Big Perks: Coffee’s Health Benefits

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Don’t sweat that morning cup of joe

by Sarah DiGiulio

Drinking as many as three 8-ounce cups a day has proven health benefits. But skip it if you have high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid, or suffer from anxiety, says Loren Wissner Greene, MD, a professor at the New York University School of Medicine.

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