This Is What Fish Oil Supplements Actually Do
Is fish oil really just snake oil?
Opinion: 'The Biggest Loser' Pivoting to Wellness Is a Farce
The franchise's lasting, toxic effects can't be wiped out with a rebrand.
14 Wellness Influencers Making the Industry More Inclusive
These athletes, coaches, and yogis are a middle finger to the oppressively homogenous wellness world.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
When Does Biohacking Become Disordered Eating?
We explore the question on this week's episode of 'The VICE Guide To Right Now Podcast.'
A Look at the Trillions of Microorganisms That Live in and on You
Scientists are continuing to learn what the microbiome does for our health, and how certain diseases and disorders are associated with changes in your microbes.
The Idea of 'Manifesting' Your Future May Be Bad for Mental Health
The Law of Attraction says thoughts eventually become reality. That's an anxious person's worst nightmare.
The Power of the Nocebo Effect
Nocebo is the evil twin of the placebo effect—and my constant companion. I set out to find out what it is, and how I could learn to harness the more positive effects of medical mind games.
This Is What Happens to Your Body If You Drink 3 Gallons of Water a Day
I know because I tried it.
This Week in Science
Your Choices Can Be Seen in Your Brain Before You’re Conscious of Them
This week in science: taking nutritional supplements can't prevent depression, a video of a droplet doing something you've never seen water do, and researchers predicted people’s choices before they made them.
Smoking Is Bad, But So Is Everything Else
In a better world, we'd reject the moralizing instinct to deem some people worthy of dignity—and others, not—based on how they choose to cope with the circumstances of their lives.
Living With It
We Looked Into the Real Benefits of Acupuncture
The deal with acupuncture's effect on pain, fertility, depression, and everything else people use it for.
Not So Fast: Women Who Have Premature Orgasms Explain How They Deal
Premature orgasm doesn't only affect men. Here's how women who come early found help through masturbation, edging, and being open with their partners.