The Common Good

Pour Me Another Cup of Coffee

A new study conducted by the National Institutes of Health and AARP showed that coffee drinkers are likely to live longer.  Lead researcher Neal Freedman of the National Cancer Institute says, “There may actually be a modest benefit of coffee drinking.”

The study included more than 400,000 people and found that “Compared to those who drank no coffee, men who had two or three cups a day were 10 percent less likely to die at any age. For women, it was 13 percent.”