Insurance

Facebook

Your Future Doctor Could Monitor Your Facebook Posts for Disease

Medical providers could soon use your social media to predict diseases from depression to diabetes, sparking questions of data privacy.
Madeleine Gregory
6.19.19
therapy diaries

Trying to Fix My Own Mental Health Issues Was a Huge Mistake

“I was sitting in my room doing my nightly guided meditation before bed, and this sudden feeling of doom and dread sucked into my chest."
Tonic Editors
1.31.19
LGBTQ

My Long Road to Genital Reassignment Surgery

Portraits and an essay documenting one woman's battle for healthcare.
Sara Oliver Wight
4.14.17
News

Terrorism Insurance Is a Booming Business After Paris and San Bernardino

Though the terrorism insurance industry didn't appear in the US until after 9/11, these days every spike in fear leads to an increase in customers.
Cole Kazdin
12.18.15
Stuff

How Crowdfunding Websites Are Helping Brits Repatriate the Dead Bodies of Loved Ones

If a British family member dies abroad without insurance, the cost of getting them home can be astronomical.
Shanna Jones
6.19.15
The Wall Street Issue

The True Story of the ‘Greatest Corporate Failure in American History’

The infamous AIG bonus controversy of 2009 was a rare moment when everyone in America was angry about the same thing. Today, thanks to a lawsuit being argued in Washington, we now know how comprehensively we were duped.
VICE Staff
12.8.14
Stuff

Grief and the Free Market

If you lost an arm in a large scale terror attack like the Boston Bombings, how much compensation should you receive? Short answer: it depends.
Wendy Syfret
9.5.13
News

Filibustin' with Willie D - My Healthcare Reform Plan

You know what I think about the people who work for HMOs? Fuck ’em!
Willie D
6.5.12