illness

Why Sick Patients Are So Drawn to Cable News

Battling leukemia, my mom kept turning to CNN and Chris Cuomo. It turns out that cable news has a positive effect on some hospitalized people — even though it can make healthy folks feel like trash

Air Purifiers for COVID Are the Latest Pandemic ‘Hack’

Here’s a total dumbass’ guide to the magical $300 air-cleaning boxes everyone loves. Spoiler alert: No, you can’t stop wearing a mask

How to Clean Up Puke From Absolutely Everywhere

‘I’m sorry, I AWAAHGHHGGH I think it must BWLLAAARRGHH must have been something HOOWWAAARLGGHHHH something I ate’

Despite the Marketing Hype, You Can’t ‘Boost’ Your Immune System

And even if you could with vitamin C or zinc, you probably wouldn’t want to