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 Birthrate in U.S. Has Dropped Dramatically, According to New Report
The CDC recently released a report showing a clear decline in the birthrate of American teenagers.
Why You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Ebola
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a major international health crisis, but here at home in the U.S. you don't really have much to worry about. Here's why.
Lack of Vitamin D Can Increase Your Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s
A new study has confirmed that being deficient in vitamin D can increase your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s as you age.
Home Buyers Should Ask Sellers About These 5 Things Before Making an Offer
If you're in the home-buying process, be aware of these particularly important considerations—and only the home's current owner can provide the answers.
New Home or Older Home? 5 Things to Consider Before You Buy
When choosing between buying a newly built home or a pre-owned, older one, here are five important considerations to think about before making your decision.
Drinking Too Much Now Can Make You Forget … Much Later
A recent study showed a link between heavy drinking in mid-life with severe memory loss later in life.
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.
Why You Shouldn’t Use a Spoon to Give Your Child Medicine
A recent study shows that using kitchen spoons to give children medicine is highly inaccurate and often quite dangerous.
Enjoy Your Fourth of July With These Fireworks-Safety Tips
Independence Day is perfect for outdoor family fun. It's also the one time of year when it’s seems to be okay to play with matches. Family fun and playing with matches may seem like an unlikely combo, but hey, so is America, right?
Hiking Safety Tips — 7 Ways to Enjoy a Safe, Healthy Hike This Summer
Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.
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.