Susan Rinkunas

Susan Rinkunas is a senior editor at VICE. She was previously health editor at The Cut and has been a digital editor at Health, Women's Health, and Runner's World.

reproductive rights

Your Body Is a Bioweapon

People using "my body, my choice" to protest coronavirus safety guidelines are putting everyone in danger.
Susan Rinkunas
4.21.20
healthcare

My Dying Coronavirus Patient Was Concerned About Their Hospital Bill

"It's completely abhorrent that this question should even come up."
Susan Rinkunas
4.8.20
Fighting Words

Keep Your Disgusting Bar Soap Away From Me and My Body Wash

I cannot believe that people willingly use this moisture-sucking, shower-sludging surfactant to clean themselves.
Susan Rinkunas
3.23.20
reproductive rights

Kanye West Claimed Democrats Are Making Black People Kill Their Children

West claimed without evidence that Democrats are forcing Black people to abort their children and seemed to confuse Plan B with abortion.
Susan Rinkunas
10.28.19
body

Trump Wants to Ban Mango Juul Pods, But AR-15s Can Stay

The administration says vaping is a deeply concerning epidemic but is turning a blind eye to another, much more deadly health crisis: gun violence.
Susan Rinkunas
9.12.19
dude whoa

Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Lead to a Higher State of Consciousness

Study participants bravely took LSD and ketamine in the name of science.
Susan Rinkunas
2.6.19
The High Life

Shrooms Are the Safest Drug You Can Take

Magic mushrooms are safer, even, than smoking weed.
Susan Rinkunas
2.2.19
scale science

There Are 79 Genetic Forms of Obesity

And they might require different treatments.
Susan Rinkunas
6.8.18
VICE TONIC

Psychedelic Drugs Really Do Lead to a Higher State of Consciousness

Study participants bravely took LSD and ketamine in the name of science.
Susan Rinkunas
1.28.18
VICE TONIC

'Black Mirror' Equated the Morning-After Pill with the Abortion Pill

This mistake is more dangerous than it may seem.
Susan Rinkunas
1.8.18