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  • Sex lives: Fact or fiction

    Sex lives: Fact or fiction
    There are many stereotypes, myths and incorrect information about sex for boomers and beyond. Contrary to popular opinion, older couples are doing the deed a lot — and STDs are more of an issue than you might think. Claim: Younger couples have...
  • Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR

    Curb annoying workplace behavior before calling HR
    MINNEAPOLIS — In her decades as a workplace-behavior expert, Fran Sepler has come across her share of galling behavior, from toenail clipping during meetings to an employee who persisted in addressing a post-maternity-leave peer as "Mommy." The bad...
  • Germ warfare at work

    Germ warfare at work
    Have you heard about the highly contagious Koala flu that turns people into horrifying, albeit adorable, zombie marsupials who subsist only on human thigh meat and eucalyptus leaves? No, you haven't, because it hasn't happened — yet. When it does,...
  • National Children's Study

    National Children's Study
    NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY LAUNCHES IN CHICAGO Families can help researchers by providing information that is expected to improve the health and development of children for generations to come CHICAGO --- Why are so many babies born prematurely? Why do so...
  • Several Senate races tighten; write-in Lisa Murkowski closes on Republican Joe Miller [Update]

     
    New polls show race snapshots as early voting begins in many states as soon as next week....
  • Rasmussen poll: Scott 46%, Sink 41%

     
    From GOP pollster Scott Rasmussen's polling shop: Republican Rick Scott continues to hold a small lead over Democrat Alex Sink in Florida’s gubernatorial race. A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Florida finds Scott with 4...
  • Poll watching

     
    Polling expert Nate Silver of the New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog notes: Rasmussen Reports ... came under heavy criticism this year... because its polls showed a strong lean toward Republican candidates. Indeed, Rasmussen polls quite consistently...
  • Support for gay marriage rights surges into the statistical lead

     
    Southern Illinois University sociologist Darren Sherkat blogs about an eye-opening result in the recently released General Social Survey poll by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center: For the first time, a legitimate scientific...
  • The Master Journalist is on my case

     
    I seem to have somehow gotten crosswise again with The Master Journalist -- my nickname for the self-appointed local media critic whose daily blog that he refuses to call a blog is devoted to summarizing what other people are writing,......
  • Fuel prices fall, but consumer groups want action to reduce oil dependency

     
    Crude oil and retail fuel prices are falling, but not fast enough to please representatives of a broad coalition of consumer groups demanding long-term action to increase fuel efficiency and reduce dependence on fossil fuels. U.S. households will spend...
  • T-U poll: Newt’s coming on strong in Florida

     
    Newt Gingrich has soared to a big lead over his rival Republican presidential candidates, according to a new InsiderAdvantage/Majority Opinion Research done for the Florida Times-Union, The former House Speaker, who's been making a big run lately in...