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Amazonia: Healing With Sacred Plants

Amazonia: Healing With Sacred Plants

Alberto Villoldo, psychologist, anthropologist and bestselling author, has studied the shamanic healing practices of the Amazon for over 25 years. In this beautifully filmed documentary he reveals secrets of the jungle's sacred plants and the healers who administer them,...

7.71

Surviving the Cold

Surviving the Cold

Valery Malkov made the headlines when he fell out of a train in Siberia in -40 degrees Celsius wearing practically nothing, ran for 30 minutes to the next station and survived. The man said that he had gone to...

7.65

Up/Down: Bipolar Living

Up/Down: Bipolar Living

There are approximately 5.7 million people in the United States with bipolar disorder. In an attempt to eliminate the mystery and misinformation surrounding the illness, many throughout the country diagnosed with this condition were interviewed extensively. They diligently explain...

7.18

Back From the Edge

Back From the Edge

Back From the Edge offers guidance on treating Borderline Personality Disorder. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a relative newcomer in the field of diagnosable psychiatric illnesses. The individual with the disorder and his or her family usually find themselves...

8.14

Cancer: The Forbidden Cures

Cancer: The Forbidden Cures

Cancer claims the lives of thousands of Americans every day, but it also results in tens of billions of dollars in revenue for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Why would these industries champion a cure for the disease when...

8.13

Under Our Skin

Under Our Skin

In the 1970s, a mysterious and deadly illness began infecting children in a small town in Connecticut. Today it's a global epidemic. A real-life thriller, this shocking festival hit exposes the controversy surrounding chronic Lyme disease. Following the stories...

8.06

Fat Head

Fat Head

While most people saw the documentary Super Size Me as an expose of the fast food industry, comedian and former health writer Tom Naughton saw it as a dare: He'd show that you could lose weight on a diet...

7.80

Stigma

Stigma

Stigma follows filmmakers Jeff Johns and Ryan Loughridge as they travel the globe to discover why more hasn't been done to completely eradicate the existence of Leprosy in the world. Through India, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, they talk...

5.52

Way Beyond Weight

Way Beyond Weight

Across the globe, millions of children are struggling with being overweight. It's an epidemic that places the longevity of our future generations in peril. The feature-length documentary Way Beyond Weight examines the factors that have led to this health...

8.35

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...

7.53

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...

6.59

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...

8.49