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The Washington Post reports that a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that “men who regularly drink coffee appear to be less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially the most lethal kind.”

According to the study, “The men who consumed the most coffee, which was defined as six or more cups every day, were nearly 20 percent less likely to develop any form of prostate cancer ... The heavy coffee drinkers were also 60 percent less likely to be diagnosed with a lethal prostate tumor. Those who drank between one and three cups a day were 30 percent less likely to develop a lethal case.

“The risk was cut regardless of whether the men drank decaffeinated or regular coffee, the researchers reported.”
KC's View:
Considering how much coffee I consume each morning, I love stories like this one. Between the coffee in the morning and the red wine at night, I like to think that I’m self-medicating in all the right ways...