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Is Laughter Good Medicine?

Reviewed By: Melinda Ratini, DO,

SOURCES: Lee Berk, PhD, Professor, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA Science Daily: “Laughter Remains Good Medicine.” The American Journal of Medical Sciences: “Neuroendocrine and Stress Hormone Changes During Mirthful Laughter.” Live Science: “Laughter Affects Body Like Exercise.” American Diabetes Association: “Laughter Lowered the Increase in PostPrandial Blood Sugar.” Patch Adams, MD, Advocate; Physician; and Clown, Gesundheit Institute, Urbana IL

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