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Voters Are Seldom Swayed by Local Campaign Stops

A survey during the 2012 election found that bus tours and visits to greasy spoons didn't do much to change voter opinions. Christopher Intagliata reports. 

August 19, 2016 — Christopher Intagliata

Pigeon Pb Proxies Could Cut Kids' Blood Tests

In neighborhoods where kids have an increased chance of exposure to toxic lead, pigeons also have higher blood lead levels—making the birds potential proxies for risk assessment.

August 15, 2016 — Jason G. Goldman

How to Say No (without Feeling Guilty)

It’s one of the smallest, shortest words in the English language, but one of the hardest to say. This week, Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen, PhD, offers seven ways to say no (and maybe not even feel guilty!)

August 3, 2016 — Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen