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Caffeine Blog Posts

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Is Caffeine Really Addictive?

May 10, 2016  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Many people talk about being “addicted” to their morning coffee or energy drink! But is caffeine truly addictive? Read More »

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Leave It to the Pros—Caffeine Is No Do-It-Yourself Project

February 12, 2015  /  The NIDA Blog Team

Last summer, FDA released a safety advisory about caffeine powders. Just 1 teaspoon of pure caffeine powder is equal to 25 cups of coffee—a deadly amount of coffee. Read More »

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The Buzz on Caffeine

June 25, 2014  /  Sara Bellum

This post from 2012 gets a refresh highlighting new caffeine trends. Question: What’s the most widely used drug? Read More »

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Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

August 20, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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Are You Sure You Want To Drink That?

March 05, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

At first glance, energy drinks seem like a great idea—they give you increased energy without sleep—but be careful. Read More »

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