Latest Laughter Stories
If a future in-law offers to show the old family photo album take them up on it, because it may predict divorce, a U.S. researcher advises.
"Healthy Humor: Hitting the Wellness Jackpot!" April 2-5, 2009, The Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy humor is serious business, often medically necessary, and a time-honored teaching tool.
Laughter intensified at Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center as the off-color anecdotes bounced around the room, with some reciting jokes from memory while others read from journals.
By J. PEDER ZANE Soaring gas prices, flooding rains, market meltdowns, mindless campaigns and mosquitoes here, there, everywhere - smack! I don't know about you, but I could use a good laugh. To wit: A priest, a rabbi and a minister walk into a bar.
By Joan Aragone Remember Norman Cousins? The writer and editor was one of the first Americans to write about the connection between "mind and body." In a 1976 article in the New England Journal of Medicine, Cousins described how he cured himself of a life-threatening condition by ignoring doctors' orders, including taking a variety of prescription drugs.
By The Catherine Deveney Interview PAUL MERTON is an intense kind of man. That's not, by the way, subliminal code for 'nutty comedian'.
THE QUESTION of whether laughter really is the best medicine is set to be answered at this year's Fringe. Comedian John Ryan has convinced a group of nurses to carry out health checks on the best stand-ups in the land.
Play 99.6 in Collaboration with Petra Aluminum Presents Dean Obeidallah and Maysoon Zayid in a Live Comedy Performance The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has traditionally welcomed original cultural events from across the globe.
A British science writer says he has determined humor is just the recognition of a pattern that a person finds surprising.
By Chinery, Winifred KEYWORDS Alleviation, Humour, Operating theatre, Stress The use of humour was reviewed to establish whether it could be used constructively to reduce work-related stress within the perioperative environment.
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