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Could Climate Change Pose a Threat to….Your Morning Coffee?

What would the world look like without coffee? This is what some researchers are wondering now that they’ve looked at the impact of climate change and pollination on coffee bean plants. For a recent study, a group of scientists wanted to examine how climate change caused geographic range shifts in pollinators and major crops (Imbach …

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Less Trans Fats Means Less Hospitalizations, But Why?

A new study recently suggested that there may be a link between hospitalizations in regions where there are few regulations on trans fats, compared to their counterparts. To draw their conclusions, researchers analyzed data on 3.3 million people from 25 counties in New York without trans fats restrictions. To compare, they looked at 8.4 million …

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Researchers: Coffee May Not Cause Cancer, But Beware of Hot Drinks

We’ve all heard the old adage that coffee causes cancer. Then it doesn’t. And then it does again. Now, a new study suggests that it’s not coffee we should be weary of – it’s hot beverages altogether. According to research conducted by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, “very hot” beverages (more than 70 …

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Antibiotic-Infused Livestock May Be Speeding Up Global Warming

If you think that your meat-eating ways have nothing to do with global warming, think again. A study published in the Proceedings of The Royal Society B indicate that antibiotics, which are commonly used in livestock to improve animal health, could be contributing to the abundance of greenhouse gas emissions. But let’s back up for …

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