For years, there’s been concern among some researchers that coffee can cause some forms of cancer. Now it turns out that coffee doesn’t cause cancer, and it may even reduce the risk of developing certain types of the disease. However, drinking extremely hot liquids does pose a risk, whether it’s coffee, tea, or just plain water.

+ Your morning cup of coffee could be made with 9 year-old beans. (No problem. Just label it artisanal.)