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Why E-readers Could Be Bad For Your Health

If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.

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proudly_X1180d ago

I never knew about this.. great discovering tho

cl19831180d ago

I wonder if activities, before reading such as tv watching, effect the out come of this study.

Speed-Racer1180d ago

That's why I still prefer my non-back lit e-ink Nook.

SilentNegotiator1180d ago (Edited 1180d ago )

Artificial light being bad for your sleeping patterns is not a new concept. Obviously backlit eReaders are not an exception.

ChrisW1180d ago

Apparently, there are printed versions of e-books on paper... Books, as they're called, make for better bedtime reading.

Stringerbell1180d ago

What witchcraft do you speak of?

kingPoS1179d ago (Edited 1179d ago )

I tried printing selfmade published works before from online, it was more effort than it was worth. Especially when it comes to archiving. Even with a laser printer, fanfiction can be costly to put on paper if you happen to go that route.

ChrisW1179d ago

Honest question:

When was the last time you went to a bookstore or a library?

kingPoS1178d ago

The libraries in my area have an excellent selection of ebooks & magazines. However, I do have to actually visit them in person to sample their superb collection of music cd's.

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