"I never felt disabled enough and I never felt able-bodied enough, so it gave me a total complex."
After a large-scale disaster, one of the priorities is to identify the corpses, a task that often falls to a disaster-victim-identification expert.
Aside from infecting myself with a deadly disease, I was open to everything.
We spoke to two British vets about the stuff they have to deal with on a day-to-day basis.
We spoke with war poet Frederick Foote, a neurologist who's making poetry a required course of treatment in military hospitals.
Could marijuana be the solution America's vets have been waiting for, and if so, why does the federal government continue to stand in the way?
Protests in Boston and Washington, DC, fighting between the Libyan government and opposition forces in Benghazi, and more news from around the world.
By the end of 2015, Australia will have welcomed its first human body farm, giving you a new option for what to do with your body after you die.
Today: Venezuela's economic woes continue, a study finds fracking caused Ohio's earthquakes, and a new antibiotic offers hope in the global war on superbugs.
It seems inevitable that the marijuana industry will be dominated by major corporations, but what will those corporations look like?
Foreign nationals jetting to the United States solely to shell out cash for organ transplants is a growing problem, according to some advocates active in the donor transplant game.
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.
I took a SWAT tactical medicine training course, and found out just how far America's fetish for militarized policing has crept.
I spent three months comatose and hooked up to a life support machine after being run over by a car on New Years Day 2010.
Women who want to increase their low libidos have to take pills designed to give men erections. Is there a better way?
I started to miscarry nine weeks into my pregnancy. After two weeks of bleeding, the baby was gone. Voicing my feelings helped me pull through.
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.
VICE News heads to the West Point neighborhood in Monrovia, Liberia, to learn about one of the main issues that is perpetuating the outbreak—confusion about the virus itself.
For her fanzine, the photographer examined how eating disorders make people self-destruct.
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.
We went to a Vancouver compassion club, Jim's Weeds (which has since been raided by the cops), to test out a cannabis medication for cancer patients called Phoenix Tears.
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…