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How Laughter Can Help Your Heart

If the past six months of quarantines, social distancing and unrelenting Covid-19 news coverage has left you feeling stressed and worried, you’re not alone. A recent nationwide survey found that a majority of the respondents are experiencing emotional distress during the pandemic.

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Laughter Acts As A Stress Buffer: Even Smiling Helps

People who laugh frequently in their everyday lives may be better equipped to deal with stressful events, although this does not seem to apply to the intensity of laughter.

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Two senior multi-ethnic woman, one Caucasian and the other African American, sitting on a porch enjoying each other's company. They are facing each other, laughing, talking and drinking coffee.

Laughing until you die: Why it’s good medicine

An aging generation of boomers, the oldest of whom are now 70, grew up to the background sounds of TV laugh tracks and are accustomed to laughing at things that might not always seem so funny.

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Laughter is the best medicine, research shows

Incorporating laughter into a physical activity program that is focused on strength, balance and flexibility could improve older adults’ mental health, aerobic endurance and confidence in their ability to exercise.

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Laughter is still the best medicine

Beverly Rousseau may not have entered laughing, but it didn’t take long before her non-stop guffaws filled the next hour.

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