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Can A Facial Fend Off The Swine Flu?

When the going gets tough, there are those who get knocked over, and then there are folks who figure out how to profit from a bad situation. Looks like the…

Leonora Epstein | January 4, 2010 - 7:10 pm

This Isn’t The First Swine Flu Outbreak We’ve Had

The above documentary by CBS’s “60 Minutes” discusses the swine flu epidemic of 1976 and the federal government-sponsored inoculations that possibly caused 500 people to get Guillain-Barré syndrome,…

Annika Harris | November 18, 2009 - 6:20 pm

Chromeo Fights Swine Flu With PSA For Kids’ Show

Hey, kids! Washing your hands is cool. Especially with this mad lame swine flu or whatever going around.

That’s what electropop duo Chromeo wants the youth of…

Leonora Epstein | November 13, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Quickies: First Daughters Inoculated For Swine Flu & This Actually Isn’t It For Michael Jackson

Sasha and Malia Obama received their shots against H1N1, after vaccination questions flooded the White House. [New York Times]
The LAPD is concerned about paparazzi after a series of break-ins…

Xiomara Martinez-White | October 27, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Oink, Oink: A “Dancing With The Stars” Swine Flu Outbreak

Swine flu is now officially the enemy of everything that is good. First it infected Rupert Grint and The Backstreet Boys. Now, there’s been an outbreak of H1N1 on the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 21, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Minty Fresh Breath Could Stave Off Swine Flu

You need some anti-bacterial mouthwash. And don’t just use it once a day. That’s half-assing it; you should be gargling thrice daily. It’s not that you have a problem with…

Lily Q | October 20, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Oink, Oink: Celebrities With Swine Flu!

Just when my longtime dream of attending a Backstreet Boys concert was about to finally come true, the reviled swine flu had to come and ruin everything. Poor BBoy Brian…

Ami Angelowicz | October 11, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Get A Swine Flu-Repellent Suit If You Have Money To Waste

A Japanese company says it has designed a suit that will fight the H1N1 virus. Haruyama Trading Co. has produced 50,000 suits that are coated with the chemical titanium dioxide,…

Annika Harris | October 7, 2009 - 6:50 pm

No More French Kissing!

France is so paranoid about swine flu that French health officials have been asking citizens to forgo “la bise,” the country’s traditional double-cheeked kiss greeting. Especially in schools, children have…

Leonora Epstein | September 14, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Throw Your Child A Swine Flu Party!

We’ve heard of chicken pox parties, where parents get their healthy kids together with ones who have the pox hoping that they’ll pick up the germies. The idea is, since…

Justine Fields | June 30, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Quick Pic: Swine Flu Can’t Scare Crazy

Zac Efron (Harajuku) lovers greet the star at an airport in Tokyo, where the swine flu scare prompted his fans to proclaim their love for him via fashion statements. Perhaps…

Simcha | May 13, 2009 - 7:45 pm

10 Things That Are More Dangerous Than The Swine Flu

This weekend, I was talking to a doctor friend of mine who calmed all of my fears about swine flu. Then I read: “90 people get the swine flu and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Swine Flu Ruins Prom!

Swine flu is effing things up around the globe. But did you know that it’s threatening prom? Around 300 schools in the US are closed because of the swine flu…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 2, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Accessorize Your Swine Flu Paranoia Just Like Speidi!

We saw pics of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt wearing surgical masks after returning from swine flu-plagued Mexico, and suddenly we couldn’t imagine life without the protective gear. I mean,…

Lily Q | May 2, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Quick Pic: Aussie Fashionistas Stand Up To The Swine Flu

Some of the male models in Stand’s runway show wore gas masks. Were they an original part of the collection or a commentary on swine flu mania? [Sydney, Australia, 5/01/09]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Swine Flu Dampens Lebanese Kissing Custom

The swine flu hasn’t hit Lebanon yet, but it’s already threatening the national custom of the kiss greeting. Lebanese kiss each three times upon meeting. Health Minister Mohammad Khalifeh, however,…

Annika Harris | April 30, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Quick Pic: Heidi And Spencer Need To Be Quarantined

The just-married twosome return from their honeymoon in Mexico. [LAX, Los Angeles, 4/29/09] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2009 - 10:30 am