illness

The VICE Guide to Right Now

E-Cig Factory Breaks into 'Mass Hysteria' After 30 Mysteriously Fall Ill

No one knows what caused it.
River Donaghey
6.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Most Canadian Men Have Unhealthy Lifestyles, No Brainer Study Says

God, we need to get our shit together, guys.
Mack Lamoureux
6.25.18
UTIs

UTIs Can Make Life Miserable, So Why Do We Never Talk About Them?

Many people – especially women – experience UTIs regularly, but they're ignored in education and forgotten about in media.
Lauren O'Neill
6.7.18
Health

People Who've Been Seriously Ill Talk About the Symptom They Shouldn't Have Ignored

If you think you might be properly getting ill, here's an idea: ask a doctor what they think.
Ruth Faj
12.4.17
Books

Facebook Is Changing the Way We Talk About Death

Daniel Miller's 'The Comfort of People' is a new study that highlights the profound relationship between social media and terminal illness.
Angus Harrison
10.10.17
disease

Life Inside Louisiana's Leprosy Quarantine Was Horrific and Inspirational

The stigma and lack of understanding of the disease shaped every facet of life for patients there, who started their own businesses, founded a newspaper, and used their own currency.
Gray Chapman
10.3.17
breast cancer

What It's Like to Get a Mastectomy as a Young Woman

We spoke to five women under 35 who have undergone mastectomies about their recovery from breast cancer.
Milly McMahon
4.26.17
Boston Red Sox

Twins Want to Disinfect Everything in Detroit After Flu-Ridden Red Sox Leave Town

The Boston Red Sox have been beset by the flu, and now nothing is safe.
Dave Brown
4.11.17
Health

The World Is Unprepared for the Next Big Virus Outbreak, Study Finds

Which is a problem, because infectious diseases are projected to become only more common.
Katherine Gillespie
1.24.17
News

Hundreds of Sick Toronto College Students Are Vomiting, Shitting Their Brains Out

Officials are still investigating the source of the infection, believed to be a norovirus.
Jake Kivanc
1.23.17
Health

What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

"I keep seeing my neighbor's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."
Patrick Marlborough
10.10.16
The Up Close and Personal Issue

Inside Madagascar's 'City of Flies'

About 3,000 people who live in a garbage dump on the outskirts of the country's capital, Antananarivo, are still in close proximity to the pneumonic plague that began last August.
Riccardo Bononi
5.24.16
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