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In Pursuit of Happiness (PART 1)

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to the world’s happiest nation on a quest to uncover the formula to up our life satisfaction level. He also reveals the latest research on the science of happiness, including why optimists are not only happier but also 50% less likely to have a heart attack compared to optimists. And did you know laughing (even if you fake it) is scientifically proven to increase your bliss? Gupta puts laughter exercises to the test. [Part 1 of 3]

Mon Sep 22, 2014 @ 11:54:30 am ET via Blog


Did you know listening to music is good for the brain? CNN's resident neurosurgeon, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how music therapy can help us live to 100.

Tue Sep 16, 2014 @ 12:29:07 pm ET via Blog

Could Acid, Ecstasy help PTSD patients?

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with two leading experts on psychoactive drug research.

Mon Sep 15, 2014 @ 12:31:23 pm ET via CNN Video

New tool helps scientists see neurons

A Harvard chemist has received the Blavatnik Award for his work on technology to study neurodegenerative diseases.

Mon Sep 15, 2014 @ 12:11:08 pm ET via CNN Video

Sick kids flooding ERs

Dr. Mary Anne Jackson of Children's Mercy hospital speaks with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about battling Enterovirus.

Mon Sep 15, 2014 @ 11:44:18 am ET via CNN Video

Psychedelic medicine gets a closer look

Drugs like LSD and MDMA are generating new interest among doctors for use in psychotherapy.

Mon Sep 15, 2014 @ 11:27:18 am ET via CNN Video

Can psychedelic drugs be medicine?

Psychiatrists are now considering the benefits of LSD and other psychedelic drugs in treatment. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Sat Sep 13, 2014 @ 5:36:04 pm ET via CNN Video

Cancer survivor takes on triathlon

After surviving testicular cancer, Jamil Nathoo took on triathlon on his quest to get back into shape.

Wed Sep 10, 2014 @ 11:33:21 am ET via CNN Video

Fit Nation triathletes ready to race!

Six CNN viewers selected for the Fit Nation challenge have transformed their bodies and minds.

Mon Sep 08, 2014 @ 11:52:13 am ET via CNN Video

CDC: 'Window is closing' to stop Ebola

USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah talks with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta about what efforts are on the ground to stop Ebola.

Mon Sep 08, 2014 @ 11:46:06 am ET via CNN Video
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