Meet the Man Helping Patients Bring Cheap HIV-Preventing Drugs to Canada
The Calgary nurse got the idea from 'Dallas Buyers Club.'
Vice News Tonight
Chronic pain patients are suffering from Maine's strict opioid laws
We Asked Doctors What Our Dumbest Health Beliefs Are
These five alternative facts topped nearly every list.
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.
How Dangerous is it to Take Expired Drugs?
Here's how much the date on the pill bottle really matters.
The Muslim Ban Also Means These Sick People Can’t Get Treatment
Patients anticipating urgent medical care have been barred from the US.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.