The die-in is the signature move of protesters since the cop who put Eric Garner in a choke hold wasn't indicted last week, and the ones who know all about life and death are getting in on the action.
The government is cutting state-controlled healthcare and filling the deficit by allowing tax money to pay for out-sourced, private-controlled care, operating under market forces. As a result, we had a doctor describe medicine's bleak future in the UK.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, Spanish border police are accused of excessive force against migrants in Melilla, and Kosovo rescues a boy whose father took him to Syria.
We chat with a bunch of people who are unable to get reliable and affordable access to cannabis medications in Canada. Then we take some of them to Mega Ill, Canada's first medical-marijuana-infused pizza parlor.
Who are the people going through trials of untested drugs? Martyrs for medicine? Students who dropped their entire loans on kegs and mini fridges? I signed up to a clinical trial so I could meet them.
Forty percent of you will end up with a broken bone at some point in your life. So I thought I'd help you prepare for this exciting time by sharing some of the ups and downs I've experienced since being forced to take up crutches, because, having broken m…
This week, Christian youth destroy a mosque in the Central African Republic, international medical workers travel to Sierra Leone to try to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, and the husband of a Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family admits to ki…
Twenty-five years ago today, transgender pioneer Christine Jorgensen died of cancer. In her honor, I made a pilgrimage to the one place I know that bares her name: the Christine Jorgensen Memorial Bathroom, an intimate museum experience inside a Brooklyn
Where Tortola's expatriates adopt stray animals and keep them as pets, many locals fear or hate animals. Instead of spaying, neutering, or adopting strays, locals have poisoned dogs to reduce the island's animal population.
The Ebola virus has ravaged Guinea in the past two months. According to Guinea's Ministry of Health, there have been at least 134 suspected cases and 84 deaths. In response to the outbreak, about 60 international Doctors Without Borders staff members have…