Read an excerpt from Carlyn Zwarenstein's 'Opium Eater: The New Confessions' about a writer's struggle with opiates to cure her chronic pain.
VICE Serbia meets terminally ill patients who swear by the potent treatment, despite being illegal to use and extremely expensive to get.
Apparently having a massive crew is akin to doing morphine.
Overcoming the condition that makes sex as painful as the very first time, every single time.
Back in 2000 I was the DDR king of my local arcade. And then a gigantic rock almost crushed me to death.
After learning she's pregnant, Cynthia encounters emotional and logistical obstacles when trying to access safe and legal abortion services in Brazil.
A scientific explanation of why three wines is suddenly enough to ruin your life.
Remember the demon rat with the human ear?
According to Daniel Chamovitz, dean of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, plants can feel themselves being eaten, they just don't have the capacity to give a shit.
For people with autoimmune diseases, the TPP could make our medication exorbitantly expensive and confine us to a life of pain and isolation.
VICE Serbia went to Rijeka, Croatia to explore the ancient art of using handmade hooks to pierce the skin as well as the city's tattoo and body modification scenes.
What's the deal with scrotum saline infusions? To find out, I went through the procedure myself.
It is a process that repeats itself ova and ova and ova.
If your mouth hurts like a motherfucker after a root canal, at least you didn't wake up with permanent brain damage or all your teeth missing.
In his piece 'Chinese Bible,' the infamous artist inverts his focus away from violence to quiet introspection.
A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.
What happens when you try to live on chocolatey hazelnut spread alone? Turns out you feel like crap.
We spoke to a man who suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a rare condition that makes you feel like one of your limbs doesn't belong on your body.
In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
Last year, the Labor Party announced they'd repeal the state's cage fighting ban if voted into government. With their election victory in November, the MMA community is still waiting to get back inside the bars.
This week Danish researchers released a study claiming boys who were circumcised are up to 46 percent more likely to develop autism later in life.
All the talk about rising oxycodone prescriptions in the UK causing a middle-class heroin crisis is gold-plated baloney.
Parents of stillborn children anticipate a future that never comes. With all this unfulfilment parents want to capture something of the experience.
Is the Canadian government making it too hard for pain and anxiety sufferers to get their hands on medicine that could help them?