Can Reading Books Lead To Better Health?

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We recommend checking out this article: http://blog.bookbaby.com/2018/04/can-reading-books-lead-to-better-health/

Here’s an excerpt…

By BookBaby author Andre Calilhanna

OK, so let’s start with the caveats. The first point in this compelling infographic (created by the good folks at Global English Editing) suggests that reading books for more than 3.5 hours a week makes you 23% less likely to die. That’s a heck of a good deal, right? Makes me want to read 3.5 hours a day! It studied people over a 12-year period, and book readers were more likely to live, though I’m not sure what the controls were… I’ll just take the literal interpretation of that stat, if you don’t mind.

Other nuggets listed in the infographic include the incredible stress-reducing effects of reading, though that should have an asterisk suggesting that reading the news has the exact opposite effect on …

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