In The Media Archive

Teen Weight Gain Linked to TV Food Commercials

New research suggests that food commercials “get under the skin” of teens by activating brain reward regions when they view ads for milk shakes, or burgers, or colas.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: Press Release

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National Prevention Network Conference

ORI Science Director and Senior Scientist Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D., will deliver a keynote address as part of a panel at the National Prevention Network Conference on September 17.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: Scientist Presentations

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New project to evaluate internet adaptation of parent and teacher training.

ORI scientists Edward Feil and Betsy Davis received funding from the US Department of Education for this 4 year study.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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ORI scientist Anthony Biglan receives new funding.

In a unique collaboration with Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) ORI researchers are analyzing the implementation of prevention practices targeting young children statewide.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Speeding Knee Surgery Recovery

ORI scientists Keith Smolkowski, Ph.D., & Lisa Strycker, M.S., are members of an interdisciplinary team that found that amino acid supplements reduced post-surgical muscle atrophy and weakness.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Is Tai Chi Program Cost-Effective in Preventing Falls?

ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., has received a grant to study the cost-effectiveness of his successful fall-prevention program Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Parenting Help for Mothers of Very Low Birth Weight Infants

ORI scientists Ed Feil, Ph.D., and Betsy Davis, Ph.D., received funding to implement a web-based parenting program via mobile technology for mothers with very low weight infants. 

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Research funded to study effects of lower nicotine levels.

ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. has received funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), University of Minnesota, and University of Pittsburgh to investigate the effects of smoking

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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E-cigarettes: A household poison?

ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. comments on the availability of highly toxic liquid nicotine.

Type: News

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Psychologists' contributions to tobacco control

ORI scientist Ed Lichtenstein's important contributions to tobacco cessation are noted in recent article in APA Monitor.

Type: News

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