Health

abortion

For Women of Colour, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic

In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
Sarah Krichel
3 days ago
sexual health

Remember Crabs? Turns Out They Didn't Disappear Along With Our Pubes

When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs – but they're just as common as they've ever been.
Mark Hay
5 days ago
Drugs

What Does Cocaine Do to the Heart?

Racking up those lines could cause swelling, scarring and heart disease – good stuff!
VICE Staff
7.14.19
psychology

There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us

These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Nadja Heym
7.8.19
Allergies

Why Do Some People Suddenly Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?

It can be confusing and daunting to suddenly not be able to eat a food you've eaten your whole life.
Shayla Love
7.8.19
Health

Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Patients Who Can't Consent

The practice, performed on unconscious patients, is still legal in 42 states despite ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.27.19
Health

Mindfulness Is a Capitalist Scam

In his new book, Ronald Purser cuts through the woo-woo hippy-dippy hype to show how the practice has been co-opted for nefarious means.
Ryan Bassil
6.20.19
climate change

Climate Change May Be Spawning Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
Alex Norcia
6.19.19
Health

People in the US Are Already Dying From Being Denied Abortions

A new study is a reminder of the serious consequences of restricting abortion access.
Kimberly Lawson
6.15.19
Health

Growing Up with Acne May Make You More Successful Later

A good news day for people with pimples: we dig into the study claiming acne might help you do better in school, and at work.
Ralph Jones
6.12.19
food news

Girl's Abdominal Blockage Reportedly Caused by Hundreds of Undigested Boba Pearls

Oh cool, just the nightmare we needed today.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
Science

Please, Don't Use a Vacuum Cleaner to End Your Period Early

We spoke to a gynaecologist about "menstrual extractions".
Nana Baah
6.7.19
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