Something to Sneeze At
Natural remedies that claim to “boost your immune system” don’t work, and it’s a good thing they don’t.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 TranscriptRead what David Plotz asked a helicopter paramedic about his workday.
Political Hack, Medical QuackGlenn Beck says he has adrenal fatigue. Endocrinologists beg to differ.
Operation Stop DiseasePublic health looms large in American foreign intervention, not just when it comes to Ebola.
Would You Lie to Airport Screeners?The terrible, “lesser evil” choice facing travelers asked about Ebola.
Should You Freeze Your Eggs?An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Here’s Where We Stand With EbolaEven experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Brittany Maynard’s Gift to Her HusbandI would give anything not to have experienced the last week of my wife’s life.
Does Drinking Soda Really Age Your Cells?How the science of telomeres turned into a spurious health trend.
Everything That Went Wrong in DallasA timeline of the many missteps surrounding the first cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States.
In Medicine We TrustShould we worry that so many of the doctors treating Ebola in Africa are missionaries?
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda? A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.