healthcare

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

What Happens When the FBI Raids a Biological Testing Startup

When the FBI raided the offices of at-home microbiome testing startup uBiome, it likely took with it data about a Motherboard reporter's health.
VICE Staff
5 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Abortion Bans Are Causing Mass Confusion Across the Country

Bans in states like Georgia and Ohio are unlikely to be enforced, but people are already confused about whether they can access abortion care there.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
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
healthcare

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
healthcare

The Outrageous Reasons These Women Couldn’t Get Their Tubes Tied

People are being denied tubal ligations because they're too young, childless, only have one child, aren't married—or for any other reason their doctor chooses.
Darlena Cunha
5.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

When Women's Pain Isn't Taken Seriously

In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. But for some women, the experience can be unbearably painful.
VICE Staff
1.23.19
immigration

A Day of Seeking Healthcare for the Undocumented and Uninsured

Seeing a doctor is Sisyphean task for those without citizenship in the US.
Paola Ramos
12.26.18
Broadly

Inside a Trans Clinic Run by Trans People in the Red Light District

When other resources fail them, Trans United Clinic helps trans people in Amsterdam get the health care they need.
Broadly Staff
12.21.18
healthcare guides

The Tonic Guide to Healthcare

A comprehensive, easy-to-follow FAQ about getting medical care, whether you have good insurance, bad insurance, or no insurance at all.
Tonic Editors
12.11.18
disability

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog

Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.
Cindy Kuzma
11.16.18
Comics!

'Birth Control,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara is feeling frisky after finishing her first week of birth control.
Tara Booth
11.13.18
Comics!

'Biopsy Part Two,' Today's Comic by Rebecca Kirby

After her surgery, Rebecca is still pretty out of it.
Rebecca Kirby
11.6.18
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