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Prolonged viewing of Boston Marathon bombings media coverage tied to acute stress

Stepping away from the television, computer screen or smartphone in the aftermath of terrorist attacks or mass shootings may be beneficial to your mental health. A new study shows that six or more daily hours of exposure to coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings in the week afterward was linked to more acute stress than having been at the event. Acute stress symptoms increased with each additional hour of media exposure.
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