NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, the COVID-19 variant found in New York City wastewater, the health benefits of laughter therapy, and how many marijuana users depend on the drug.

Dr. Arjun Venkatesh, chair of emergency medicine at Yale School of Medicine, joined Kathryn Hauser on News 8 at Noon to discuss these topics.

Watch the video to learn more.