detox

Wellness Lies

Celery Juice Is a Waste of Perfectly Good Celery

You could pulverise the vegetable because people on Instagram are doing it to "detox," or you could just eat the real stuff.
Kasandra Brabaw
3.3.19
You're Smarter Than That

There's No Such Thing as 'Sweating Out Toxins'

"Doesn’t smelly sweat mean something evil is leaving my body?"
Tracey Anne Duncan
1.7.19
Unites States of Addiction

What It's Like to Detox in Jail

The small, communal toilet was in the corner of the pod, enclosed by a short stall that did nothing to keep the smell of diarrhea, vomit, and blood from overtaking the unit.
Elizabeth Brico
11.26.18
WELL, THANK U

An Idiot's Guide To Getting Rid Of Toxins

You might not know exactly what toxins are, but you know you want to get rid of them. The problem is being healthy is boring — unless you take some short cuts.
VICE Staff
7.19.18
Weed

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!
Caroline Thompson
2.18.18
Books

How We Replaced Religion with Gwyneth Paltrow, Yoga, and 'Wellness'

A new book examines the modern spiritual devotion to clean living.
Katherine Gillespie
7.28.17
Health

People Explain How Wellness Ended Up Making Them Sick

Coffee enemas and goji berries: What could go wrong?
Sasha Borissenko
4.21.17
Stuff

I Traveled to India to Try an Ancient Detox and Found Enlightenment with a ‘Shart Chart’

I hated myself for blindly filling prescriptions and taking the advice provided by the "rehabilitation team" surrounding me in Canada. I needed a change.
Krista Schilter
5.28.15
News

Why Did This Woman Who Was Arrested in a Prostitution Sting Die in a Florida Jail?

April Brogan's undignified death in custody says a lot about how the police and society at large treat sex workers.
Melissa Gira Grant
5.8.15
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The Evolution of Dr Dre

A look at the landmark moments in the formidable career of Dr Dre, the godfather of gangsta rap.
Jo Fuertes-Knight
11.30.14