New Study Proves Laughter Is the Best Medicine

Lara Spencer reports the latest news in the Pop News Heat Index.
3:18 | 05/08/14

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We're back, now, with "Pop news." We begin with a study that proves that we believe. Laughter is the best medicine. A university of health study says that laughter soothes the brain in the same way that meditation does. It produces high altitude gamma band oscillation. The study found a that laughing can help your memory in older years. Gamma band oscillation. Duh. Speaking of laughter, I thought it was only appropriate that I should bring you this. Last week, we gave you hamsters eating burritos. And Amy requested, one, to see it again. And number two, to meet this little fella's friend. This is a hamster named chicken. And he likes pizza. His name is chicken? And he likes pizza. If there is zero reason, but to give you a little smile. And I know you don't want to laugh out loud. But you're gonna. There's a fork if he decides to eat it the old-fashioned way. Yes, he did. Oh, boy. And this is big. Ready? Summer's just around the corner. It's time to reveal our biggest, I dare say, "Gma" summer concert series ever. Roll them. Want to be blown away this summer? Well then, take a deep breath and count to three. With 50. One, two, three, let's go. The hottest party will be happening every Friday in the park. Going down on "Good morning America." It's "Gma's" summer concert series. And if you're looking for a good time -- it all starts Friday may 23rd. Friday in the morning. Lady antebellum, live. Lady a. And "Gma." Then, Curtis 50 cent Jackson takes over, in his first-ever morning TV concert. Don't miss it. How do you ever follow that? Get load of this lainup. Enrique Iglesias, Luke Bryan. Aft That's it, "Good morning America." We told you would be blown away. Where is it happening this summer? ? "Good morning America" ? Good morning, America. Good morning, America. Good morning, America. It's a party in the park, every Friday. Good morning, America. "Good morning America" summer concert series. So much blazing hot fun. Of course, it has to be presented by coppertone. I wasn't kidding. That's our concert lineup. It is big. All of these bands will be performing live. In New York's central park all summer long. To find out the dates, all you need to do is go to our website, goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! Cannot wait to see everybody

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