“Laughter is good for the heart and soul”

While emphasizing that fun is hardly a cure-all, the medical establishment is showing an increasing interest in the effects of the positive emotions on health, says Alison Crane, R.N. founder and executive director of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor, headquartered in Skokie, Illinois. A good laugh, notes Crane, changes blood pressure (blood pressure rises during … Continue reading “Laughter is good for the heart and soul”