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Can’t sleep? Drop the e-reader and pick up a book

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Reading makes you sleepy, right? Well, it always used to. But with the advent of digital books, we’re enjoying our stories differently these days. Many of us pick up an e-reader when we lie down in bed at night, assuming that within a half-hour or so, our lids will grow heavy and we’ll be ready for some deep, healthful sleep. However, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers has discovered that reading print books leads to a better night’s rest as opposed to reading e-books. The study featured a dozen healthy young adults; one group started with reading books on an iPad while the other read print books before…

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