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.
Peak Negativity We are about to reach 1 million U.S. Senate race ads. Few had anything nice to say.
Behind the Scenes
The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Dangerous Rhetoric Why are some Ebola patients portrayed as criminals, others as heroes?
Introducing Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor A better way to calculate how fast you’ll run.