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?
The U.S. Isn’t Just Failing to Protect Electronics Workers From Toxic Substances. Their Kids Are Suffering, Too.
The Rockets’ Red, White, and Blue Glare How did fireworks become America’s Fourth of July pastime?
The XX Factor
The Latest Battle for Religious Women: Quran Recitation Apps That Don’t Include Female Voices
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of June 29, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Such a Tease When it comes to the female gaze, the original Magic Mike leaves a lot to be desired.
The Digital Demagogue The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.