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.
View From Chicago
Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop? To investigate, Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys.
Slate Voice: “American Liar” Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
When Will Downton Abbey’s Miss Bunting Mind Her Manners? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
Dropped Balls The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.