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caffeine

Banish those blues

Fitness, food, light therapy and socialization can help fend off the seasonal sadness that befalls many amid winter's dark and dreary months.

Energy drinks: High risk, low reward?

Research suggests some workout-boosting beverages may restrict blood flow and oxygen delivery, which would make the heart work harder.

Is coffee good for you?

Research shows that the health benefits of coffee—even decaf—seem to outweigh the risks.

Coffee: A natural disease fighter?

Enjoying a cup (or eight) of Joe per day may lower risks of Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis and certain cancers.

Coffee may be kind to your kidneys

Study shows a protective effect of caffeine consumption among patients with chronic kidney disease.

Eat your way to better sleep

What you eat—and don’t eat—before bed will play a big role in what happens when your head hits the pillow.

Don’t buy the hype

Some so-called "natural" dietary supplements could send you to the ER.

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, find out what your body really needs.

Craving coffee? Blame your granddad

Your genes may have some bearing on the amount of caffeine you need each day.

A new health perk for coffee drinkers?

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk. What's even better: the more you drink, the lower the risk.

Daily caffeine doesn’t jolt the heart

Go ahead, enjoy that cup 'o tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

Coffee drinkers may live longer

Study suggests regular java and decaf are linked to survival benefits.

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