sickness

Bosses Can Now Harness Your Medical Data To Make Health Predictions

It could quickly turn into a threat of receiving less healthcare coverageor lesser job mobility, and few things exacerbate illness more than chronic dread and stress.

Bronwyn Isaac |

A 12-Year-Old Girl Is Living With An Actual Ant Colony In Her Head

In attempts at finding a cure, Darji’s family has even gone to Witch doctors, with equally unsuccessful results. She is currently under surveillance at an Ahmedabad medical unit.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Make It Work: If You Are Sick, Please Stay Home

Offices are nothing more than tiny incubators for illness. They are warm, windowless, unventilated breeding grounds for that gross-ass cold you’ve been dragging around all weekend, like a giant bag…

Megan Reynolds |

Woman Fakes Ebola To Get Her Sister Quicker Medical Treatment

One Ohio woman put Columbus emergency crews on high alert after she called 911 claiming that her sister had contracted Ebola.

The deadly virus is nothing to mess…

Hello Beautiful |

An Inner Monologue While Coughing All Night

I have barely coughed at all today, which means I’m almost done with this horrific cold, which means it shouldn’t be a big deal that I forgot to buy cough…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

The 7 Stages Of A Man Getting Sick (In GIFs!)

Right now, pretty much everyone I know is sick in bed with a cold, the flu, or some nasty stomach bug that turns your digestive system into mincemeat. Seriously, flu…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Girl Talk: Love After Cancer

I was on the way to the hospital when he called to arrange our first date. Sobbing, I pressed “Ignore” and tried to steady my breathing. I wondered if I…

Lindsey Claire |

Getting A Disease Has Never Been Cuter

Getting a disease or sickness has never been something that anyone looked forward to, but now you just might. These giant plush microbes are stuffed animals of diseases like syphilis,…

Carli Alexa Blau |

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Deal With A Sick Boy

Devil get behind me, it’s cold and flu season. Maybe it’s because I grew up with a mom who refused to categorize any of her five kids as officially “sick”

Judy McGuire |

Dating Don’ts: Five Reasons NOT To Go On A Date

Have you ever just not been in the mood to go out on yet another first date, but force yourself to do it anyway? You talk yourself into it, reasoning,…

Judy McGuire |