Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008
What's Up, Doc?: Breast Exams Don't Prevent Death
Doctors often encourage women to examine their breasts for lumps. New research shows that this practice doesn't help prevent deaths from breast cancer. Dr. Sydney Spiesel discusses the significance of the new study with Alex Cohen. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Self-Made Man
The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?
The First Case of Ebola in America Has Been Diagnosed in Dallas
Why Indians in America Are Mad for India’s New Prime Minister
Now Stare. Don’t Stop.
The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.