Are Most Emergency Room Visits Really Unnecessary?Cracking down on ER use won't save us as much money as you think.
Sicko-nomicsHealth care reformers should look to the banking collapse as a cautionary tale.
Tax Breaks Under the MicroscopeShould nonprofit hospitals be forced to stop behaving like greedy corporations?
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?