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.
Early Exposure to Bacteria Could Protect Babies From Asthma and Allergies
A new study reveals that when babies are exposed to certain allergens and bacteria in their first year of life, they could be protected from allergies and asthma later.
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.
Mental Illness Can Take More Years Off Your Life Than Chain Smoking
A new study has revealed that mental disorders, many of which go undiagnosed and untreated, could be taking more years off of people’s lives than chain smoking does.
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.
Lyme Disease Q & A: Facts You Should Know Before You Take That Hike
It’s play-outside season for all of us now, finally, and with new reports that more deer ticks survived the winter, we need to arm ourselves with the facts about Lyme disease.
9 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day
The servicemen and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time.
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.
6 Easy Outdoor Fitness Activities You Can Start Right Now
With the weather getting better and the days getting longer, it’s the perfect time to get outside. Nature-based activities tend to make people happier, so get outside and get fit.