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.
French Kissing Is Dirty Business — Now We Know How Dirty
You and the person you're swapping spit with are also swapping bacteria. Lots of bacteria.
Cut Your Risk of Kidney Stones With More Water and Less Soda
A new study shows reduced risk for kidney stones if you drink more water and less soda.
There’s a Vaccine for the Virus You Should Be Worried About — The Flu
Ebola may be grabbing all the headlines, but the virus we’re all far more likely to catch and get seriously ill from is one that’s very preventable: the flu.
5 Things You Should Know About Ebola — How It Spreads, Symptoms & More
Ebola is all over the headlines lately. Here are some helpful facts about the deadly disease (that you're not going to catch).
New Research Shows Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s May Be Reversible
Encouraging new research may show that it’s possible to reverse the memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease—if it’s caught early.
Walking Could Be the Most Important Form of Exercise You Do
Forget what you see on those extreme-weight-loss reality shows. The simple act of walking may in fact be the most helpful form of exercise you're not doing enough.
Powerful New Drug Could Be Good News for Patients With Aggressive Breast Cancer
A new drug may extend the life of certain breast cancer patients up to 16 months longer.
Not-So-Fun Study Says Sweating the Small Stuff Could Kill You
It turns out that age-old advice not to sweat the small stuff is more than just a trite saying. It could save your life.
Using Artificial Sweeteners to Avoid Sugar May Do More Harm Than Good
New research may confirm what many have thought for some time: artificial sweeteners like Splenda and Equal cause more problems than they solve when it comes to having a healthier diet.
How to Avoid Enterovirus? Wash Your Hands — Here Are 5 Tips for Your Kids
In light of recent outbreaks of enterovirus across the country, the CDC is reminding parents that the best way to avoid contracting it to wash your hands.
‘Sleep Drunkenness’ Is Why You Don’t Know Where You Are When You Wake Up
Have you ever woken up and had no idea where you were, what time it was or even what day? It happens to more people than you might think.
You Can Indeed Train Your Brain to Eat Right
A study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes shows that you it is possible to train your brain to crave healthier foods.