A hearty har-har

Kelly, Katy; Brink, Susan
March 2005
U.S. News & World Report;3/21/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p58
Discusses a study on laughter presented at a session of the American College of Cardiology. Volunteers who watched funny and anxiety-producing scenes from various movies; Finding that laugher makes the blood flow better and that sad or scary stuff caused the inner lining of blood vessels to temporarily shrink, slowing blood flow; Observations of study leader Michael Miller on the benefits of laugher and comical movies to heart health.


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