What's Freaking Me Out
A Stranger Diagnosed Me With Misaligned Eyes
I’ve had foggy vision, headaches, and jaw pain for years but it never occurred to me that it was because of my eyes. So I asked some experts.
Tracey Anne Duncan
Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu
Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
The Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Aneurysm
Every year, aneurysms burst in the brains of about 10 in 10,000 people.
You're Smarter Than That
How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor
Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.
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I Hit My Head, How do I Know If It's Serious?
Although most head injuries are not severe and pass in a few hours, there are some serious cases where you're best off seeking emergency care. Here's how to assess the damage if you suffer a serious blow to the head.
My Concussion Taught Me Everything We Don't Know About Concussions
My head is broken—and the system is, too
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When Should I Stop Drinking to Avoid a Hangover?
It's way before they start playing Journey at the karaoke bar.
Make Your Bed, Lie in it, and Listen to These New Grouper Tracks
Liz Harris returns with two tracks of unrelenting beauty.
Living With It
A Million Ways I Tried to Cure My Chronic Migraine
One woman's journey into the good, the bad, and the absurdly pricey remedies that promise to ease severe headache pain.
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'Headache,' Today's Comic by Simon Hanselmann
Megg's got a headache, Owl's never had one, and Werewolf Jones is littering the apartment with dirty needles.
Why Do Hangovers Start Hurting Way Worse in Our 20s?
A scientific explanation of why three wines is suddenly enough to ruin your life.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
This Guy's Headache Turned Out to be a Deadly Worm Lodged in His Brain
If the doctors had waited another 30 minutes to perform emergency surgery, he probably would've died.