Katie Way

policy

People Need Weed, But Stores Can't Get Federal Funding in a Crisis

Cannabis businesses won’t be eligible for disaster relief loans, thanks to federal prohibition.
Katie Way
a day ago
healthcare

Scams and Hoaxes Are Thriving in the COVID-19 Pandemic

"Wellness" peddlers and start-up goons are rushing to fill the vacuum created by a messy government, a privatized healthcare system, and rising anxiety about coronavirus.
Katie Way
3.27.20
healthcare

Cuomo's Prison Workers Say They're Not Actually Making Hand Sanitizer

Inmates told VICE that they're really just putting a mysterious vendor's existing product in 'NYS Clean' bottles.
Katie Way
3.25.20

'Immune-Boosting' Products Are Trying to Capitalize on Coronavirus

Don't let brands taking advantage of pandemic-induced panic goad you into spending money on ineffective products.
Katie Way
3.18.20
body

Do I Have Coronavirus? I'll Never Know

I have a suspicious set of symptoms and tested negative for the flu, but people in my situation still don’t qualify for COVID-19 screening.
Katie Way
3.13.20
healthcare

We Can't Believe We Have to Say This, But... Crystals Won't Cure COVID-19

“PrattDaddy.com out here saving lives energetically !”
Katie Way
3.12.20
body

Is It Safe to go to the Gym in the Midst of the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Gyms and especially exercise classes can be particularly grody environments. Here's what you need to know.
Katie Way
3.11.20
The Stupid Issue

How Stupid Do Cops Think We Are?

Why we’re often the ones getting messed with when police officers make food-tampering claims.
Katie Way
3.9.20
body

It Seems Not Even Coronavirus Can Stop St. Patrick’s Day

Day drinking in close quarters would be a prime virus transmission opportunity, but perhaps all revelers need is… the luck o’ the Irish.
Katie Way
3.6.20
body

5 Songs Better Than 'Happy Birthday' to Sing During a Vigorous Hand Scrub

A few 20-second snippets you actually won't mind having stuck in your head while you anxiously wash for the "right" amount of time.
Katie Way
3.3.20
Health

Here’s What You, Personally, Should Do About Coronavirus

If someone coughs near you, do they have coronavirus? Should you buy a mask? Go outside? Stockpile food? Here’s everything you need to know.
Hannah Smothers
Katie Way
2.27.20
mind

Of Course Millennials Want to Stay Home—It's All We Can Afford to Do

Today's solo dwellers are less likely to design their homes around entertaining others than previous generations were. That makes sense: We're busy, on a tight budget, and exhausted.
Katie Way
2.25.20
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