illness

PSA: Chopping Off the Moldy Bit Doesn’t Do Much Good

When you’re hungry, you’re hungry, and sometimes that means tearing off the patch of green mold growing on a slice of bread in order to…

What Happens to Your Job if You Get a Terrible, Long-Term Illness?

When the worst of the worst happens to you, what happens to your job? We’re talking about things like cancer, horrific injury or some other…

What Does the Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Outbreak Mean for Me, a Regular Guy Whose Favorite Pitcher Got It…

Warning: Contains the phrase ‘oozing yellow gunk’ and other terms that you may find gross Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD), aptly named since it affects your hand, your…

You Can Tell A Lot About A Person Based on Their Slang for Vomit, Money or Semen

The other day, as I entered the kitchen, my roommate was already standing there scowling. Apparently, a carton of old milk was excavated from the…