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Should We All Just Be Using Spit Instead of Regular Hair Products?

On Friday, MSNBC reporter Matt Bradley was caught slicking his hair back with spit while reporting live from war-torn Syria. He rocketed not one, but…

What It’s Like to Date a Woman With a Chronic Illness

Early in Zack’s relationship with Cara, she warned him that due to her chronic illness, a connective tissue disorder called Marfan Syndrome, some days would…

I Beat Cancer at 26 — But I’ll Never Shake My Medical Debt

In 2015, Nathan B. was a typical 25-year-old, facing the same challenges as other millennials. He’d just quit his first full-time job in tech to…

I ‘Simulated a Fever’ by Taking a Hot-Ass Bath and Putting Onions in My Armpits to Get Rid of a Hangover

I hate baths. I just don’t understand them. I’m the kind of person who needs to be doing something, always. I don’t like “sitting there”…