Enjoy a Cup of Coffee

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A study that examined coffee drinking habits of more than 447,000 American adults found that the brew is linked with a lower risk of deadly melanoma. The research, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, found that people who drank at least 4 cups of coffee daily had up to a 20 percent lower risk for malignant melanoma. Earlier studies have found that coffee drinkers also experience less non-deadly skin cancers.

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A recent Harvard University report noted these coffee benefits: lower blood pressure, a slower rate of weight gain with age, and reduced risks for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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You can barely turn around these days without running into a coffee shop. But did you know that America's obsession with this potent brew is actually good for us? Following are some of coffee's health benefits.