Coffee Consumption Linked With Reduced Melanoma Risk

January 22, 2015 5:51 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Coffee drinkers have a lower risk of malignant melanoma, with a trend toward more protection with higher intake, according to findings published online Jan. 20 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Erikka Loftfield, MPH, a doctoral student at the Yale University School of Public Health in New Haven, CT, and colleagues gathered data from a study run by the US National Institutes of Health and AARP. A food questionnaire was sent to 3.5 million AARP members living in six states: CA, FL, LA, NJ, N...

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