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.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.