Do-It-Yourself Medical TechnologyThese gadgets are more powerful than ever, and they can be wonderful or terrible.
Pregnant Workers’ RightsIt’s illegal to discriminate against pregnant women. But employers often do.
The Limits of the Artificial WombFuturistic reproductive technologies can’t fix these common pregnancy complications.
Sorry You Were Tricked Into a C-SectionWhat disapproving friends don’t understand about cesarean births.
Second-Trimester TragedyWhat happens when my patients lose an almost-viable pregnancy.
“Can I Celebrate Mother’s Day?”How my patients face the holiday after a miscarriage.
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Generic City Boring landscapes impede on our biological need for intrigue. So why are so many buildings so hideous?
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.