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Health

Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada

The Calgary nurse got the idea from 'Dallas Buyers Club.'
Mike Miksche
9.19.17
Vice News Tonight

Chronic pain patients are suffering from Maine's strict opioid laws

Seth Dalton
Cassie Giraldo
7.27.17
We Asked

We Asked Doctors What Our Dumbest Health Beliefs Are

These five alternative facts topped nearly every list.
Cindy Kuzma
3.31.17
Meducation

Your Doctor is Probably Being Paid Off

A full 2/3 of people have a doctor who has accepted payments or gifts from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Jesse Hicks
3.7.17
Meducation

How Dangerous is it to Take Expired Drugs?

Here's how much the date on the pill bottle really matters.
Nick Keppler
2.16.17
healthcare

The Muslim Ban Also Means These Sick People Can’t Get Treatment

Patients anticipating urgent medical care have been barred from the US.
Gigen Mammoser
1.31.17
Health

Scenes from My Time in a Psychiatric Hospital

After a series of manic episodes, I was admitted to the Centre Hospitalier de Saint-Anne in Paris. That's where I met a nymphomaniac, a medium, and the reincarnation of Christ.
Louise De Breteuil
12.12.16
Health

Antibiotic Resistance Is a Public Health Nightmare — And It's Not Going to Stop

Antibiotics-resistant bacteria are growing due to evolution sped up by improper prescribing. They kill around 23,000 Americans each year, and we're running out of alternative treatments.
Sydney Lupkin
2.22.16
Health

Pharmaceutical Company CEO Defends 5,000% Price Hike of Drug on Twitter

Shkreli insisted that his company "needed to turn a profit on the drug" despite the pill costing less than a dollar to manufacture, and said it was not his fault if people who needed the drug could no longer afford it.
Olivia Becker
9.21.15
Stuff

Why Skin Conditions Need to Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatized and under-prioritized by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.
Amber Roberts
8.14.15
Baghdad

One Doctor for 200 Emergency Patients (Excerpt from 'Doctors in Baghdad')

In this excerpt, Farouq Ali, a pediatrician in Baghdad, explains some of the problems Iraqi doctors face, from budget cuts to becoming targets for revenge by bereaved families.
VICE News
6.11.15
Baghdad

A Dangerous Occupation: Doctors in Baghdad

More than 2,000 doctors have been killed in Iraq since 2003. VICE News spoke with doctors at two Baghdad hospitals about the challenges they face, and about promises from the US to rebuild Iraq's health system.
VICE News
6.3.15
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