Besides brightening your mood, laughter can also be "good medicine." Having a happy outlook on life can improve your chances of beating an illness or preventing one in the first place. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how laughter heals, how to have a positive attitude, and much more.
Why Do We Laugh?
This ancient trait might help our immunity and lessen stress.
Can you use humor to get through to your kids?
Taking a lighter touch with parenting may get you the results you want, faster.
Put Work Aside and Make Time to Have Fun
All work and no play can take its toll. It's important to set aside time for fun.
10 Questions With Jeff Daniels
"Dumb & Dumber" star Jeff Daniels talks about his career, his health philosophy, and the importance of family.
Video: Benefits of Laughter
They say laughter is the best medicine. Take a closer look at how your body reacts to a good chuckle.
How Laughter Can Improve Your Health
Did you know, laughing heartily 100 times a day gives the same cardio results as working out for 10 minutes!
The Humor Connection
Peter McGraw, PhD, humor expert, studies comedians to learn what people find funny, and discusses humor as a force for social connection.
The Health Benefits of Laughter
Is laughter really the best medicine for stress and pain?