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Games Features

‘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.
Ian Boudreau
5.16.19
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.
Madeline Moitozo
7.21.17
Doctor's Note

ER Doctors Are Bringing Patients Back From the Dead

Using a machine from the 1950s.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
3.30.17
Doctor's Note

When Your Patient Is a Murderer

It was impossible to reconcile the woman on the gurney with what she had done.
Frank Huyler, MD
1.4.17
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.
John Surico
4.7.16
Florida

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.
Munchies Staff
6.4.15
Stuff

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.
Vicki Rox
5.10.15
tech

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...
Caisa Ederyd
2.18.14
Film

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
10.22.12
Motherboard Blog

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...
Michael Byrne
5.3.12