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Reading a novel triggers lasting changes in the brain

Lovers of literature can rejoice: a new study combines the humanities and neuroscience to take a look at what effects reading a novel can have on the brain. Researchers say exploring a book can not only change your perspective, but also it can change your mind – at least for a few days.
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Smoking During Pregnancy May Lower Your Child’s Reading Scores

Babies born to mothers who smoke more than a pack of cigarettes a day while pregnant have lower reading scores and a harder time with reading tests, compared with children whose mothers do not smoke. This is the conclusion of a recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and published in The Journal of Pediatrics…
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Stay Thin By Reading Food Labels

Obesity can be prevented by reading the labels on food products, even more so for women. Other research has suggested that obesity can be avoided bypositive parenting while the child is growing up or by school-based programs that encourage healthy eating, physical activity and positive attitudes to body image…
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