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4.24.18

I Need to Quit Hair Loss Drugs Before They Kill Me

Thirteen years of fighting baldness has cost so much.

10.11.17

Why Drugs Cause Women More Harm

Fewer women use drugs than men, but more are dying as a result of substance misuse.

7.26.17

How Safe Is America's Hottest Heroin Addiction Treatment?

Vivitrol is all the rage amid a brutal opioid epidemic. But it may also make it almost impossible to feel pleasure—and raise the risk of fatal overdose after relapse.

5.20.17

A Medieval Cow Bile Stew Could Teach Us How to Fight Modern Infections

Ancient texts may be more valuable to researchers than we thought.

12.2.16

This Doctor Is Fighting the AIDS Epidemic Spreading Among Black Men

Few populations are more at risk of contracting HIV than black men in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Leandro Mena runs a clinic there that fights back against this crisis.

11.8.16

Heroin for Trauma and Psychedelics for PTSD: Meeting People Who Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs

According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.

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10.19.16

VICE EXCLUSIVE: Meeting the Drug Users Who've Avoided a Criminal Record in a Pioneering New Decriminalisation Scheme

As we revealed this morning, two British police forces have started referring people caught with a personal amounts of drugs to educational workshops rather than sending them to court.

3.22.16

What It Was Like Being a Test Subject in One of the Earliest LSD Experiments

Doctors and nurses in the province used to be tripping out all the time. Now years later, LSD as medicine could be back.

3.9.16

Are We (Finally) About to Start Studying Marijuana as a Treatment for PTSD?

An interview with medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley.

2.23.16

We Meet The Parents Medicating Their Kids with Weed on the First Episode of 'WEEDIQUETTE' on VICELAND

Watch the first episode of 'WEEDIQUETTE' on VICELAND, where we meet families using hyper-potent weed oil to treat their children's life-threatening cancer.

12.16.15

I Take Nine Grams of GHB Every Night to Treat My Narcolepsy

Xyrem, GHB's Big Pharma brother, is one of the most effective treatments for narcolepsy – only, it's near-impossible to get hold of, leading to fears that sufferers might start to self-medicate with drugs bought off the dark web.

12.7.15

This Neuroscientist Argues That Addiction Is Not a Disease and Rehab Is Bullshit

Marc Lewis, a former drug addict and current neuroscientist, says the medical model of treating addiction needs to be challenged.

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