Are Most Emergency Room Visits Really Unnecessary?Cracking down on ER use won't save us as much money as you think.
Sicko-nomicsHealth care reformers should look to the banking collapse as a cautionary tale.
Is There a Glucometer on Board? How About an Oxygen Tank?What doctors need to take care of sick airline passengers.
Tax Breaks Under the MicroscopeShould nonprofit hospitals be forced to stop behaving like greedy corporations?
The Allure of the One-Stop ShopThe real reasons why people go to the E.R. when they shouldn't.
The Pink-Bubble-Gum- Flavored DilemmaWhy doctors give out antibiotics you don't need.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.