flu

The Science Behind Why Joel Embiid’s Shits Have Him Shitting the Figurative Bed, Too

Until last night, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid had been struggling against the Toronto Raptors. After a dominating performance in Game Three of the Conference…

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…