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10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone Committed to a Psych Ward

Is the modern psych ward really the cuckoo's nest we've been led to believe it is?
Justin Caffier
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Why Gaming Addiction Could Be Classified as a Disease

The World Health Organization is considering adding "gaming disorder" to its International Classification of Diseases.
VICE Staff
1.3.18
High Wire
High Wire

What We Don't Know About Drugs Is Killing Us

The lack of information out there on fentanyls alone is shocking.
Maia Szalavitz
12.29.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Saving the Brain of a Shooting Victim on New Year's Eve

After the ball dropped, a man walked into the hospital with a hole in his head. My main concern as a neurosurgeon was that he would be a "talk and die."
Dr. Rahul Jandial
12.29.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

I Spent 80 Days Trying to Get Abs and It Ruined My Life

I lost 30 pounds and a quarter of my body fat and all it cost was my social life, my relationship, and any joy I had.
Graham Isador
12.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
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
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

At Worst, the CDC's Ban on 'Transgender' Could Cost Lives

The Trump administration's move to avoid the word "transgender" in budget documents reflects a broader, troubling agenda.
Katelyn Burns
12.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Drowning Out the Stress of a Noisy City

We uncover how recorded nature sounds can appeal to our evolutionary senses on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
12.6.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

What It's Like to Be Allergic to Sunlight

"Like some people are allergic to peanuts, I'm allergic to sunlight."
Alice Sanders
12.5.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

HIV-positive people smoke at more than twice the rate of the general population. Doctors say smoking now presents a greater risk to them than HIV itself.
Benjamin Adams
12.4.17
High Wire
High Wire

It Doesn't Take a Genius to Solve the Opioid Crisis

Solutions to this deadly disaster are clear, and America needs a new coalition to address it—maybe even one that includes Kellyanne "Alternative Facts" Conway.
Maia Szalavitz
12.4.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

People with Illnesses Talk About the Symptom They Shouldn't Have Ignored

If you think you might be sick, here's an idea: Ask a doctor what they think.
Ruth Faj
12.4.17