Study: A mother’s voice does wonders for girls

During stressful times, girls might turn to ice cream and chocolates for comfort. But, according to a study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, something else can comfort them during times of stress: their mother's voice.

Laugh your way to better health

As funny as it may sound, laughter may be the new exercise, according to American health researchers. "A term I like to use is called laughercise," said Dr. Lee S. Berk, a preventive care specialist and psychoneuroimmunology researcher.

The Havasupai get their DNA back

The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona, smarting from what they say was a mis-use of DNA samples taken by Arizona State University in the 1990s, have settled their dispute to the tune of $700,000.