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.
Too Many Stressful Relationships Can Actually Kill You
We’ve all thought at one point or another that life is too short to maintain a relationship with a toxic person, and there might be some real truth to this.
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.
Pregnant Women May Be More Likely to Have Car Accidents
A new study shows that a pregnant woman in her second trimester could be more likely to have a car accident than at any other time in her pregnancy or life.
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.
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.