hospitals

Comics!

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

After finding out she doesn't have cancer, Rebecca celebrates by assigning herself a new birthday.
Rebecca Kirby
11.9.18
Comics!

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

While waiting for a call from her doctor, Rebecca gets stoned with a friend.
Rebecca Kirby
11.8.18
Comics!

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

While waiting for the results of her recent procedure, Rebecca is forced to grapple with the idea that she might have cancer.
Rebecca Kirby
11.7.18
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
Comics!

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

In the first part of this five-chapter comic, we meet a young girl who is getting ready to go under the knife.
Rebecca Kirby
11.5.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation, it's a "thank-you present."
Anna Nini
1.12.18
Cancer

What It's Like to Have Your Testicles Removed as a Young Man

We spoke to four survivors about their experiences with testicular cancer, and the mother of a young man who didn't make it.
Milly McMahon
9.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Cop Roughing Up Nurse for Following the Rules

The officer wanted to illegally collect a blood sample from an man who'd been knocked unconscious in a hit-and-run. The nurse said no. Then the cop got angry.
Allie Conti
9.1.17
Comics!

'No Visitors,' Today's Comic by HTML Flowers

A hospital patient finds himself oddly aroused after getting a nasal swab.
​HTML Flowers
8.1.17
healthcare

How Trumpcare Could Cause a New Crisis in America's Emergency Rooms

If the AHCA becomes law, more uninsured people could crowd the country's ERs and rack up impossible-to-pay medical bills—which would be bad for patients, hospitals, and taxpayers.
Steven Yoder
3.22.17
hospitals

Inside the Middle Eastern Hospital 3D-Printing for War Victims

The Médecins Sans Frontières​ facility in Jordan is providing much needed care to people in the region.
Sally Hayden
2.5.17
Stuff

The First Time I Let Someone Die

Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
12.10.16
0104