Stewart, S. & Thompson, D. (2015). Does comedy kill? A retrospective, longitudinal cohort, nested case-control study of humour and longevity in 53 British comedians. International Journal of Cardiology,180 258-261. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.11.152
Objectives: This work aims to test the hypothesis that the funniest comedians are most at risk of a premature death and reduced longevity compared to their relatively less funny counterparts.
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
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