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Drinking tea and coffee too hot doubles cancer risk – scientists warn

Drinking piping hot tea or coffee could almost double the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus, warns new research. Scalding water damages the lining of the mouth and throat which can fuel tumours, say scientists. A study of more than 50,000 people found those who drank their cuppa at a temperature of 60 C… Read More »

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Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »

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