The FDA Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug
The medication, called Epidiolex, is used to treat two severe forms of epilepsy in children.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
The Russia Probe, Whitefish Energy, and Skunk Fest
On this episode of The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast, we talk about the charges against Paul Manafort, the controversial Puerto Rico energy contract, and the world's first service skunk.
A Year of Lil Wayne
We Need Lil Wayne Around No Matter What Kind of Songs He's Making
The rapper was hospitalized yesterday for a seizure, bringing up bad memories of past incidents.
Science Solved It
Did 'Pokemon' Actually Give Kids Seizures In the 90s?
My Deja Vu Is So Extreme I Can't Tell What's Real Anymore
A brain tumor made me question the very nature of reality.
More Evidence That Weed Extract Effectively Treats Epilepsy in Children
It's the first large randomized clinical trial of CBD to help treat seizures.
I Induced My Own Seizures to Try to Treat Them
I don't like having incomplete information.
So How Exactly Does a GIF Cause a Seizure?
Scientists can identify the triggers of photosensitive epileptic seizures, like strobes, but working out why these seizures happen is a little harder.
Living With It
What It's Like to Live with Epilepsy
Once, I sat down on the floor of an art gallery, took off my shoes, and emptied out the entire contents of my bag. I had no recollection of it happening.
'I Wanted To Show Them How it Felt': The Women Using VR as Empathy Activism
From the experience of an Indigenous elder to the plight of pregnant refugees, meet the female filmmakers revolutionizing how we see the world.
Living With It
Read An Excerpt of 'How to Ruin Everything' By George Watsky
Having epilepsy makes bathtubs seem like lethal weapons.
When Medicines Turn on You: Antibiotics Leave Patients With Psychosis, Stroke-like Symptoms
One type of antibiotic-related delirium results in seizures and involuntary muscle contractions, while another results in a state which resembles drug-induced psychosis from cocaine.