Laugh Away the Pain? It’s Evolutionary.

Once upon a time, Charlie Chaplin said, “Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” Last week, The New York Times agreed. The reported on a recent study which found that,”laughing increased pain resistance.” In this story, the science of modern times sides with the clown. The Oxford study also suggests that laughter has provided primates with an age-old evolutionary advantage.

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Laugh and Eat Chocolate! It’s Good for Your Heart!

Any fool knows that laughing and eating chocolate will make you feel good. Now scholars agree too! Let’s sing it from the rooftops! (And support it with peer-reviewed science!) “EAT CHOCOLATE AND BE MERRY! Your heart will thank you!”

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Laughter: The “Inner Pharmacy”

Gita Fendelman is a laughter yoga instructor and member of the Tucson Laughter Club. It's been seven years since she…

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Laughter Heals, Once Again

A sisxteen-year-old girl with a rare liver disease that eventually left her paralyzed has made major steps towards recovery with…

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Laughter Yogis and Japanese Hypertension Research

Once again, scientist have found that laughter can lower blood pressure and prevent hypertension. Well, they at least observed an…

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April is National Stress Awareness Month and National Humor Month

If you have been mindful of your stress levels this month, well done. April is National Stress Awareness Month and…

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Laughter + IVF = Babies

The study, published in Fertility and Sterility, found that 36 percent of women with Israeli clowns became pregnant, as compared with the 20 percent of clown-free embryo transfer procedure. Not surprisingly, women conceiving the conventional way were found to have a much lower success rate with Israeli clowns in their room at the time of conception.

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