‘Project Hospital’ is A Great Way to Understand Our Broken Healthcare System
My father has run emergency rooms for years, but I didn't fully understand his job until we played a game together.
How Not to Die
Here's What People Do When There's No 9-1-1
Roadside business owners and housewives may be the answer to some of Bangladesh’s most prevalent medical emergencies.
ER Doctors Are Bringing Patients Back From the Dead
Using a machine from the 1950s.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
When Your Patient Is a Murderer
It was impossible to reconcile the woman on the gurney with what she had done.
Frank Huyler, MD
VICE Long Reads
I Spent 18 Hours in One of New York City’s Busiest Emergency Rooms
In many ways, Brookdale University Hospital's emergency room—one of the busiest in New York City—acts as a bizarro microcosm of the inequitable American healthcare system.
Your Margarita Might Give You Lime Disease
Limes aren't exactly deadly nightshade, are they? But just ask the Florida man currently recovering from lime-induced second-degree burns if the citrus fruit shouldn't be handled with anything less than a hazmat suit.
I Froze My Eggs, Ended Up in the ER, and Almost Lost an Ovary
Three days after I took charge of my reproductive future, I woke in a cold sweat, dry-heaving in pain. Less than .025% of women who freeze their eggs end up with ovarian torsions: Lucky me.
The Man Who Wants to Cure Your Internet Addiction
Various scientists, experts, and journalists have spent the past few years debating whether internet addiction is a real condition that needs legitimate treatment centers or is just a modern urban legend. Patrik Wincent, licensed therapist and founder...
Original Creators: Tech-Thriller Author And Director Michael Crichton
<p>We take a look at some iconic artists from numerous disciplines who have left an enduring and indelible mark on today’s Creators.</p>
Julie Le Baron
The U.S. Spends Way More For Worse Health Care
In short, the U.S. spends a lot more money on health care and gets a lot less than the rest of the industrialized world for that money. If you've ever chilled in the ER waiting room at, say, Maryland General Hospital, or squabbled with a health...