DOCTORS

Work

People Told Us Their Worst Experiences Working in Nursing

A career as a nurse can mean being assaulted, undervalued, and long shifts with no breaks.
Chris D'Alessandro
6.3.19
guns

Doctors and Emergency Workers Tell Us About the Toll of Treating Gunshot Victims

After the NRA told doctors to stay in their lane on gun control, many spoke out about the visceral results of gun violence.
Jooyoung Lee
12.17.18
nba

Markelle Fultz is Why We Should Leave Medical Diagnoses to the Experts

Most people writing and opining about Markelle Fultz's strange start to his NBA career are not doctors. That's a problem.
Corbin Smith
12.6.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
Weed

Doctors Met Up To Talk About Weed and Some Petty Drama Went Down

These beefing MDs need to spark one.
Manisha Krishan
4.6.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Number one: giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation it's just a "thank you present".
Anna Nini
1.12.18
Health

An ER Doc Explains How Not To End Up on Life Support

While young people are the least likely to think end of life wishes, it’s often young people who experience catastrophic injuries.
Dr. Blair Bigham
12.7.17
High Wire

Doctors Who Hate Drug Users Are Fueling the Opioid Crisis

SPOS—or subhuman piece of shit—is old hospital slang for drug users. That attitude is still all over America's response to a drug epidemic.
Maia Szalavitz
11.23.17
Books

What I Learned Treating Newly Arrived Refugees for Ten Years

Vancouver’s Bridge Refugee Clinic, which has welcomed 50,000 refugees since it opened, is slated to close next month.
Dr. Martina Scholtens
10.19.17
VICELAND

The Moms Who Smoke Pot While Pregnant

On a new episode of VICELAND's 'WEEDIQUETTE,' Krishna meets up with an expectant mom who smokes, a medical expert advising against it, and a researcher fighting for a mother's right to get high.
VICE Staff
10.6.17
Health

Doctors Don’t Understand Why Many Women Suffer Chronic Pelvic Pain

Women are consistently dismissed for reporting symptoms of an under-researched disorder.
Jodie Shupac
10.3.17
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from ‘Dallas Buyers Club.’
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
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