Deadly DisbeliefThe myth that HIV does not cause AIDS seems to have claimed another victim.
The End of IllnessA new book on proteomics, and how getting a dog can improve your health.
We Eat Crap. It Makes Us Sick.Our inability to talk about it is driving the hysteria around Europe's E. coli outbreak.
Field of GenesThe wrongheaded approach to science in a New York Times writer's new book about marriage.
Still in the Lyme LightPoliticians and Hollywood enter the debate over "chronic Lyme disease."
Does Your Water Need More Ions?The latest health fad is even more ridiculous than most health fads.
Finally, a Selfish Reason To Get Boys Vaccinated for HPVJust don't get distracted by all the oral sex talk.
Under PressureDon't listen to Tim Tebow: Hyperbaric oxygen chambers are mostly useless.
America's Clean TeamIf the Yankees' anti-microbial locker room is such a breakthrough, why aren't hospitals using it?
For Teeth and for CountryJohn Adams' misplaced celebration of America's dental achievements.
The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.