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"Laughter is the tonic, the surcease, the relief from pain."

- Charlie Chaplin


"Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand"
- Mark Twain


Rx Laughter Conceptualized lab research with UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center, Mattel Children’s Hospital and Semel Psychiatric Institute - publication of results in national scientific peer reviewed ECAM 2007. http://rxlaughter.org/journal_article.html

New -2020 ; Working on expanded features to use various forms of humor to reduce loneliness and offer comfort to patients.

Long term goal: Rx Laughter interdisciplinary Humor Research and Healing Center

Finding more of the funny in ourselves and others to cope with illness. Expanding humor care with current streaming, digital technology to ease discomfort, pain, loneliness and depression during treatment of serious illness. Childhood, young adults, seniors, elderly. Humor Research, Therapy, Medical outreach and Education


The Rx Laughter Digital Wellness Center links:

Wellness Projects category on top of this website home page for general info about these and our at-hospital programs.


Our missions are two-fold: 1) To bring gravitas to the concept of humor and comedy as a coping and health resource within the medical community, and 2) To develop & implement high quality therapeutic, educational and research humor programs for youth and adults coping with serious physical and emotional challenges. Click on Photos below to link to our pages.







Pages on this website are updated from time to time.

Latest update: July 27, 2019

Website written and edited by Sherry Hilber.

Website programmer: Daniel Simkins

No reproduction or other usage of any text, photos or other materials that are on this website are allowable without the permission of Rx Laughter Inc.