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6 Cups A day? Coffee Lovers Less Likely To Die, Study Finds

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MSNBC.COM - Coffee drinkers who worry about the jolt of java it takes to get them going in the morning might just as well relax and pour another cup.

That's according to the largest-ever analysis of the link between coffee consumption and mortality, which suggests that latte lovers had a lower risk of death during the study period.

"I would say it offers some reassurance to coffee drinkers," said Neal Freedman, a nutritional epidemiology researcher at the National Cancer Institute. "Other studies have suggested a higher risk of mortality with coffee drinking and we didn't see that in our study." click here to read more

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