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Health

Why Ketamine is the Best Drug on Earth

An emergency-room doctor explains why he routinely sticks his patients in the K-hole.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
Health

Almost No Processed Foods Are on Track to Meet Salt Reduction Targets

Campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health says that only one in 28 foods will meet targets set by Public Health England by the end of the year.
Daisy Meager
3.20.17
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
Munchies

This Is Why Millennials Are All Turning Vegan

According to new figures from the Vegan Society, the number of vegans in the UK has risen 350 percent over the past ten years, with 42 percent aged between 15 and 34. But what's driving the tofu trend?
Daisy Meager
10.17.16
Sugar Tax

The World Health Organisation Just Called for a Global Sugar Tax

A new report from WHO says that taxing sugary drinks by at least 20 percent would proportionally reduce consumption and obesity-related diseases like diabetes and cancer.
Daisy Meager
10.12.16
diet

A New Global Report Says That One Third of People Are Malnourished

The 2016 Global Nutrition Report, written by more than 100 food policy experts worldwide, has found that many countries suffer from “serious levels” of both undernutrition and obesity.
Daisy Meager
6.14.16
Stuff

Why Is the Chinese Government So Eager to Beef Up Restrictions on Ketamine?

Ketamine is a useful anaesthetic all over the world. It's also China's recreational drug of choice, which is why their government wants it universally restricted.
Dan Nulley
12.16.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A New Vaccine Could Finally End the Ebola Epidemic

A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
Bo Franklin
7.31.15
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

Female Circumcision Is Becoming More Popular in Malaysia

In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
Marta Kasztelan
2.22.15
News

New York - Boycott The Who!

VICE Staff
6.8.08