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Teen's Caffeine Death Raises Debate Over Regulation of Drug

By Shawn Dwyer

An Ohio teen was days away from graduating high school with honors when he died from ingesting too much powdered caffeine. MORE  

Caffeine Addiction Is Brewing in the DSM-5

By Charles O'Brien

A cup of joe is the world's favorite "upper." But is caffeine really a drug whose use merits inclusion in the psychiatric bible? The man who headed the entire addiction revision says yes. MORE  

Coffee's Energy Boost Is a Sign That You're Addicted

By McCarton Ackerman

Caffeine's "pick-me-up" could just be the body fighting withdrawal, according to a new study. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 7, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Vermont decriminalizes marijuana possession, IRS officials' cocktail costs were removed from bills, and 2-year-old Toddlers and Tiaras star fiends for "tinker tea." MORE  

Suits Get Souped Up on Energy Pills

By Valerie Tejeda

More working professionals are relying on "Nootropics" to get through the week. MORE  

Where to Draw the Line on Mind-Altering Substances?

By Sue Smith

Mouthwash and Sudafed, non-alcoholic beer and caffeine. What's cool for recovering addicts and alcoholics to eat, drink and take—and what's not? MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 2, 2013

By Victoria Kim

FDA investigates dangers of caffeine, Johnny Depp "ditches the drink", and Mexican police arrest Joaquin Guzman's father-in-law.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Coffee may reduce auto-accidents, lawmakers seek to regulate Hydrocodone, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper makes medical marijuana. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Opioid addiction drug requires higher dose, female drinkers boost India's booze industry, and Bruno Mars cops to lying about cocaine use. MORE  

How to Handle Panic Attacks

By Sue Smith

It figures: I get clean and start having crazy anxiety attacks. But here are some sobriety-friendly remedies. MORE  

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