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Health

Running Is the Worst Way to Get Fit

If you want to be in shape, skip the 10K training and sprint—but don't jog—to the nearest weight room.
Nick English
9.9.19
Phys Ed

How to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape

A personal trainer explains why you don’t need a detox, a fad diet, or a boutique workout to burn fat and build muscle.
Christian Finn
9.9.19
Smoking

What Will It Take for the Remaining 19 Percent of Smokers to Quit?

People have a few ideas.
Denny Watkins
7.19.19
mind

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?

Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Mark Hay
5.9.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?
Shayla Love
3.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Working on My 'Sleep Hygiene' Caused a Lot of Restless Nights

Reporter Shayla Love talks about her failed attempt to get the perfect night's sleep.
VICE Staff
10.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Saying Goodbye to Aretha Franklin

We celebrate the queen of soul, and the impact she had on our music and culture.
VICE Staff
8.17.18
Fighting Words

I Escaped the Cult of Wellness

"Wild Wild Country" reminds me of my upbringing.
Lily Diamond
5.17.18
body

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

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

The Bizarrely Effective Way Placebos Change Our Bodies

It's not just mind over matter.
Nina Shapiro, M.D.
5.4.18
The Final Word

So Is Red Wine Healthy Or Not?

Here's the bottom line.
Markham Heid
4.6.18
Dolls

There's a Psychological Reason Dolls Are So Spooky

They're in a gray area between person and thing.
Shayla Love
2.25.18
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