public health

Anti-Vaxxers

This Is Why Measles Is Making a Big Comeback around the Globe

Dipping vaccination rates and tourism are spreading the respiratory disease quickly around the globe.
Emma Ockerman
2.10.19
Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Port-a-Potties Are Good, Actually

Apparently not everyone is revolted by the poop prisons.
Karleen Kos
6.26.18
body

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidises nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin
5.9.18
meat

A Meat Tax Is Probably a Good Idea

This past tax day, PETA rolled out an unappetizing idea: a meat tax. But when we dug into the details of their proposal, we found that it's more than just trolling.
Mike Pearl
4.25.17
Slutever

On Set with the Woman Making Mormon Porn in Utah

On this episode of 'Slutever,' Karley Sciortino meets the woman creating lesbian Mormon porn in a state that's declared the medium a "public health crisis."
VICE Staff
4.12.17
Drugs

NBOMe in Australia: Everything We Know About the Drug and Why it's Killing People

It's a hallucinogen that's never been subjected to a large-scale human trial. Now we're getting one in the general community.
Julian Morgans
2.8.17
Health

The World Is 'Grossly Unprepared' for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.
Katherine Gillespie
1.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Vaccine Skeptic RFK Jr Says He's Chairing Trump's 'Vaccine Safety' Commission

Like Trump, the environmental activist has floated the widely debunked claim that vaccines are linked to autism.
Lauren Messman
1.11.17
Art

Here’s Your Chance To Understand 3-D Printing Once and For All

A full look at the societal impact—from medical to creative to economic—of 3D-printing technology.
Diana Shi
1.9.17
Health

Australian Scientists May Have Just Saved Us From Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

Using "star-shaped polymers" the researchers were able to kill bacteria that had become resistance to antibiotics.
Vincent Dwyer
9.13.16
Stuff

If Millennials Today Have It All, Why Are New Zealand Youth So Damn Unhappy?

Research last year found suicide in New Zealand had reached an all-time high. We asked some young people who have dealt with depression for their thoughts on why.
Beatrice Hazlehurst
4.5.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of a Contagious Disease Wiping Out Humanity?

Can the microbes just decide to rise up and destroy us?
Mike Pearl
2.12.16
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