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Is Coffee Actually Risky for Your Heart?

A new study contradicts some long-standing medical advice

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For years, doctors have warned people to avoid or limit their coffee intake if they’re at risk for heart trouble.

This advice is based in part on the belief that the caffeine in coffee (and other caffeinated drinks) can produce…




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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