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.
Cleveland’s Worst In the Tamir Rice shooting and other travesties, why do good police officers stand behind their reckless colleagues?
The Semi-Retirement Myth Don’t buy the tales of meaningful work into your 70s. Your retirement is inevitable—and bleaker than the last generation’s.
The XX Factor
CPS Finds "Free-Range" Parents Responsible for Unsubstantiated Child Neglect. Now What?
The Walking Dead Podcast Listen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."
Bob Dylan Gets Stuck in a Noir Love Triangle in the “Night We Called It a Day” Music Video