Tonic

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Fraught History of Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it's real. But does "real" matter when a diagnosis can help?
VICE Staff
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

A Sanity Checklist for 2019

From sleeping well to logging off every once in a while.
VICE Staff
1.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Saying Goodbye to Aretha Franklin

We celebrate the queen of soul, and the impact she had on our music and culture.
VICE Staff
8.17.18
We Asked

We Asked Sapiosexuals What Turns Them On

Signs of intelligent life are spreading among young singles.
Mandy Stadtmiller
11.21.17
Science

Widow Meets the Man Who Received Face Transplant From Her Husband

After her husband died by suicide, a man disfigured by his own attempt received his face.
Jesse Hicks
11.13.17
bad mornings

Your Hangovers Really Are Getting Worse With Age

And it's not just your liver falling down on the job.
Maggie Puniewska
10.3.17
let the dogs out

Dogs Who Live With Smokers Are More Likely to Die Younger

Dogs from smokers' homes showed signs of DNA damage.
Knvul Sheikh
9.27.17
Open Minds

Do You Ever Actually ‘Recover’ From a Mental Illness?

When someone says their cancer is in remission, we understand it's not cured. But we tend to lack that grasp of nuance when the disease is psychological.
Kastalia Medrano
7.24.17
Asking for Friend

Is Your Insane Chili Sauce Habit Destroying Your Stomach?

Or your butthole?
Patia Braithwaite
7.11.17
Tonic

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.
Olga Oksman
5.21.17
Tonic

Woman Paralyzed After Eating Gas Station Nachos

Doctors believe she developed botulism from the cheese.
Amber Brenza
5.20.17
Tonic

HIV Is a Matter of National Security

What Trump means for the future of infectious disease.
Alexandra Ossola
5.16.17
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