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29 November 2010

'Dr Funshine' prescribes laughter yoga

At the Live Well centre in San Diego and a group of seniors are skipping, clapping and hooting in the recreation room.

At the Live Well centre in San Diego and a group of seniors are skipping, clapping and hooting in the recreation room.

The exercises, combined with playfulness, singing, dancing and eye contact, usually induce authentic cackling, which Meeks and others believe is good medicine for everybody from cancer patients to people with dementia and depression.

 
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