Source: Read Books, Live Longer? - The New York Times
Compared with those who did not read books, those who read for up to three and a half hours a week were 17 percent less likely to die over 12 years of follow-up, and those who read more than that were 23 percent less likely to die. Book readers lived an average of almost two years longer than those who did not read at all.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, these are the leading causes of death for infants and preschoolers. Awareness is key
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