Laughter may indeed be the best medicine , or at least a highly effective one . According to a 2010 study published in the journal Alternative Therapies In Health and Medicine , laughter has shown physiological , psychological , social , spiritual , and quality-of-life benefits . Although authors of the study noted the need for more data , they concluded that laughter has positive and quantifiable effects on certain aspects of health .
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