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.
Medical Marijuana May Be Reducing Painkiller Deaths
A recent study shows links between medical marijuana legalization and reduced deaths from prescription painkillers.
Teen Birthrate in U.S. Has Dropped Dramatically, According to New Report
The CDC recently released a report showing a clear decline in the birthrate of American teenagers.
Why You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major international health crisis, but here at home in the U.S. you don't really have much to worry about. Here's why.
Lack of Vitamin D Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s
A new study has confirmed that being deficient in vitamin D can increase your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s as you age.
Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine
A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.
Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn
The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.
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.
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.
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.
Skin Cancer 101: What You Need to Know & How to Check Yourself
The sun is now out in full force, and along with the warm weather come certain added risks for our bodies—particularly skin cancer.
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.