A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.
Bring on the beans! A new study finds that eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas, or lentils could significantly reduce cholesterol (the "bad" LDL kind). Our current favorite way to bean up? Pasta e ceci (pasta with chickpeas)! [EurekAlert]
Need another reason to love your morning joe? According to new research, drinking a cup of coffee a day lowers your risk of developing liver cancer. [Los Angeles Times]
Maryland amends a law stating pit bulls are inherently dangerous. Last August, President Obama spoke out against breed-specific legislation that encourages "canine profiling." [Huffington Post]