Health

High Wire

Labeling People Video Game 'Addicts' Could Be a Massive Mistake

If the cure looks anything like "solutions" to drug addiction, this could get ugly.
Maia Szalavitz
7.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

CRISPR Is More Damaging to DNA Than We Thought

Several studies have uncovered serious problems with the gene-editing tech, throwing its therapeutic potential in doubt.
VICE Staff
7.20.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

"We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach."
Justin Caffier
7.19.18
vaping

Juul Is Coming Out with a New Formula

The change arguably represents a shameless attempt to combat criticism over teens loving the stuff.
Allie Conti
7.12.18
Cannabis

CBD Products Are Everywhere, but Is CBD Legal? Not Exactly

The compound being advertised as a miracle cure for many conditions exists in a legal gray area.
Cole Kazdin
7.12.18
Cannabis

I Tried CBD Juul Pods and They Were Actually Pretty Great

I was skeptical about the benefits of CBD, but the pods actually seemed to help my anxiety.
Allie Conti
7.11.18
Los Angeles

The LA Metro Is Finally Replacing Its Legendarily Disgusting Seats

The fabric seats have long been home to lice, bed bugs, and extremely gross stains.
Nicole Clark
7.10.18
medical cannabis

I Had to Fight the British Government to Get Medical Cannabis for My Son

Charlotte Caldwell tells the story of how she took on the Home Office to save her son's life.
Charlotte Caldwell
7.4.18
exercise

An Out of Shape Slob’s Guide to Running

I’m no good at it, and I hate it. So I asked an expert how to be less miserable.
Mack Lamoureux
7.3.18
The Nice Guide to Right Now

Watch This Very Good Boy Give His Human Friend CPR

Dogs may be the only pure things left in this world.
River Donaghey
6.26.18
incels

Inside the Disturbing Forum Incels Use to Brutally Criticize Each Other's Faces

Lookism is the site "where looks matter," but the unhinged plastic surgery ideas exchanged by users suggest that's a big understatement.
Allie Conti
6.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Promising Psychedelic Experiment Created New Brain Connections in Flies and Rats

In a study done on flies and rats, scientists found that LSD and DMT impacted neurite density—a promising sign for the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
VICE Staff
6.13.18