Killing in the Name of CleanlinessThe shocking stupidity and brutality of Nazi doctors’ response to typhus.
A Giant Pain in the WalletHow drug companies are making crucial, common drugs up to 100 times more expensive.
Fear of ReplacementWhat if a vaccine kills off one strain of a disease—but makes room for another?
El Salvador's Irrelevant ElectionsSalvadorans working in the United States—not politicians—drive the country's economy.
The Real Scandal in VirginiaThe governor said an unproven dietary supplement in trouble with the FDA “works for me!”
The Real Problem With VaccinesOur system for compensating injured children is hurting—and this week's Supreme Court ruling doesn't help.
Listening to the Black BoxDid the FDA's warnings on antidepressants have any effect on teen suicide?
Treating Autism as if Vaccines Caused ItThe theory may be dead, but the treatments live on.
Squash the BugEurope is killing off hospital infections. Why isn't the United States following suit?
If You Drop Your Air Conditioner Out the Window, the Only Thing That Matters Is Whether You Hurt Anyone
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Editorial assistant Rachel Gross on the best of Slate, from wedding debt to the evolution debate.
San Andreas Is a Crock But there’s a reason West Coast geologists are fixated on the “big one.”