Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Uh-Oh — An Incurable Mosquito-Borne Virus Has Hit the U.S.
The little-known Chikungunya virus, which has no vaccine, has been confirmed in the continental United States. Here's what you should know.
Beware, Pool Partiers — Secondary Drowning Is Difficult to Spot
Swimmers are well aware of the dangers of drowning, but many of us aren't as familiar with secondary drowning and dry drowning. Here's what to look out for.
Warning — You’re More Likely to Catch Norovirus at a Restaurant Than on a Cruise
A reminder to everyone—particularly food-service workers—to please wash your hands regularly.
Stay Calm, Men — High Stress Can Mean a Low Sperm Count
A new study shows that stressed-out men have lower sperm counts and weaker sperm.
9 Hilarious Barbecue Fails for Memorial Day
As Memorial Day opens the gate to summer, we all begin to plan our outdoor activities. Most of us will find a reason to get outside for the long weekend and enjoy food, friends, family and some delicious beverages. And really, it wouldn’t be a summer holiday without some grilling.
Report Says More Ticks Survived Winter — Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer
A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.
Study Shows Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasing in Children
A troubling new study reveals an increase in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to age 19.
Study Shows Negative Effects of Bullying Can Last Through Adulthood
It turns out that the playground bully at your kid’s school may be more than just a temporary nuisance.
Put That Sandwich Down — USDA Announces Major Chicken-Breast Recall
Prime Pak Foods is recalling 24,000 pounds of chicken due to incorrect labeling that doesn't properly identify potential allergens.
Measles Outbreaks, Rooted in ‘Anti-Vaccination’ Debate, Are a Serious Problem
The so-called "anti-vaccination" movement is causing a destructive rise in the frequency of certain diseases, like measles, that the U.S. had all but eradicated.
Chili’s Cancels Autism Fund-Raiser for Controversial ‘Anti-Vaccination’ Group [POLL]
Recently the Chili's restaurant chain decided to cancel a planned fund-raiser for autism awareness when customers complained that the group set to receive the donations promotes "anti-vaccination" propaganda.
10 Alternative Recipes for Cinco de Mayo That Will Make Your Mouth Water
This year on Cinco de Mayo, to honor our neighbors to the south and inspire greater cultural awareness, why not try some new and different foods and beverages?