Anna Reisman

Anna Reisman is a physician in Connecticut. You can follow her on Twitter: @annareisman.

April 18 2013 8:14 AMFree the NursesOne answer to our health care crisis: Let nurse practitioners do primary care on their own.
May 7 2012 10:18 AMHelp! My Shrink Tried To Friend MeDoctors with bad social media etiquette.
The XX Factor
Feb. 27 2012 3:15 PMWhy Elementary Schools Should Ban Energy Drinks
Oct. 25 2011 10:44 AMClap TrapWomen are hit especially hard by this STI—and were once blamed for its spread. What will a gonorrhea superbug mean for female patients?
The XX Factor
May 20 2011 2:42 PMOB/GYNs Shouldn't Turn Away Obese Women
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Feb. 11 2011 5:32 PMAt the Doctor's Office, Size Does Matter
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Dec. 30 2010 1:59 PMWhy Do Elderly Women Have Less Sex Than Elderly Men?
Aug. 1 2012 7:07 AMWhat Your Doctors Don’t Know Can Hurt YouIs your physician increasing your risk for cancer?
March 19 2012 12:55 PMOf Course Birth Control Pills Should Be Sold Over the CounterNo, they do not interact badly with antibiotics.
Jan. 18 2012 12:00 PMTender Young BrainsWhat kind of childhood stress should parents actually be stressing about?
July 5 2011 2:31 PMSee You Later, SpeculumThe case for getting rid of annual pelvic exams.
Feb. 15 2011 2:53 PMHow Sane Parents Got Paranoid About VaccinesA review of Seth Mnookin's The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science and Fear.
The XX Factor
Jan. 31 2011 5:44 PMBreast Implants, Cancer, and the Problem With "Significant" Results



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 23 2014 10:30 AM Which Came First, the Word "Chicken" or the Word "Egg"?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 9:00 AM Exclusive Premiere: Key & Peele Imagines the Dark Side of the Make-A-Wish Program
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.