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People "give up" coffee the way they do cigarettes and red meat, but numerous studies tell us that unlike those other vices, America's liquid breakfast of choice has many health benefits.

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Recently, it seems like there are an increasing number of studies supporting the idea that eating too much red meat is bad for our health.

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Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan’s father, grandfather and great-grandfather all died of heart attacks before they turned 60, so the sense that his clock ticks faster than the average man’s has factored large in his drive to realize his ambitions.

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Does even the occasional hamburger spell doom for meat enthusiasts? The connection may not be quite that clear, but a new wide-ranging study published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine makes the case that carnivores might want to seriously scale back their intake of red meat or sub in poultry or fish for the sake of their life span.

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According to The New York Times' Gary Taubes, who isn't a scientist but is a journalist obsessed with the topic, the recent uptick in anti-sugar sentiment in nutritional (and lay) circles isn't without basis. In fact, he goes so far as to essentially answer his headline question "Is Sugar Toxic?" in the affirmative.

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There has been some good news regarding women and booze of late Back in August, a study out of Norway explored the potentially fortuitous link between drinking and intelligence, and now there's another that (continued).

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