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Medicine

+ - Caffeine myths debunked

Submitted by Lord_Frederick
Lord_Frederick (642312) writes "The New York Times has a story about caffeine misconceptions. 'It was long thought that caffeinated beverages were diuretics, but studies reviewed last year found that people who consumed drinks with up to 550 milligrams of caffeine produced no more urine than when drinking fluids free of caffeine.' I guess caffeine is being moved out of the bad-for-you column."

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