The researchers found books are more beneficial to read than newspapers and magazines because they are more engaging and stimulating for the reader. Photo: Alamy
The researchers found books are more beneficial to read than newspapers and magazines because they are more engaging and stimulating for the reader. Photo: Alamy
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Reading books may add years to your life, but news articles don’t count (... sorry)

A Yale University study found that reading novels for more than 3.5 hours a week could increase your lifespan by two years

The researchers found books are more beneficial to read than newspapers and magazines because they are more engaging and stimulating for the reader. Photo: Alamy
The researchers found books are more beneficial to read than newspapers and magazines because they are more engaging and stimulating for the reader. Photo: Alamy
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