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Snake Venom Superman

Snake Venom Superman

VICE met with a guy who's been injecting himself with snake venom for 20 years and he looks better than ever. The hemotoxins which attack human blood cells in a tree viper's venom can result in an agonizing death in less than 30...

7.32

The Drunkest Place on Earth

The Drunkest Place on Earth

Uganda is the alcoholism capital of Africa. One favorite type of booze the locals make is called waragi. Vice team is going to go make some, drink some, and hopefully not go blind. In 2004, the World Health Organization released its global status...

6.50

War on Health

War on Health

From the authors: War on Health is the first documentary detailing and challenging the FDA agenda and its allegiance with the international Codex Alimentarius, which hopes to establish a monolithic food and health regime. Betraying its founding mandate to assure drug, food and...

8.49

An Inconvenient Tooth

An Inconvenient Tooth

An Inconvenient Tooth is a documentary film about the water fluoridation controversy which arises from moral, ethical, political, and safety concerns regarding the fluoridation of public water supplies. The controversy occurs mainly in English-speaking countries, as Continental Europe does not practice water fluoridation....

7.22

The Cancer Sell

The Cancer Sell

This film came about because Sarah Macdonald wanted to find out more, to investigate the alternative cancer treatments and the clinics behind them. At first it seemed easy enough. The facilities promote their services through glossy brochures and online video testimonials, such as...

5.23

Hannah's Anecdote

Hannah’s Anecdote

This is a film about Hannah Bradley who was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in 2011, age 26. Even after surgery and radiotherapy, Hannah's future was still severely limited. Her partner Pete Cohen searched for a solution and found Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski....

6.83

The American Abortion War

The Abortion War

It has become one of the most vicious, important and divisive battlegrounds in the 2012 US presidential election. Since it was legalised in 1973, the issue of abortion has polarized the US, but now the battle has been taken to a new level....

7.90

Birth in Nepal

Birth in Nepal

Nepal has some of the worst maternal death statistics in the world, with some six women dying in childbirth every day. Despite the political instability of the past ten years of civil war, the Nepalese government is introducing measures to improve safety for...

8.57

The Weight of the Nation: Challenges

The Weight of the Nation: Challenges

Obesity is a very serious medical condition, no longer viewed as strictly an issue of cosmetics. It's a contributing factor in the death and disability of too many of our neighbors, friends and family members, and its societal costs are astronomical. Although overall...

8.88

The Weight of the Nation: Choices

The Weight of the Nation: Choices

The second film in the series poses a question that almost anyone who's struggled with excess weight has asked, if only in jest: For all the remarkable high-tech tools available to medicine, for all the billions of dollars in drug research, there's still...

8.50