flu

How Do I, An Average Guy Who Likes to Fake Being Sick Sometimes, Know Whether I Should Tell My Boss If I Have a Cold or the Flu?

‘Tis almost the season to call in sick: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu generally strikes most often between December…

Does Not Getting a Flu Shot Make Me an Anti-Vaxxer?

Last year, I didn’t get a flu shot. It wasn’t because I don’t believe in them, or because I think that I’m an especially virile…

What Happens When You Hold in a Sneeze?

Ahh… the involuntary, thunderous sneeze. Or, sternutation, if you want to be a pompous asshole. It sneaks up on you without warning like an anatomical…