Health & Medicine

Laughter is the Best Medicine


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You may not necessarily find old episodes of "Friends" to be hilarious, but apparently laughter really can be the best medicine.

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Researchers of a new study at Oxford University found that a good giggle meant the volunteers could withstand up to 10 percent more pain.

Anchor Lisa Mullins talks to Mark van Vugt, who is a co-author of the study.