Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 at 9 PM

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. 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.

WVPE Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with Notre Dame sociology professor Christian Smith, co-author of "The Paradox of Generosity" about his research on the benefits of being a generous person.

A team of IU chemists and biologists has received a $3.3 million award for research into the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.

Experts say a vaccine-resistant mutation may be to blame for the rise in the number of flu cases this year.

Though the Hoosier state saw no change in its ranking, it did witness some decreases in behaviors such as smoking and binge drinking.

A new study analyzes the effectiveness of the Wishard Volunteer Advocates Program.

A report from the March of Dimes shows a long-term decline in Indiana's premature birth rate.

A new research center at Purdue University hopes to decrease obesity rates in impoverished areas.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been negotiating with the federal government over expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan.