Tag Archives: Sick

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »

Miss England reveals sick Instagram images drove her to contemplate suicide

Miss England Alisha Cowie says sick images on Instagram drove her to self-harming and thoughts of suicide. The beauty queen backs Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s crackdown on graphic social media content as she pours out the story of her hellish childhood today. Relentlessly bullied at school, Alisha, now 19, became anorexic and weighed just six… Read More »

The Death of the Sick Day

Adam Toren remembers the last time he crawled into bed, pulled the covers over his head and took off sick from work. “My whole family got wracked by the flu around 2006,” said Mr. Toren, a tech entrepreneur and writer. “Hopefully, that was the last time.” Thirteen years later, Mr. Toren, who lives in Phoenix,… Read More »