Jesse Pines

Jesse M. Pines is a practicing emergency physician and an associate professor of emergency medicine and health policy at George Washington University in the Center for Health Care Quality.

Medical Examiner
July 30 2010 3:46 PMThe Bounceback ProblemWhy patients can't stay out of hospitals.
Medical Examiner
March 9 2010 9:39 AMAre Most Emergency Room Visits Really Unnecessary?Cracking down on ER use won't save us as much money as you think.
Medical Examiner
June 3 2009 1:01 PMHealth Care ScareHow to avoid medical mistakes.
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Jan. 27 2009 6:58 AMSicko-nomicsHealth care reformers should look to the banking collapse as a cautionary tale.
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Oct. 30 2008 6:26 AMVIP SyndromeWhy the rich and powerful might get substandard medical care.
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July 24 2008 6:54 AMWaiting DoomHow hospitals are killing E.R. patients.
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May 11 2010 1:07 PMHigh-Speed CareHow fast should ambulances go?
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June 19 2009 7:05 AMTax Breaks Under the MicroscopeShould nonprofit hospitals be forced to stop behaving like greedy corporations?
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March 6 2009 7:56 AMSniffle While You WorkWhy doctors go to work sick.
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Dec. 12 2008 7:15 AMTrend SpottingEven Google can't cure the flu.
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Sept. 12 2008 7:06 AMThe Allure of the One-Stop ShopThe real reasons why people go to the E.R. when they shouldn't.



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.