On the BrainThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR explores a brain implant for PTSD, dyslexia research, and a connection between musical training and language development.
Talking Back to Your DoctorThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on why it’s so hard, and so important, to question your physician.
The Not-So-Insane WorkoutThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on when a fitness routine can get too intense.
The Checkup Podcast: Matters Below the WaistA new health podcast from Slate and WBUR discusses sexual problems and solutions for both women and men.
Scary Food StoriesThe Checkup from Slate and WBUR on sugar risks, chia seeds, and a second look at the benefits of kale.
Vaccine Facts and Fictions The Checkup from Slate and WBUR with an update on when to get the flu and HPV vaccinations.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash
Sympathy for the Devil Why it’s wrong to call John Calipari just another cog in the evil NCAA machine.