sickness

Flu

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes
10.29.18
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
body

Thousands of People Voted on the Grossest Thing in the World

There are six categories of things that most people find disgusting.
Jesse Hicks
7.3.18
NHS Crisis

The 'Health Tourism' Scare Is Dangerous Bullshit That's Bad for Your Health

It's a racist smoke-screen that puts everyone at risk.
Simon Childs
2.10.17
News

We Spoke to Some NHS Workers About How They're Feeling Today

Clue: fucking terrified.
Eleanor Morgan
5.8.15
Stuff

What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist

"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Jack Callil
3.14.15
Stuff

What It's Like to Grow Up with an Alcoholic Mum

It's an embarrassing, never-ending story that makes me feel like a cliché.
Marianna Luisa Bukowska
3.10.15
News

How Scared Should We Be of the Potentially Deadly Bacteria C. Diff?

A new study says the nasty little guy gives 500,000 people a year a horrible, possibly fatal form of diarrhea.
Mike Pearl
3.2.15
death

Living with the Intense Fear of Vomiting

No seafood, no school trips – since I was seven years old, my life has been governed by a phobia of sick.
Hurly Chunks, Illustrations by Tom Scotcher
2.19.15
VICE vs Video games

Is Virtual Reality Really the Future of Video Games?

The world wasn't ready for VR in the 1990s – but is today's market likely to be more accepting of household headsets?
Andy Kelly
2.19.15
Stuff

Chill Out, You're Probably Not Going to Die From the Flu

People are freaking out about how this is the worst flu season yet. We asked a few experts whether or not we're really about to relive the movie <i>Contagion</i>.
Arielle Pardes
1.7.15
Stuff

The Weed-Induced Disease That Makes You Throw Up and Take Scalding Hot Showers

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is a real thing that can happen to you if you smoke too much weed. The good news is that to stop the symptoms, you just have to stop getting high.
Jake Lewis
11.19.14
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