medicine

How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Gluten?

You'll be fine if you don't have celiac disease, but did you know some people have "silent" celiac disease, and it can chip away at their health for years?
Mike Pearl
11.23.15
Interviews

What Are Surgeons Listening to While You're Under the Knife?

From Avicii to Zeppelin to Brand New, what gives surgeons a steady hand during hours and hours of pressure situations.
Michael Haskoor
10.12.15
Food

How Food Allergies Took Over My Life

After a couple bad experiences with trace amounts of peanuts, I was sent into a spiral of anxiety and fear that took me months to recover from.
Katie Okamoto
10.7.15
Stuff

When Breast Cancer Strikes Without Symptoms

When my childhood best friend was diagnosed with late-stage breast cancer, she was 26 years old, beautiful, and athletic—and there was no tell-tale "lump."
Vicki Rox
8.30.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Vaccine Could Finally End the Ebola Epidemic

A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
Bo Franklin
7.31.15
News

A New Study Says Legalizing Medical Weed Doesn't Lead to More Teens Toking Up

It's just the latest piece of evidence that medical marijuana can be legalized without the nation's high schools getting hotboxed 24/7.
Mike Pearl
6.16.15
Stuff

Writer Ryan O’Connell Talks About His New Memoir, Being Gay and Having Cerebral Palsy

"I never felt disabled enough and I never felt able-bodied enough, so it gave me a total complex."
Mitchell Sunderland
5.22.15
Stuff

When It Came to My Depression, Medicine Was More Effective Than Mindfulness

You're not a failure if you can't treat depression with the power of your own mind.
James Nolan
4.22.15
Stuff

An Interview With a Guy Who Identifies Body Parts After Disasters

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.
Jack Callil
4.14.15
Stuff

Participant 96645: My Life As a Lab Rat

Aside from infecting myself with a deadly disease, I was open to everything.
Gillian Walters
2.23.15
Stuff

Inbred Rabbits and Cats High on Smack – The Secret World of Young Vets

It's not all snuffling in the necks of golden Labrador puppies – a graduate vet faces low pay, nights on call spent un-twisting dogs' stomachs and helping cats come down off their owners' heroin.
Katie McCabe
2.19.15
WEEDIQUETTE

Why Aren't American Veterans Allowed to Treat Their PTSD with Medical Marijuana?

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?
T. Kid
1.27.15
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