illness

Dominican Republic

“Stick with Beer”: Why Counterfeit Booze Might Be Killing People in the Dominican Republic

Of the 10 Americans who have mysteriously died during their trips to the Dominican Republic in the last year, nine showed symptoms commonly associated with methanol poisoning.
Trone Dowd
6.28.19
mental health

When Bad Circumstances Make Anxiety Vanish

I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear.
Jamie Friedlander
1.23.19
climate change

3 big takeaways from the government's bleak climate report

Frequent destructive weather events, deteriorating health, and a stunted economy.
Emma Ockerman
11.26.18
Menk, by John Doran

How My Father's Sickness Brought Back the Pain of My Childhood

After all these years and near-death experiences, I still can't have an honest conversation with my father.
John Doran
10.8.18
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

E-Cig Factory Breaks into 'Mass Hysteria' After 30 Mysteriously Fall Ill

No one knows what caused it.
River Donaghey
6.25.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Online, I'm the Picture of Health. Offline, I Have a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 19—but you'd never guess that from scrolling through my Instagram feed.
Ione Gamble
6.18.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Sex Worker With a Chronic Illness, FOSTA Means Losing My Medical Care

In a nation lacking universal healthcare, recent legislation effectively cut a thread by which many disabled people climbed out of poverty.
Zia Moon
6.18.18
Young and sick

Being Young and Sick is Harder For A Woman

"When you’re at a party one day and in the hospital the next, or were born with sickle cell anemia and later learn you have a tumor, it can make you wonder: What’ll strike next?"
Michele Lent Hirsch
3.13.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside Syrian refugees' battle to get healthcare

It's incredibly difficult for unregistered Syrian refugees to access healthcare in the countries they have taken refuge in.
Sean Stephens
Hind Hassan
1.11.18
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
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