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Coffee: A Habit that Might be Good for You

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Coffee: A Habit that Might be Good for You

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Coffee: A Habit that Might be Good for You

Coffee: A Habit that Might be Good for You

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Coffee is habit-forming, but it might also be good for you. The brew is rich in antioxidants, and recent medical studies have found that coffee drinking is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes.

Dr. Sydney Spiesel, a professor at Yale Medical School and Slate contributor, drinks four to six cups of coffee a day. And that's OK with him...