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Drinking coffee may prevent oral cancers

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     Next time you reach for that cup of coffee you may be preventing more than that "2 o'clock feeling".

     it seems like that extra jolt of java can protect you from certain kinds of oral cancers.

     According to a study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

     People who drank 4 cups of joe a day had about half the risk of dying from mouth and throat cancer.

     Doctors haven't pinned down how the caffinated drink acts as a prevention, but with more research it's a good start.

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