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DO vs MD: Similarities, Differences, and Which One is Better

While the majority of doctors in the US have MDs (Medical Degree), others have DO degrees (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree). Here, the similarities and differences between an MD and DO—and which one is best for you.
Cindy Kuzma
2.7.17
Broadly

When Does Obsessive Daydreaming Become a Mental Illness?

Some people say they are hopelessly addicted to their complex, vivid daydreams—despite the ruinous effect on their everyday lives. Meet the 'maladaptive daydreaming' community, and the psychiatrist fighting to legitimize their plight.
Rebecca Kamm
1.10.17
Stuff

Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery

It felt medieval when I put her in pins. It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other. Ten years and thousands of surgeries later, the experience is still branded into my own head.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
10.23.16
Travel

This Globe-Trotting Brain Surgeon Says Doctors Are Doing Medical Missions Wrong

"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
VICE Staff
9.25.16
Premieres

Listen to 'Dr. MDMA, M.D.' a New Mixtape by YACHT and Eric Andre

Even if you have a bad case of "loving you," 'Dr. MDMA, M.D.' is a brand-new scientifically tried and true exercise in audio that will have you cured in 48 minutes and six seconds flat.
Young Americans Challenging High Technology
7.10.13