A Laugh A Day Can Keep The Doctor Away

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A Laugh A Day Can Keep The Doctor Away! By Shashi Agarwal M http://ezinearticles.com/?A-Laugh-A-Day-Can-Keep-The-Doctor-Away!&id=473147D
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A laugh a day. .... "The art of medicine consists of keeping the patient amused while nature  heals the disease." Voltaire. If you are sick, your discomfort often extends beyond the pathological  process. You may experience higher than normal physical and psychological  stresses in everyday life. Can laughter provide a non-drug way of  alleviating some of the discomforts of life? The famous author, Norman  Cousins may have triggered the laughter health craze after publishing his  personal experiences. These recounted the mitigating effects of a regular  laughter program on his painful ankylosing spondylitis. On January 27,  1989, Lars Ljungdahl endorsed the health benefits of laughter when he  wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association that "a humor  therapy program can increase the quality of life for patients with chronic 
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2008 for the course LIT 2003 taught by Professor Nglish during the Spring '08 term at Bluefield State.

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