Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: laugh

  • Warning: laughter can be hazardous to your illness

    Bharata WinghamBuckingham, Virginia, United States A cheerful heart does good like a medicine: but a broken spirit makes one sick.—Proverbs 17:22 Laugh for the health of it! When is the last time you had a good laugh? This was a question I used to ask myself from time to time. If I needed a chuckle,…