Coffee

 Mistrial declared in landmark coffee case

Mistrial declared in landmark coffee case

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"Coffee may heighten Alzheimer's symptoms." That's the scary headline of a recent McKnight's article, and I suspect the readership needle on the web traffic meter is jumping wildly and in the red.

Back off the barista? Coffee may heighten Alzheimer's symptoms

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It's not just cancer that could be lurking in your morning cup o' Joe. Researchers in Spain have linked prolonged exposure to caffeine to worsening Alzheimer's symptoms, at least in mice.

I just love the news

I just love the news

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Despite the economy, the price of gas and what is going on in Syria, it's all good news for me.

Sleepy? Have a waffle

Sleepy? Have a waffle

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My initial plan was to get up early to write this column. Refreshed and invigorated by a good night's sleep, I would leap out of bed with synapses alert and firing, and my inspired mind would cut through the task at hand like a freshly sharpened chain saw. And this time I would do it alone. Without coffee. Just to prove I could.

More on caffeine (or 'What nurses know already')

More on caffeine (or 'What nurses know already')

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A new study on coffee drinking habits and results should give nurses plenty of reasons to smile. I can back up the results personally.

It's not a bad habit: What's your coffee IQ?

It's not a bad habit: What's your coffee IQ?

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So it's 4 a.m. and I'm still up finishing a project and jonesing for a cup of my favorite brand of coffee, NuJava. Yes, I am a coffee snob, because I like my coffee like I like my men ... straight! (And hot and strong and full bodied ... and where was I going with this? Sorry, I digressed!)