illness

How Does This Work?: Cough Syrup

Most of us put all manner of crap in and on our bodies to make them work a little better. Since most of us have…

Everything That Will Leave Your Body Less Inflamed

There’s a stark difference between being swole and being swollen. For one, being swole is an understandably desirable state for some bros, as was explained…

Growing a Beard Might Help You Fight Sickness (and Allergies)

Pass the Rogaine, please: Research published in the Journal of Hospital Infections suggests that beards may defend against infections, which might be reason enough for…

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…