Coffee, tea, and mortality.

  title={Coffee, tea, and mortality.},
  author={Arthur L. Klatsky and Mary Anne Armstrong and Gary D. Friedman},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  volume={3 4},
Except for conflicting evidence about coffee and risk of coronary disease, coffee and tea are not linked to major causes of death. Because of widespread use of both beverages and limitations of prior studies, concern persists. Using Cox models (ten covariates) we studied relations in 128,934 persons to 4501 subsequent deaths. Except for slightly increased risk from acute myocardial infarction among heavier (> or = 4 cups/d) coffee users (relative risk versus nondrinkers = 1.4, 95% confidence… CONTINUE READING

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