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Coffee For The Win! It's Linked to Lower Risk of Skin Cancer

Coffee For The Win! It's Linked to Lower Risk of Skin Cancer

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Skin Cancer:

Score another point for coffee: women who drank three or more cups of caffeinated coffee daily had a 20 percent lower risk of basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer, according to a new study, Jennifer LaRue Huget reports for the Washington Post.

 

HPV: Even as the human papilloma virus vaccine remains controversial for girls, a CDC advisory panel is recommending it for boys as well, Gardiner Harris reports for the New York Times.

Polio: India has not had a case of polio in nine months, and officials are hoping that could signal that the country is finally on the verge of defeating the dread disease, Nirmala George reports for Business Week.

Mental Health: Can a dose of the hallucinogen psilocybin improve your personality? New research suggests it can make you more "open" for up to a year, Neil Wagner reports for TheDoctorWillSeeYouNow.com.

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