Benefits of coffee

I recently bemoaned the political correctness of the science community in regards to its lynch mob mentality.  One of the things I cited was the over-reaction and sheer hysteria over drinking coffee when I was a kid.  It would give you cancer.  Now, we’re getting this:

Can Coffee Protect Against Common Cancers?

Two New Studies Show Coffee Guards Against Liver and Colon Cancer.

I think science in general needs to study ALL the angles before making rash statements.  Especially when there’s political pressure applied.  I’d hate to think what I’d feel like right now if I had given up coffee in 1981 and now had colon cancer.