hospitals

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Cop Roughing Up Nurse for Following the Rules

The officer wanted to illegally collect a blood sample from an man who'd been knocked unconscious in a hit-and-run. The nurse said no. Then the cop got angry.
Allie Conti
9.1.17
Health

Should Your Doctor Be Screening You for Anal Cancer?

A new study is looking into whether new screening policies should be in place.
Tiffany Bateman
9.1.17
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
the act of giving

The Strangest Gifts Serbian Doctors Have Received from Patients

Are you bribing your doctor or just saying thanks for that time she saved your leg?
Uroš Dimitrijević
6.28.17
Tonic

You Know Who's Bizarrely Good For People's Health? Clowns.

No, not the doctors; actual Bozos.
Mark Hay
5.2.17
healthcare

How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms

If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Steven Yoder
3.22.17
hospitals

Inside the Middle Eastern Hospital 3D-Printing for War Victims

The Médecins Sans Frontières​ facility in Jordan is providing much needed care to people in the region.
Sally Hayden
2.5.17
Stuff

The First Time I Let Someone Die

Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
12.10.16
Travel

This Globe-Trotting Brain Surgeon Says Doctors Are Doing Medical Missions Wrong

"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
VICE Staff
9.25.16
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Hospitals?

You're supposed to get better there, but you can get so much worse.
Mike Pearl
7.7.16
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