medicine

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Medical Textbooks Overwhelmingly Use Pictures of Young White Men

"You shouldn't have a 20-year-old with coronary artery disease."
Rose Eveleth
5.9.19
Culture

Why Does the Sun Make Some People Sneeze?

A little girl's drawing on Reddit sheds light on why some people react to sunlight with and "ACHOO!"
Beckett Mufson
1.24.19
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
Australia Today

15 Cans of Beer Saved This Guy From Alcohol Poisoning

Doctors in Vietnam treated a severe case of methanol poisoning with a strong dose of tinnies.
Gavin Butler
1.23.19
Culture

This Artist Is Making Work Out of the Literal Blood of LGBTQ People

Jordan Eagles is protesting the FDA's discriminatory blood donation policies.
Claire Voon
1.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Drug Agency: No, You Can't Sell Vape Juice Spiked with Viagra

The FDA busted an e-cig company after finding traces of prescription medications in its "healthcare flavors."
Drew Schwartz
10.15.18
Australia Today

Australia is Set to Become the First Country to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

Within the next 20 years, cervical cancer may no longer be considered a public health problem.
Gavin Butler
10.4.18
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
Food

This Guy Served His Friends Tacos Made from His Own Amputated Leg

“One friend had to spit me into a napkin.”
Beckett Mufson
6.12.18
biohacking

Biohacker CEO Aaron Traywick was found dead in a flotation therapy tank

Traywick once injected himself with a herpes remedy and encouraged others to conduct their own medical research.
Carter Sherman
Lindsay Van Dyke
David Noriega
5.1.18
Desus & Mero

How the World's First Successful Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant Worked

Desus and Mero put on their hypothetical scrubs to learn about the landmark procedure.
Sarah Bellman
4.25.18
cocaine

Today I Learned: The UK Is the World's Biggest Importer of Legal Cocaine

We buy over 80 percent of all licit cocaine around the world.
Tom Usher
4.16.18
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