illness

Seven Doctors on What They Do When They Get Sick

With cold and flu season in full bloom, many of us are now dragging our coughing, sniffling asses to the doctor for recommendations on how…

Why Does Only One Nostril Get Congested When I’m Sick?

Whenever I get sick, it feels like a mucoid military squadron chooses one of my nasal passages to pummel and refuses to let it rest….

A Gentleman’s Guide to Flying With a Cold

If your body is in anything but perfect condition — and hell, even then — soaring through the skies in a large metallic tube is…

Should I, Someone Who Would Prefer Not to Kill the Elderly This Flu Season, Be Wearing a Surgical Mask When Flying?

Of all the flu-prevention techniques out there, surgical masks are by far the sexiest. You look like a medical professional (sexy); it shrouds you in…