Laughter Therapy Takes Off in South Korea

An hour of weekly laughter was good enough for Jung-Oak Lee, 64, to fight off depression that coincided with two years of chemotherapy to treat her colon cancer. Every Friday afternoon, she travels almost two hours to join about 100 other cancer patients and families in a packed hallway of Seoul National University Hospital, one of Korea's largest, to learn how to guffaw. "It was awkward at first. Yes, smiling is a good thing, but you know, I'm a little conservative. I sometimes still think...Full Story
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