Severe hepatitis of ‘unknown origin’ in children being investigated in Canada
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(Lauren Pelley/ CBC News) — Public health officials say they’re investigating cases of severe liver disease “of unknown origin” among children in Canada as global scientists race to understand a mysterious hepatitis outbreak that has affected nearly 200 youths around the world.

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Drinking coffee cuts risk for liver problems, study says
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(Sandee Lamott/ CTV News) — Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found.

Coffee drinkers were 21 per cent less likely to develop chronic liver disease, 20 per cent less likely to develop chronic or fatty  …