Can coffee kill you?

Can coffee kill you?

(WTVM) - Many of us depend on a cup of coffee (or two) to get started each day.

According to a new study from the Mayo Clinic, more than four cups of coffee a day could be bad for your health.

The study finds heavy coffee consumption is associated with a 56% death risk in men and women younger than 55. Researchers define a cup of coffee as 6 to 8 oz.

More study is needed but health officials say if you really want to play it safe, just drink fewer cups of coffee.

You can read the study here.

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