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Settle Down, Your Hot Drink Isn’t Likely to Give You Cancer

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Settle Down, Your Hot Drink Isn’t Likely to Give You Cancer

The World Health Organization announced today that hot drinks probably cause cancer. That does not mean that the hot coffee in your hand right now is going to kill you. This announcement comes with a lot of caveats, and most of us are probably in the clear. First, a quick reminder about what “probably causes cancer” really means. The WHO’s cancer research group puts items on that list if they “probably” havesome kind of link to cancer, even a very small or weak link. Very hot beverages share this list with the pesticide glyphosate, but also with red meat and...

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