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News

Canadian Family Drove for Two Days with Dad’s Corpse to Avoid American Healthcare: Report

Police discovered the body early on Sunday morning at a Quebec border crossing, and the family reportedly said they kept their dad in the vehicle to avoid the American healthcare system.
Mack Lamoureux
4.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

When Women's Pain Isn't Taken Seriously

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. But for some women, the experience can be unbearably painful.
VICE Staff
1.24.19
immigration

A Day of Seeking Healthcare for the Undocumented and Uninsured

Seeing a doctor is Sisyphean task for those without citizenship in the US.
Paola Ramos
12.27.18
true crime

Horrifying New Podcast 'Dr. Death' Tells the True Story of a Killer Surgeon

The six-episode series examines what happens when our healthcare system fails to "do no harm."
Lauren Messman
9.5.18
Gender

How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community

Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
Jake Hall
8.27.18
healthcare

How One Industry Gives Healthcare to Its Hard-to-Reach Migrant Workers

Very quietly, Oregon wineries have dealt with the twin hot-button issues of immigration and healthcare.
Emily Gillespie
8.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

America's Young Doctors Are Embracing Universal Healthcare

Unlike their older counterparts, today's physicians are looking to single-payer solutions.
VICE Staff
8.8.18
Views My Own

Bernie's 'Medicare for All' Might Cost $32.6 Trillion and That's Fine

An analysis that emphasized the hefty price tag also revealed how it would cut healthcare costs while providing insurance to millions.
Harry Cheadle
7.30.18
Views My Own

The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected

If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat," they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.
Harry Cheadle
7.20.18
politics

Breaking: Congress Continues to Do Pretty Much Nothing

Bipartisanship is dead, unless you count bills that help the banking industry.
Mark Hay
7.6.18
Views My Own

The More People Vote, the More Progressives Win

No wonder Republicans are so desperate to depress turnout.
Sean McElwee
Colin McAuliffe
7.3.18
healthcare

Veterans Are Worried Trump Is Poised to Dismantle the VA for Good

“Just about everybody in the veterans advocacy community is freaking out.”
Mark Hay
4.17.18
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