Can Laughter Make Us Healthier? 2017

(Rochester, NY) - Is the old cliché true — is laughter the best medicine? Kurt Andersen and Mary Harris, host of the podcast Only Human, go to a laughter yoga class to find out in Can Laughter Make Us Healthier? 2017 airing Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 9 p.m. and encoring Thursday, November 23 at 10 p.m. on AM 1370. Also, we hear from a neuroscientist who studies laughter and moonlights as a standup comedian. Comic Chris Gethard explains why he resisted getting help for his depression out of fear of losing his humorous edge—and how getting treatment transformed his career. And we find out when medical humor is – and is not – just what the doctor ordered.

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