Coffee and Health Table for 2013: Drink to Your Health and Longevity

Hearing Economics concludes the 2013 expanded version of International Coffee Day with a new, improved table linking coffee/caffeine intake to health effects.  The original table appeared in April 2012 and was updated in September 2012. The studies of varying scientific rigor continue to pour in, most in support of a daily coffee habit. Coffee effects on hearing and…

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To Regulate or Not To Regulate, That is the Question

The last post on Government regulation introduced gluts and shortages, both undesirable, inefficient and unsustainable–theoretically– in a free market. “Theoretically” because the free market of classical economics is modeled on a world of “complete information, interchangeable goods and services, and lack of market power” — a world that exists only in theory.  Laissez-faire{{1}}[[1]]tr:  Leave [us] alone.[[1]]  gets…

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Drink to Your Health and Longevity if Not Your Hearing: International Coffee Day Enters its 2nd Week

As promised last week, today’s post concludes our two-week celebration of International Coffee Week by providing an updated table linking coffee/caffeine intake to health effects.  The original table appeared in April and you can see that it’s grown quite a bit in only four months.  The fly in the ointment continues to be a glaring…

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