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Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery

It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
10.23.16
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Romanian Hospital Update: A Doctor Filmed Maggots Crawling Out of a Patient's Wounds

The Romanian Health Minister did not hesitate to accuse the hospital's management of negligence: "This is unacceptable. (...) surely someone could have taken some time out of their lunch break to put up a mosquito net," he said.
VICE Romania
7.25.16
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A Young Person's Guide to Checking Your Breasts for Cancer

It's the most common cancer affecting women, with one in eight being diagnosed at some point in our lives.
Matilda Whitworth
4.6.16
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Ice Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off

Anti-drug campaigns make ice bugs look like the benchmark for addiction. But the truth is that you don't need ice to see them, and some ice addicts never do.
Royce Kurmelovs
10.27.15
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​What Exactly Happens When You Pop a Testicle and How to Fix It

With equal parts morbid curiosity and dedication to public service journalism we called a genital urological surgeon to find out what happens when you pop a ball.
Brian Moylan
10.14.15
Vice Blog

Figure 1 Is Like Instagram, but for Doctors

If you've ever wanted to hop on an app and look at medical maladies, Silicon Valley has the cure for what ails you.
Sheldon Pearce
7.21.15
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What's Up with China's Erectile Dysfunction Problem?

We talked to the author of a new book on the epidemic of impotence in China and look at how people's attitudes toward sexuality are changing in the country.
Jemimah Steinfeld
4.23.15
News

There's Been a Huge Surge of HIV Cases in the UK's Hispanic Community

What's to blame? Attitudes brought over from Latin America, or the UK's healthcare system? Or a little bit of both?
Nick Hagan
3.19.15
News

A Rural Cambodian Village Has Been Hit by a Massive HIV Outbreak

Local authorities in Roka, where 233 people have recently tested positive for HIV, blame an unlicensed doctor who may have spread the disease by using dirty needles.
Clothilde Le Coz
2.24.15
News

The Situation on Manus Island Keeps Getting Worse

700 asylum seekers detained by Australia on Manus Island are refusing to eat. That's 67 percent of the centre's whole population.
Charlie Braithwaite
1.19.15
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France's First Cannabis E-Cigarette Is Completely Legal

An interview with Antonin Cohen, one of the creators of 'Kanavape'.
Gaspard Glanz
12.16.14
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There May Be a Monumental New Finding in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

On Tuesday, scientists in Paris claim to have discovered the genetic mechanism that allows for a "spontaneous cure" among a very rare group of HIV-infected patients.
Kristen Yoonsoon Kim
11.6.14
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