Darshak Sanghavi

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

Prescriptions
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?
Medical Examiner
Feb. 13 2009 6:52 AMPregnant PauseWho should pay for in vitro fertilization?
Medical Examiner
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.
Medical Examiner
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?
Medical Examiner
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
Medical Examiner
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.

TODAY IN SLATE

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Ford’s Big Gamble

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The Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just a Little Worse Off

This Was the First Object Ever Designed

Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

Moneybox

How the Apple Watch Will Annoy Us

A glowing screen attached to someone else’s wrist is shinier than all but the blingiest jewels.

Music

A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now …

The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.

Is Everyone Going to Declare Independence if Scotland Does It? 

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Sept. 12 2014 11:26 AM Identical Twins Aren’t Really Identical
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Sept. 14 2014 2:37 PM When Abuse Is Not Abuse Don’t expect Adrian Peterson to go to prison. In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 
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Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM Olive Garden Has Been Committing a Culinary Crime Against Humanity
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Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 13 2014 8:38 AM “You’re More Than Just a Number” Goucher College goes transcript-free in admissions.
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The XX Factor
Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PM Life as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
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Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM “Do You Know What Porn Is?” Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
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Music
Sept. 14 2014 11:44 PM A Little Bit Softer Now, a Little Bit Softer Now … The sad, gradual decline of the fade-out in popular music.
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Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:53 PM We Need to Pass Legislation on Artificial Intelligence Early and Often
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New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AM Scientific Misconduct Should Be a Crime It’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
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Sports Nut
Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM “There’s No Tolerance for That” Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?