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.
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
In Sickness and in Health, Send Pics Prudie advises a woman whose husband pressures her to sext.
The XX Factor
CPS Finds "Free-Range" Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
The Walking Dead Podcast Listen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."