Sydney Spiesel

Sydney Spiesel is a pediatrician in Woodbridge, Conn., and clinical professor of pediatrics at Yale University's School of Medicine.

March 17 2014 11:55 PMI’m a Pediatrician. Should I Treat All Kids, or Just the Vaccinated Ones?It’s not an easy call.
Medical Examiner
April 1 2009 7:11 AMThe Hawthorne EffectWhy parents swear by ineffective treatments for autism.
What's Up, Doc?
Jan. 16 2009 11:41 AMThe State of the STDThe CDC's updated stats on sexually transmitted diseases.
What's Up, Doc?
Nov. 26 2008 12:19 PMNothing To Sneeze AtWeekly allergy shots might be history.
What's Up, Doc?
Oct. 31 2008 7:10 AMThe Good News and Bad News About MSA miracle drug carries some serious risks.
What's Up, Doc?
Oct. 2 2008 6:57 AMBurnout UDepression and suicidal thoughts in medical students.
What's Up, Doc?
Sept. 4 2008 4:27 PMA Kissing GeneA new study on how genes affect how couples bond.
What's Up, Doc?
July 23 2008 1:37 PMHappier SexDoes Viagra help women who take antidepressants?
Medical Examiner
July 14 2008 2:02 PMYour Health This WeekAre C-section rates rising because mothers are getting older? And why cholesterol drugs for kids are such a bad idea.
Medical Examiner
May 13 2008 4:06 PMYour Health This WeekTantalizing new insight into fat cells. Also, why to eat chocolate while pregnant.
Medical Examiner
April 8 2008 11:39 AMYour Health This WeekIs breast-feeding not all it's cracked up to be? And more.
Medical Examiner
Feb. 26 2008 12:47 PMYour Health This WeekSniffing out illness—literally. And more.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 30 2008 12:12 PMYour Health This WeekIs chocolate bad for the bones? And more.
Medical Examiner
Dec. 13 2007 12:27 PMYour Health This WeekShots for adults and honey for kids.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 13 2007 12:41 PMYour Health This WeekDoes sex late in pregnancy set off labor? And more.
Medical Examiner
April 28 2009 4:40 PMWhat Happened to Avian Flu?It never really went away. We just forgot about it.
What's Up, Doc?
Feb. 4 2009 7:00 AMCrib NotesIs sharing a bed with your baby a good idea?
What's Up, Doc?
Dec. 17 2008 12:21 PMBreathing TroubleThe FDA's new restrictions on some asthma medications.
What's Up, Doc?
Nov. 19 2008 7:05 AMShots All Around!The case for immunizing everyone against the flu.
What's Up, Doc?
Oct. 15 2008 1:13 PMProzac on the PlaygroundThe dangers of off-label use of psychiatric medications in children.
What's Up, Doc?
Sept. 17 2008 11:42 AMWhen Healing HurtsPost-traumatic stress disorder in ICU survivors.
What's Up, Doc?
Aug. 21 2008 5:01 PMCancer-Free GirlsWhy don't moms give their daughters the HPV vaccine?
What's Up, Doc?
July 22 2008 12:22 PMSick BorrowingDo IMF loans lead to higher rates of tuberculosis?
Medical Examiner
June 5 2008 7:02 AMYour Health This WeekBed-wetting, SIDS, and emergency contraception.
Medical Examiner
April 25 2008 12:19 PMYour Health This WeekGetting rid of dust mites—worthwhile?
Medical Examiner
March 14 2008 7:21 AMYour Health This WeekDoes Airborne work? And should 30 million more kids get a flu shot?
Medical Examiner
Feb. 12 2008 12:34 PMYour Health This WeekThe shocking end to that big diabetes study. Plus: Is weed bad for your teeth?
Medical Examiner
Jan. 15 2008 12:27 PMYour Health This WeekHow to live 14 years longer. And LASIK, looking good.
Medical Examiner
Nov. 29 2007 12:10 PMYour Health This WeekAre teens who have sex early really headed for trouble? And do their diets cause acne?
Medical Examiner
Nov. 1 2007 7:34 AMYour Health This WeekDoes daylight-saving time mess with your body's internal clock? And more.




Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Smash and Grab

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

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 4:33 PM Walmart Is Killing the Rest of Corporate America in Solar Power Adoption
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
Future Tense
Oct. 21 2014 4:14 PM Planet Money Uncovers One Surprising Reason the Internet Is Sexist
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
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.