Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Reading Can Save Your Life

According to this article in today's Science Daily, literacy has a direct link to health.

I had heard this before in a slightly different context, since I have a family member with Alzheimer's Disease, and we had read studies which indicated that complexity of thought (or, more specifically, a lack thereof) may be a factor in the onset of Alzheimer's.

What fine arguments, then, for a greater push to help those who are not fully literate.

Thank goodness for those special teachers who teach children not just to read, but to love reading.

And now back to my gigantic Harry Potter, in the hopes that it will keep me healthy. :)

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