Category: medicine

  • How to Get a Free Uber Ride to a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment at Walgreens

    Getting an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine is hard enough, but for some people, that’s only the first of many challenges in the process. A lot of people aren’t fortunate enough to have their own car, or live in a city where they’re able to reach their vaccine appointment on foot or using public transit…

  • Please, Wear the Right Clothes for Your Vaccine Appointment

    A confirmed appointment for your first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is the 2021 equivalent of finding a golden ticket in your Wonka bar. (Actually, no—it’s better, because getting some level of immunity to a pandemic-causing virus is far superior to a factory tour where participants are encouraged to lick the wallpaper.) Read more…

  • 5 Types of Masks and How to Use Them

    With the new coronavirus variants going around, masking up is more important than ever. But which masks are best? Sadly there isn’t a rigorous ranking or standard to rely on, but we know a few things about different options. So let’s take a tour, starting with the best ones. Read more…

  • Add Sprinkles to Your Toddler’s Medicine

    When little kids are sick, they often need to take medicine—but when kids are sick, they also often feel strongly that they’d really rather not take medicine. Toddlers, in particular, are not ready for logical reasoning, such as, “You feel crappy! This will make you feel un-crappy!” They don’t care; they don’t want… Read more…