Health - 5

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 the struggle...

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 in need...

8.16

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 they enjoy...

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 of individuals...

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 of burgers...

7.77

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 to WHO...

5.52

Way Beyond Weight

Way Beyond Weight

Way Beyond Weight is a documentary about obesity, the biggest epidemic in the history that affects children. For the first time children have the same disease symptoms as adults: heart and breathing problems, depression, and type 2 diabetes. All of them...

8.43

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...

7.57

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...

6.64

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,...

8.46

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...

7.65

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,...

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