illness

Restaurants

My Terminal Cancer Diagnosis Won’t Stop Me from Running My Restaurant

Three years after opening my dream restaurant, I was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. I was 29 years old.
Saima Thompson
1.31.19
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.7.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
7.12.18
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
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
6.6.18
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
Food

Eating Indian Food Could Cure Your Winter Cold

As November’s chill sets in, rather than reach for the flu tablets, I pull out the ingredients for khichdi (the Indian answer to chicken soup) or Masala chai, the original cold cure.
Zab Mustefa
11.8.17
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
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
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
CHEFS

This Chef Won’t Let His Diagnosis Cripple His Career

Chef Dan Jacobs' frightening symptoms began less than a year ago, as he prepared to open his new restaurant in Milwaukee.
Sarah Freeman
12.3.16
food safety

No One's Sure Why Soylent's Food Bars Are Making People Puke

People on Reddit and Soylent’s message board have been complaining of some unintended side effects from eating Soylent Food Bars—namely, nausea, horrific diarrhea, and intense vomiting.
Wyatt Marshall
10.16.16
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