Darshak Sanghavi

Darshak Sanghavi, a pediatric cardiologist, is a fellow of the Brookings Institution and Slate’s health care columnist. Follow him on Twitter.

June 23 2009 6:45 AMBringing Down the HouseThe sobering lessons of health reform in Massachusetts.
Medical Examiner
May 13 2009 11:33 AMWhen the Lights Go OutWhat can reality TV teach us about clinical drug trials?
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Feb. 13 2009 6:52 AMPregnant PauseWho should pay for in vitro fertilization?
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Oct. 10 2008 7:06 AMWomb RaiderDo future health problems begin during gestation?
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June 10 2008 1:36 PMOld Drugs, New TricksWhy big health advances rarely involve new medicines.
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March 12 2008 1:06 PMTraining DazeWhy do doctors fixate on diagnosis, not treatment?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 21 2007 12:47 PMGetting the Lead OutIf only it were as easy as recalling the Mattel toys.
Medical Examiner
May 8 2007 12:28 PMPlumber's Butt?The right and wrong way to think about heart attacks.
The Book Club
April 10 2007 7:40 AMHow Can We Stop Doctors From Making Deadly Mistakes?
Medical Examiner
Nov. 28 2006 11:41 AMScreen AlertHow an ounce of Rx prevention can cause a pound of hurt.
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May 29 2009 12:54 PMSweet JusticeWhy Judge Sotomayor's diabetes shouldn't be ignored.
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March 11 2009 1:25 PMDrug DealingWho should decide when a medication is safe?
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Feb. 3 2009 6:41 AMDying To PlayWhy don't we prevent more sudden deaths in athletes?
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Aug. 26 2008 6:58 AMQuicker LiquorShould we lower the legal drinking age?
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April 15 2008 1:00 PMNatural DisastersWhy do we focus on the least important causes of cancer?
Medical Examiner
Oct. 23 2007 5:32 PMPill PoppingDebunking the power of the placebo effect.
Medical Examiner
July 17 2007 12:02 PMWrong NumberIs it cost effective to treat the world's poor?
The Book Club
April 11 2007 7:15 AMToday's Unprecedented Opportunities To Involve Patients in Their Health-Care Choices
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March 16 2007 7:10 AMBaby GapThe surprising truth about America's infant-mortality rate.
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Sept. 26 2006 7:28 AMTreat Me?The crucial health stat you've never heard of.



The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You

It spreads slowly.

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Activists Are Trying to Save an Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?