Organ transplant

VICELAND

This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List

Tune in to VICELAND Tuesday for the season finale of 'WEEDIQUETTE,' along with a new episode of 'CYBERWAR.'
VICE Staff
11.14.17
Health

Getting a liver transplant could get easier in parts of the US

It's harder to get an organ transplant in California and New York than in Washington state or South Carolina. A plan to redraw the organ donation map may change that.
Kayla Ruble
8.15.16
Health

The US Drug Overdose Epidemic Has Made It Easier to Get an Organ Transplant

So many people are dying from overdoses in the United States that the number of organs available for transplant is now 270 percent greater than that available in 2006.
Tess Owen
5.10.16
VICE on HBO

Watch This 'VICE' Episode About Uganda's Anti-Gay Leaders Teaching Intolerance to the Youth

In this episode from season three from our HBO show, we went to Uganda to investigate the country's infamous "anti-homosexuality bill" and then looked at the organ black market in Bangladesh.
VICE Staff
1.25.16
Health

Firefighter Burned in Line of Duty Receives 'Most Extensive' Face Transplant Ever

There had previously been nine other face transplants and a scalp transplant in the US, but this procedure sets a new standard because it successfully included the full scalp, ears, ear canals, boney structures, and eyelids.
Sydney Lupkin
11.16.15
Health

Good Luck Getting an Organ Transplant If You're Poor in America

Wealthier patients who can afford to be on multiple organ wait lists are more likely to get transplanted and less likely to die waiting, new research shows. They are also generally less sick.
Sydney Lupkin
11.12.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Now You Can Trade Your Old Kidney for a New Pair of Yeezy Boosts

Sneakerheads are spending thousands of dollars for the Boosts, so why not just hand over a kidney to cop a pair?
Scott Masters Pierce
8.28.15
Stuff

Watch Host Vikram Gandhi Debrief Our New HBO Episode About the Black Market for Human Organs

You can buy any organ you'd like in the slums of Bangladesh.
VICE Staff
5.16.15
Travel

Watch Two Sneak Peeks from This Week's 'VICE' on HBO Episode

This week we investigate Bangladesh's black market for human organs and the rise of homophobia in Uganda.
VICE Staff
5.14.15
Stuff

What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist

"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Jack Callil
3.13.15
News

Why Is it Legal for Rich Foreigners to Come to America for Organ Transplants?

Foreign nationals jetting to the United States solely to shell out cash for organ transplants is a growing problem, according to some advocates active in the donor transplant game.
Sonja Sharp
12.12.14
tech

We Want Our Organ Donors to Be Like Us

New research suggests that we prefer organ donations from people most like us in both body and mind. But should we trust those instincts before going under the knife?
Andrew Overton
6.21.13
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