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.
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash