Sarah Elizabeth Richards
Jan. 16 2014 2:04 PMTransgender People Are Having Kids All Kinds of Ways; Doctors Need to Get Used to It
May 20 2013 6:45 AMFreeze!Egg freezing is supposed to give women control over their biological clock. So why won’t more women do it?
March 27 2012 4:02 PMMother CountryThe perils of getting an assist abroad on having a baby—for Americans and foreigners both.
Aug. 15 2011 6:47 AMIn Defense of IVF TwinsImplanting more than one embryo can be cheaper and quicker than single embryo transfers.
Doublex Health
April 12 2010 10:05 AMWhen Sex Becomes a ChoreA new study shows how infertility affects a couple's sex life.
Doublex Health
March 15 2010 10:19 AMIs Egg Freezing Unfairly Marginalized?Why the experimental label should be removed from the procedure.
Doublex Health
Feb. 16 2010 9:35 AMThe Irresistible BaconatorWhy fast food calorie counts might not make people eat better.
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2009 10:01 AMThe Logic Behind Fertility Stats
Medical Examiner
Feb. 19 2008 5:24 PMNeurostimulationIs it a good idea to drill holes in people's heads to treat them for depression?
Medical Examiner
Oct. 18 2006 5:04 PMGirl TalkA new pill that stops your period.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 20 2005 4:22 PMLove MatchCouples who cross-donate kidneys.
Aug. 22 2013 2:19 PMDo You Have to Be Rich to Freeze Your Eggs?Not anymore. Competition and a controversial method are finally bringing prices down.
The XX Factor
May 3 2012 2:19 PMJohn Edwards and Cate in Court: Is it Fair to Judge Her Fashion Sense? 
Nov. 7 2011 12:24 PMThe Weak Link Between Stress and InfertilityDespite inconclusive evidence, the idea that stress harms conception persists—and it’s stressing women out.
Aug. 17 2010 10:33 AMIs Ella Birth Control or Abortion?The new morning-after pill.
The XX Factor
March 24 2010 5:17 PMHas the Stress of Infertility Damaged Your Sex Life?
The XX Factor
March 4 2010 6:14 PMYoga Mats Won't Solve Your Stress Issues
The XX Factor
Feb. 1 2010 6:41 PMYou Don't Have To Settle, Even If You Want Kids
The XX Factor
July 21 2009 7:10 PMSurrogates Need More Than Compassion or Money to Be Successful
Medical Examiner
Nov. 20 2007 12:24 PMSkipping Baby StepsThe case for going straight to IVF.
Medical Examiner
April 18 2006 4:07 PMDrug HazeWhat do you learn when you compare one antidepressant to another?


The World

The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics

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Welcome to 13th Grade!

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The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

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Can Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Pull Off One More Louisiana Miracle?

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
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The Vault
Oct. 23 2014 12:02 PM Delightfully Awkward Studio Action Shots of Players, Used on Early Baseball Cards
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 12:01 PM Who Is Constantine, and Should You Watch His New Show?
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AM The United States of Reddit  How social media is redrawing our borders. 
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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.