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AWAKE Chocolate bars

AWAKE Chocolate: Any Child Can Buy One?

It isn’t just about colas, coffee, or energy drinks anymore. Now there are more products appearing with added caffeine, the world’s most consumed pharmacologically active stimulant. Last week I found this display of AWAKE Chocolate bars at my friendly neighbourhood Shoppers Drug Mart. AWAKE Chocolate contains 101 mg of caffeine, promoted as having the same […]

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The Health Benefits of Sleep

The Health Benefits of Napping

What do Steve Nash and George W. Bush have in common? They both reap the benefits of an afternoon snooze. It’s no surprise that as we try to squeeze more into each day, we are chronically sleep deprived. About two-thirds of Americans report that they are not getting enough sleep during the week. Sleep needs are […]

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