DOCTORS

Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Anna Nini
1.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Flying Eye Hospital

We talk about an airplane traveling across the globe to help train ophthalmologists and treat patients on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
12.19.17
High Wire

Doctors Who Hate Drug Users Are Fueling the Opioid Crisis

SPOS—or subhuman piece of shit—is old hospital slang for drug users. That attitude is still all over America's response to a drug epidemic.
Maia Szalavitz
11.22.17
VICELAND

The Moms Who Smoke Pot While Pregnant

Watch the all-new 'WEEDIQUETTE' episode exploring the arguments for and against expecting mothers lighting up.
VICE Staff
10.6.17
Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from 'Dallas Buyers Club.'
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.11.17
Comics

'No Visitors,' Today's Comic by HTML Flowers

A hospital patient finds himself oddly aroused after getting a nasal swab.
​HTML Flowers
8.1.17
Health

What It's Like Helping Strangers Through Abortions in Rural Canada

As an abortion doula serving rural areas in Canada where reproductive options are limited, I know it’s not easy getting people the healthcare they need.
Shannon Hardy
7.11.17
crime

A Fertility Doctor Impregnated Patients with His Own Sperm

A Netherlands doctor secretly fathered at least 19 donor-conceived children in his own fertility clinic.
Ewout Lowie
6.12.17
Weed Week

Weed Might Be a Solution to the Opioid Crisis

After seeing the onset of the biggest drug safety crisis of our lifetime from inside a hospital, Ira Price thinks embracing medical marijuana is a vital step forward.
Allison Tierney
4.19.17
Comics

'Is There A Doctor In the House?' Today's Comic by Ida Eva Neverdahl

Someone's choking! Is there a doctor in the house? Find out in this comic by Ida Eva Neverdahl.
Ida Eva Neverdahl
3.29.17
healthcare

How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms

If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Steven Yoder
3.22.17