Topic: Illness

Nothing You Do Will Get Rid Of This Cold

Nothing You Do Will Get Rid Of This Cold

Science, you are not giving us a lot to work with here. Vitamin C won’t help us fight off a cold, apparently. Neither will Vitamin D apparently. And now antibiotics are definitely out:

A new study shows that although most people think a cough ought to last no more than a week or so, the duration of the most annoying symptom of winter illness is about 18 days — and could be more than three weeks.

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A Field Guide To Puking

A Field Guide To Puking

Barf, hurl, vomit or puke — it’s called throwing up, but it really brings me down. Even if you have a friend who swears she will always be there to hold your hair back, sooner or later we all barf on ourselves. It happens to everyone, particularly after a night of too little food and too much whiskey. More »

Party Favors: The Clone Wars

Party Favors: The Clone Wars

Your guide to becoming the world’s next Casanova. – YourTango

Match.com rips HowAboutWe, so HowAboutWe offers Match.com users three free months. It’s like the Clone Wars of online dating. – HowAboutWe

Have more sex, get sick less often: one of 34 reasons to have sex. As if we needed more reasons!- AOL Health

In relationships, it really is the little things– and that may not necessarily be a good thing. – MyDaily

Pole dancing: a fun activity that the whole family can enjoy! – Buzzfeed More »

Link Love: The Day They Had Photoshop In Ancient Egypt

Link Love: The Day They Had Photoshop In Ancient Egypt

Turns out no one is safe from cosmetic alterations: apparently, the famous bust of Nefertiti was given a makeover by the sculptor. – The Asian Age

Julia Roberts has renewed her beauty contract with Lancome for more than $30 million. In other news, I found a quarter in my jeans pocket this morning! – Daily Mail

You already knew that colds sucked. But did you know they might also make you fat? Drink your juice, everybody. – Glamour

Even fashion royalty isn’t exempt from airline disaster: US Airways reportedly lost $50,000 worth of Giorgio Gucci’s luggage, which included many vintage and custom-made bags. – Styleite

L’Oreal has “ended their relationship” with a male employee accused of manipulating company heiress Liliane Betancourt into giving him almost $1 billion in gifts. – BusinessWeek More »