Sally Satel

Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

Medical Examiner
June 19 2013 4:08 PMHow to Fix the Organ Transplant ShortageThe chaotic, ethically murky case of a 10-year-old girl in need of lungs.
Medical Examiner
April 15 2013 1:29 PMA Kidney for a KidneyLet prisoners donate organs. It could be done ethically and serve justice.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 6 2010 1:41 PMCutting Human LivesWhat should we make of Arizona's new law for rationing organ transplants?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 15 2008 7:06 AMOrgan FailureDoing battle with the National Kidney Foundation.
Medical Examiner
July 25 2007 1:36 PMMedical MisnomerAddiction isn't a brain disease, Congress.
Medical Examiner
Aug. 30 2001 3:00 AMCrazed and ConfusedA murder defendant is forced to choose between the death penalty and permanent madness. 
Future Tense
June 4 2013 7:53 AMGood News for LiarsNew technologies for detecting untruths are as problematic as polygraphs.
Medical Examiner
June 13 2011 4:38 PMYuan a Kidney?China's proposals to pay organ donors flout the status quo. That's a good thing.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 27 2010 4:47 PMKidney MitzvahIsrael's remarkable new steps to solve its organ shortage.
Medical Examiner
June 17 2008 3:33 PMThe God CommitteeShould criminals have equal access to scarce medical treatments?
Medical Examiner
Aug. 29 2006 11:35 AMMeasuring the Psychic Pain of WarPTSD among Vietnam vets is less common than we thought.
The Slate Gist
July 4 2001 3:00 AMMommy Undearest

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.

Brow Beat

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 20 2014 8:14 PM You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 7:23 PM Chipotle’s Magical Burrito Empire Keeps Growing, Might Be Slowing
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 6:32 PM Taylor Swift’s Pro-Gay “Welcome to New York” Takes Her Further Than Ever From Nashville 
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.