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Smile, it’s Friday; it could also make you live longer.

Ron Gutman reviews numerous international studies about smiling which come up with some rather surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being?

Don’t forget, if you have any trouble understanding a TED video, go to the website (to watch this video it’s http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_gutman_the_hidden_power_of_smiling.html) where you’ll find a subtitles option at the bottom of the screen and an interactive transcript to the right.