Good health news
Four cups of coffee a day associated with a 40% reduction in the incidence of gout; six cups associated with a 60% reduction. Hat tip: Gary Farber.
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"More and more studies have linked coffee consumption to a number of health benefits, including a reduced risk of diabetes, Parkinson's disease, gallstones, colon cancer and potentially heart disease."
"Researchers have found strong evidence that coffee reduces the risk of several serious ailments, including diabetes, heart disease and cirrhosis of the liver."
It seems increasingly likely that I'll live for centuries. But that probably depends on my not eating too much of the national food of my new home province, newly discovered by the New York Times.