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Updated: Reading Books Will Help You Live Longer, Researchers Say

 

Updated: Reading Books Will Help You Live Longer, Researchers Say

A chapter a day: Association of book reading with longevity

Highlights • Book reading provides a survival advantage among the elderly (HR = 0.80, p < 0.0001). • Books are more advantageous for survival than newspapers/magazines. • The survival advantage of reading books works through a cognitive mediator. • Books are protective regardless of gender, wealth, education, or health.

From A chapter a day: Association of book reading with longevity

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953616303689

Stephen

Posted on: August 23, 2016, 6:29 am Category: Uncategorized

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