toxic shock


The World's First Vaccine for Toxic Shock Syndrome is in the Works

In its first phase of clinical trials, the new vaccine proved to be safe, effective, and yielded virtually zero side effects.


Is Toxic Shock Syndrome on the Rise Among Young Women?

Last month, four teenagers in Western Michigan were diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome from using tampons. Why are so many young women still getting TSS?


We Revisit the Model Who Sued a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg on Today's 'Daily VICE'

The model and athlete Lauren Wasser's life-altering experience with toxic shock syndrome sparked a global conversation.


A 13-Year-Old Girl Died of Toxic Shock Syndrome After Doctors Misdiagnosed Her

Doctors told Jemma-Louise Roberts her vomiting and diarrhea were a simple stomach virus. A week later, she had died from toxic shock syndrome.


How to Do a Juice Detox Without Accidentally Killing Yourself

So you’ve spent the weekend sucking down rib meat, pie, and subpar American lager, and now you feel disgusting. Rightly so. Perhaps you need a juice detox. But pay attention to what you're sticking in your juicer—there's a lot of stuff that might kill...