Free the NursesOne answer to our health care crisis: Let nurse practitioners do primary care on their own.
Clap TrapWomen are hit especially hard by this STI—and were once blamed for its spread. What will a gonorrhea superbug mean for female patients?
Of Course Birth Control Pills Should Be Sold Over the CounterNo, they do not interact badly with antibiotics.
How Sane Parents Got Paranoid About VaccinesA review of Seth Mnookin's The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science and Fear.
Uber Isn’t the Problem It’s not the company’s fault that driving a car—and coughing up steep commissions—is an attractive option for so many Americans.
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 25, curated by Slate writers and editors.
No, Brad Bird Isn’t a Disciple of Ayn Rand The key philosophical influence on the director of Tomorrowland and The Incredibles isn’t the Atlas Shrugged author. It’s Walt Disney.
Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.