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Tee-Hee, Lol!

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 06.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

I never thought I was superstitious. Fridays that fell on the 13th usually ended as a great day. I didn't have triskaidekaphobia- any ill feelings to...

Philip Seymour Hoffman: An Appreciation

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I first noticed Philip Seymour Hoffman's work in a serious way at Sundance in 1998, when he showed up in significant roles in two different films: Next Stop Wonderland and Montana.

Remember These Strange Golden Globe Nominations?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.11.2013 | Entertainment

It's almost like the Golden Globes can't surprise us anymore (almost). The awards have become known for making selections that seem zannier and zannie...

The Many Health Benefits of a Good Belly Laugh

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

It feels good to laugh once in a while. Everyone knows that. But laughter as a health-promoting exercise is not as widely practiced, despite the fact that scientists have long known about the potential healing effects of good humor.

Jane Smith

Patch Adams On Obama's Health Care Reform: 'He Sold Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jane Smith | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just before protesters evacuated Freedom Plaza because of a tornado watch Thursday evening, social activist Patch Adams made a quick sto...

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Are humor and laughter beneficial to health and well-being? A number of studies have investigated the effects of humor and laughter on both physical and psychological health.