A few of the recent pieces I've liked:
Nancy Shute at NPR's Shots blog: Nurses Want to Know How Safe is Safe Enough with Ebola
Maryn McKenna at Superbug: What Would Keep Ebola from Spreading in the US? Investing in Simple Research Years Ago. (Check out the last paragraph for links to other great recent pieces on the disease.)
Atul Gawande at Slate: No Risky Chances: The conversation that matters most
Catherine Rampell in the Washington Post: Is sex only for rich people?
Laurie Abraham in Elle: Abortion: Not easy, not sorry
Ta-Nehisi Coates at The Atlantic: To Raise, Love, and Lose a Black Child