Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
Medical Marijuana May Be Reducing Prescription Painkiller Deaths
A recent study shows links between medical marijuana legalization and reduced deaths from prescription painkillers.
Teen Pregnancy Rates in U.S. Show Dramatic Drop, According to New Report
The CDC recently released a report showing a clear decline in the birthrate of American teenagers.
Video Games May Help Kids Live Better, Happier Lives
Video games, when played in small amounts, may turn out to help children become more well-adjusted, according to a new study.
Hiking Tips: 7 Ways to Enjoy a Healthy Trek This Summer
Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.
Hiking: 5 Reasons to Hit the Trails This Summer
Put on some sunscreen and bug repellant, and enjoy these five health benefits of hiking this summer:
Got Burned? 5 Ways to Treat a Sunburn
The summer sun is out in full force, relentlessly attacking our skin with UV rays. Here's what to do if you get a sunburn.
Report: Look Out for Lyme Disease This Summer
A new report indicates that there is likely a larger population of deer ticks this season, meaning there are more tiny carriers of Lyme disease to look out for.
Pregnant Women May Be More Likely to Have Car Accidents
A new study shows that a pregnant woman in her second trimester could be more likely to have a car accident than at any other time in her pregnancy or life.
Study Shows Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Is Increasing in Children
A troubling new study reveals an increase in type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children up to age 19.
Study Links TV Watching and Poor Sleep in Kids
A new study links lack of sleep in children to the amount of television they watch while they’re awake.
7 Simple Ways to Limit Screen Time for Kids
Many moms and dads are wondering how they can help limit the time their kids spend in front of those ever-present media screens. Here are seven tips.
5 Drug-Free Ways to Deal With Allergy Season
Allergies are a pain, but then again, so is that feeling of drowsiness most allergy medications cause. Here are some ways to cope with allergy season without using any drugs.