Kate Lowenstein, VICE

Kate Lowenstein


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Kate:

How Can We Unscrew Ourselves?

At Tonic and Broadly, we're taking a close look at the future of sex ed because, let's face it, America's relationship with sex is complicated. → Read More

We Made Our Health Editor Eat Like Trump for a Week and She Felt Terrible

We're so sorry, Kate. → Read More

Trial by Fire: My Life With the Culinary Director of

It's a Wednesday afternoon just before Christmas, and Daniel and I are stuck in heavy traffic in an Uber going home to Queens. He's woozy and earnest and shivering from having been in a chilly operating room all morning. His eyes are clearer and greener than I remember. He is adorable and handsome and...he's somehow, inexplicably, listing every cut of beef he recently tested for a Guinness stew… → Read More

The Number Of Daily Steps You Need To Ease Knee Pain

The exact number of step you need to take to walk off knee pain and high blood pressure, and to lower your diabetes risk. → Read More

4 Simple Ways To Make Your Tired Office Eyes Happier

Computer time is doing a number on our eyes. A recent study published in JAMA Ophthalmology confirms that being glued to our monitors 7-plus hours a day makes for unhappy eyes. Dryness... → Read More

Do You Still Need An Annual Pelvic Exam Or Not?

What are the new guidelines?The American College of Physicians no longer recommends annual pelvic exams—when your doc manually checks you inside and out—unless you are pregnant or have new symptoms.&n... → Read More

How To Be Happy...Even If You're Not Exactly An Optimist

How can we make ourselves happier? The question came to me the other day when I saw what looked like the very picture of joy. A little girl, probably 5 or so, was ambling toward me down the sidewalk, ... → Read More

Why One Man Volunteered To Have 8 Blood-Sucking Ticks Attached To His Knee

John Gordon isn't sure exactly when he was bitten, but when he went to the doctor, they pulled eight deer ticks from his left knee. The tiny bugs were still alive and wriggling. Instead of being freak... → Read More

Is Inflammation What's Causing Your Depression?

Scientists have a theory about inflammation that could radically change the way we treat people with pain and depression. One doctor isn't waiting for proof. → Read More

America's Obesity Rates

You might have been happily surprised this week to read that childhood obesity has decreased by a huge 43%, according to many headlines summarizing a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was published in JAMA. Unfortunately, that’s not nearly the whole truth. Here’s what the fine print says: For children aged 2 to 19, there’s been no change at all in the prevalence… → Read More

Is FDA Burying Research About Antibiotics?

In the ongoing efforts against dangerous antibiotic-resistant infections, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been painted alternately as a help and a hindrance. But according to a bombshell re... → Read More