sickness

Asking for a friend

Will Smoking Weed Make My Flu Less Terrible?

The pros and cons of getting high when you're sick.
Nick Keppler
7.29.19
Comics!

'On Trash,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont

The world's trash is causing a man to lose sleep.
Pedro D'Apremont
2.4.19
Comics!

'Biopsy Part Five,' Today's Comic by Rebecca Kirby

After finding out she doesn't have cancer, Rebecca celebrates by assigning herself a new birthday.
Rebecca Kirby
11.11.18
Flu

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes
10.28.18
body

The Smell We Associate With a Clean Pool Actually Means There’s Pee in It

That's not just the chlorine you're smelling.
Laura Finney
Simon Cotton
7.6.18
body

Thousands of People Voted on the Grossest Thing in the World

There are six categories of things that most people find disgusting.
Jesse Hicks
7.3.18
Asking for a friend

Will My Body Absorb the Chemicals in My Bug Spray?

Here's what we know about DEET.
Michelle Malia
8.14.17
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

A Timeline of the Conspiracies, Rumours, and Controversies Over Hillary Clinton's Health

Conspiracy theorists have been accusing Hillary Clinton of concealing illnesses from the public, and she responded by... concealing an illness from the public.
Harry Cheadle
9.13.16
Stuff

The 1998 World Cup, Fragile Memory, and the Death of My Mother

I have no idea when mom was diagnosed, but it must have been after the driveway and after the buggy in the rain.
Francisco Garcia; Illustrations by Marta Parszeniew
12.7.15
News

We Talked to UK Healthcare Employees Who Are Worried About More Cuts to the National Health Service

"It's all about profit and not about compassion or about care."
Eleanor Morgan
5.8.15
Stuff

What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist

"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Jack Callil
3.13.15
Stuff

What It's Like to Grow Up with an Alcoholic Mom

It's an embarrassing, never-ending story that makes me feel like a cliché.
Marianna Luisa Bukowska
3.10.15
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