S. consumes 200 mg of caffeine each day. But do you know from where that caffeine comes? The answer may surprise you.
Smokers who like coffee might not know what they\’re missing.
There may be a new excuse for you to fuel your addiction throughout the day. Drinking coffee or tea may improve your long-term memory, if you consume it after the event you want to remember.
Hormones may dictate the best time of day to drink some java.
Tired? We could hear you yawn all the way from here.
A new patent filed by Colgate-Palmolive aims to make this hygienic step pack more punch by offering caffeine, pain relief or appetite suppressants.
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
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
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
food industry should be doing more to regulate
and label products with a kick.
We know caffeine is a stimulant and a drug, which leads to a lot of back and forth when it comes to health benefits. So, is it good for you or not?
Attorney generals nationwide say taking the caffeine out of Four Loko didn\’t go far enough. Now they want the alcohol content reduced.
WTOP takes one bar of caffeinated soap for a ride.