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It’s Too Early to Celebrate ‘Progress’ on the Opioid Epidemic

Instead of taking credit for small wins, the White House needs to treat the drug epidemic like the public health emergency Trump said it was almost a year ago.
Ryan Hampton
11 hours ago
The VICE Guide to Life

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.
Nick Keppler
4 days ago
plastic surgery

Disfigured WWI Vets Were the First Plastic Surgery Patients

A British veteran was afraid to eat in public because his torn-up face made such an unappetizing sounds while he was chewing.
Emmelie van den Wall Bake
4 days ago
Living With It

I Thought I Was Gaining Weight, Then Doctors Found a 20-Pound Cyst on My Ovaries

No matter how much I worked out, my stomach refused to shrink. Turns out I wasn't gaining weight, I was just carrying a fluid-filled nightmare.
Alia Marsha
3 days ago
VICE Guide to Life

You Might Still Have an STD Even if You’re Not Peeing Fire

The sometimes subtle symptoms of the most common STDs.
Elizabeth Brown
3 days ago
VICE Guide to Life

An FAQ About Health Insurance for College Students

Written so you can actually understand it.
Jessica Migala
9.14.18
The VICE Guide to Life

Nobody Wants to Be the One to Point Out a Friend's Drinking Problem

Here's how to do it.
Cindy Kuzma
2 days ago
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Scientists Are Starting to Understand Thousands of Rare Diseases That Affect Children

Seventeen years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
Linda Geddes
2 days ago
Race

The Need for Patient Advocacy When You're Black in the Doctor's Office

Doctors tells us the most effective ways to advocate for a friend or family member.
George M. Johnson
2 days ago
body

We Looked Into Whether It's Worth Taking Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?
Colleen de Bellefonds
3 days ago
hard data

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2 days ago
SEX

These People See Colors and Taste Flavors When They Orgasm

"My orgasm looks and tastes something akin to dark chocolate.”
Richard Greenhill
3 days ago
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