How Stage 4 Cancer Changed Me as a Tattoo Artist
Sue Jeiven is a tattoo artist in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. She's also living with Stage 4 breast cancer. We met her to talk about her work, her life, and her art serving as her legacy.
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The Modern-Day Benefits of Leeches
Tonic's Dhani Oks explains the medicinal benefits of leeches, which are rumored to help with painfully long erections and reattach severed limbs.
Songbirds and Brain Research
Could songbirds teach us how to treat speech disorders?
Hacking The Nervous System: Wie ein Gynäkologe Querschnittsgelähmte wieder zum Laufen bringt
Prof. Marc Possover hat über 20 Querschnittsgelähmte wieder zum Gehen gebracht, indem er ihnen Schrittmacher in die Hüfte implantierte. Er hat uns exklusiv seine Geschichte erzählt.
The Opioid Effect: Maine's Fishing Community Battles with Heroin
In 2016, the state of Maine averaged one drug overdose death a day, with the vast majority of those deaths by heroin. VICE goes behind the numbers to the fishing town of Machias to meet people whose lives have been affected by the heroin epidemic.
How New York's Outdated Abortion Laws are Hurting Women
TONIC's Kate Lowenstein meets with Erika Christensen, who had an abortion 32 weeks into her pregnancy- to discuss why New York's Reproductive Health Act is so important.
The Opioid Effect: Inside Pennsylvania's Heroin Epidemic
Prescription opioids are effective in treating pain, but they're also highly addictive and can act as a gateway to heroin abuse. Vice went to Philadelphia to meet some men in recovery and learn about the thin line between treatment and addiction.
The Opioid Effect: An Ohio Family Rebuilds After Addiction
As part of our ongoing investigation of the opioid epidemic, VICE spent a day in Chillicothe, Ohio following a social worker and meeting a family still dealing with the impact of their daughter's addiction to heroin.
By age 35, roughly half of American men will have experienced some degree of hair loss. To beat biology to the punch, resident "yes man" Grant Stoddard is getting his scalp tattooed. It's a cosmetic trend known as "scalp micropigmentation."
Grant Stoddard has made a living writing about health and sex. Now, he's going to explore some of the more unusual beauty crazes gripping New York City. First up, the cryofacial.
International Mom Advice
Serbian Brandy Remedy
Meet Mirosanda Perić, woman born under the tree, and watch her using Serbian brandy for all kinds of illnesses.
International Mom Advice
Javanese Vitality Remedy
Meet Arie Seminaryati, mother of two, grandmother of one and vitality remedy queen.