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Common meds with caffeine may be linked to stroke

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Taking medications containing caffeine was tied to a doubled or even tripled risk of having a stroke in a new Korean study that might seem to contradict recent evidence suggesting coffee and tea exert protective effects. Full story

NJOY CEO Challenges Nicotine vs. Caffeine

   Craig Weiss, NJOY CEO, discusses competition, regulations and health risks associated with the growing business of e-cigarettes.

Buzz on Energy Drinks: No Better Than Caffeine

Despite the "special blend" of ingredients, energy drinks work no better than ordinary caffeine at helping us pay attention, a new study suggests. Full story

FBI links ricin to man suspected of mailing poisoned letters

   The FBI has discovered traces of ricin in the former studio of suspect James Everett Dutschke, a Mississippi martial arts instructor accused of sending letters laced with the poison to President Obama and other officials. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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FDA looks at caffeine impact on kids after Wrigley gum

(Reuters) - William Wrigley Jr Co's new Alert Energy Caffeine Gum has prompted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to look into the potential impact that added caffeine may have on children and adolescents. Full story

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  Dr. Oz gives the lowdown on detox diets

Detox cleanses have become very trendy in recent years, but they aren’t for everyone. Dr. Mehmet Oz gives the scoop on them, sharing his own detox regimen and revealing how you can determine whether what’s right for you.