Why You Shouldn't Order the Iced Tea at McDonald's

Why you might want to think twice about ordering an iced tea at McDonald's, another health benefit of drinking coffee and more.
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AFP: Drinking Coffee May Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

"People who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get multiple sclerosis, according to international research out Thursday. 'Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases,' said lead author Ellen Mowry of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland." Click here to read the full story.

ABC NEWS: McDonald's Customer Claims He Got Cleaning Liquid in His Tea

"An Indianapolis police officer took a sip of McDonald's iced tea over the weekend and wound up in the hospital because the drink apparently was contaminated with cleaning chemicals, his wife told ABC News." Click here to read the full story.

ADWEEK: Infographic: Here's Just How Much Crappy Beer Americans Are Drinking

"Sure, we Americans drink a whole lot of light beer, but do you realize just how much? The infographic from the team at alcohol-fueled site VinePair shows the staggering scope of mainstream beer sales—especially Bud Light, which tallies $3 billion more in sales than its closest competitor, Coors Light." Click here to read the full story.

REUTERS: Healthy Diet Linked to Lung Health

"Among its many rewards, eating a healthy diet might help protect against the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, according to a new study." Click here to read the full story.

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