medicine

The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

My Search for a Fat-Positive Doctor

We talk to Charlotte Zoller about her quest to find healthcare providers who don't shame for her weight.
VICE Staff
8.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

America's Young Doctors Are Embracing Universal Healthcare

Unlike their older counterparts, today's physicians are looking to single-payer solutions.
VICE Staff
8.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

CRISPR Is More Damaging to DNA Than We Thought

Several studies have uncovered serious problems with the gene-editing tech, throwing its therapeutic potential in doubt.
VICE Staff
7.20.18
WTF

This Guy Served His Friends Tacos Made from His Own Amputated Leg

“One friend had to spit me into a napkin.”
Beckett Mufson
6.12.18
Desus & Mero

How the World's First Successful Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant Worked

Desus and Mero put on their hypothetical scrubs to learn about the landmark procedure.
Sarah Bellman
4.25.18
cocaine

The UK Is the World's Biggest Importer of Legal Cocaine

The country has bought more than 80 percent of all licit cocaine around the world.
Tom Usher
4.16.18
crime

Two Pro Witnesses Used Junk Science to Send Innocent People to Prison

A notorious medical examiner and forensic dentist helped doom people for decades in one of America's most nightmarish episodes.
Seth Ferranti
2.22.18
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
VICELAND

Getting High on a Thai Tree with Psychoactive Leaves

'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' investigates the science behind kratom, a Southeast Asian tree with psychotropic properties.
VICE Staff
12.12.17
High Wire

Doctors Who Hate Drug Users Are Fueling the Opioid Crisis

SPOS—or subhuman piece of shit—is old hospital slang for drug users. That attitude is still all over America's response to a drug epidemic.
Maia Szalavitz
11.22.17
self improvement

I Tried Tightening My Vagina with Some Herbal Drink in Indonesia

"Jamu" also promised to sweeten my sweat, sooth my tired muscles, and just generally improve my life.
Aisyah Llewellyn
11.16.17
VICELAND

The Moms Who Smoke Pot While Pregnant

Watch the all-new 'WEEDIQUETTE' episode exploring the arguments for and against expecting mothers lighting up.
VICE Staff
10.6.17