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Could your cup of coffee be killing you?

The app lets a user select coffee, tea or caffeine gum. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)

WASHINGTON – You may want to think twice before grabbing another cup of Joe after a new study found that heavy coffee consumption is associated with a higher death risk for some.

The study, which the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings released Thursday, says men and women younger than 55 years old experienced a “positive association between coffee consumption and all-cause mortality.”

The study found the magic number for safe consumption came to 28 cups of coffee a week

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