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amputees
amputees

What It's Like to Live with a Prosthetic Leg Your Entire Life

Most people think "amputee" means you've lost a limb, but sometimes you never had one to begin with.
Alice Sanders
2.12.18
High Wire
High Wire

Women Are Leading the Fight Against the War on Drugs

Two of the most prominent groups devoted to reforming America's drug laws are now run by women of color. Here's what they're accomplishing, and how they're doing it.
Maia Szalavitz
2.5.18
mental health
mental health

What It’s Like Having an Extreme Fear of Death...All the Time

Thanatophobia is the fear of the one thing in life that is inevitable...death.
Violet Rusu
2.5.18
THE SESH
THE SESH

Sorry, Getting Fucked Up When You're Ill Does Not Cure You

Debunking the "Miracle of the Sesh".
Hannah Ewens
2.2.18
mental health
mental health

When Will You Be Able to Use Ketamine For Social Anxiety?

Yet another study has heroed the drug as a potential treatment for severe mental disorders, this time for social anxiety disorder. But there's a while to go until we can take it as a pill or spray — especially where anxiety is concerned.
Rebecca Kamm
2.2.18
VICE TONIC
VICE TONIC

This Is What it Means if it Takes You Forever to Ejaculate

Yeah, it's an actual problem.
Matthew Terrell
1.29.18
Life Inside
Life Inside

I Spent Three Strange Days on a Prison Bus to See a Doctor

When getting a few minutes with a doctor means spending hours and hours handcuffed to another inmate and wondering about the world outside.
Deidre McDonald
1.26.18
HEALTH
HEALTH

Even Smoking Just One Cigarette a Day Is Dangerous

Just one fag a day is seriously detrimental, raising your risk of heart disease and strokes, especially for men.
VICE Staff
1.25.18
Pregnancy
Pregnancy

I Had the Same Disease as Kate Middleton and It Was Brutal

Morning sickness on steroids doesn’t even begin to describe it.
Natalie B. Pendergast
1.25.18
HEALTH
HEALTH

More Australians Than Ever Are Going to ER With Extreme Sunburn

It's basically a second-degree burn—and it can cause nerve damage.
Rebecca Kamm
1.25.18
HEALTH
HEALTH

Life After a Double Mastectomy at 33

A young, single New York City woman is diagnosed with the genetic mutation that gave her mother breast cancer. After removing her breasts, unanswerable questions about her future loom large.
Elyssa Goodman
1.20.18
psychology
psychology

Experts Explain Why You Laugh When You Shouldn't

Turns out you're not so evil after all.
Rebecca Kamm
1.18.18