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VICE TONIC

The Family That Doesn't Feel Pain

Their genes could lead to treatment options for people with chronic pain.
Shayla Love
7.23.18
Stress

Being Stressed Out Wrecks Your Ability to Plan Ahead

It's called stress-induced ego depletion.
Nick Hobson
5.20.18
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.
Elizabeth Brown
5.16.18
News

Man’s Body Found Inside a Women’s Bathroom Wall in a Mall

Everything about this story is creepy.
Allison Tierney
5.3.18
Sex

There’s Only One Correct Way to Measure a Penis

Breaking: Penis length is shorter when people aren't self-reporting.
Grant Stoddard
4.3.18
amputees

What It's Like to Live with a Prosthetic Leg Your Entire Life

Most people think "amputee" means you've lost a limb, but sometimes you never had one to begin with.
Alice Sanders
2.12.18
addiction

It Was Only When I Quit Drinking That I Realized How Bad It Was For Me

Maybe some of us need pictures of liver cirrhosis on bottles of gin.
James Wilt
1.16.18
yoga

I Tried Naked Yoga and Got Acquainted with My Body

Our mats on the floor were laid out in a semicircle. For obvious reasons, you don't want to sit behind someone when you're doing yoga in the nude.
Insa Schniedermeier
1.16.18
Opioid Crisis

How Drug Users Would Solve the Opioid Crisis

Users say they want to end prohibition, seek reparations, and get invested in pain alternatives like weed. In Vancouver, that’s already happening.
Travis Lupick
11.13.17
VICE TONIC

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
Andrew Daniels
10.23.17
Health

Bloody Shits and Shitloads of Weed, What It’s Like Having Ass Cancer

I have stage four rectal cancer and I will fight it my way.
Scott Belliveau
8.23.17
Asking for Friend

Is Your Insane Chili Sauce Habit Destroying Your Stomach?

Or your butthole?
Patia Braithwaite
7.11.17