In The Media Archive

Soda Makers to Cut Americans' Drink Calories

The three largest soda companies acknowledge the role their products play in the country’s obesity crisis and the escalating rates of diabetes and heart disease that accompany it.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Cybernetics & the Big Five Personality Traits

ORI welcomes Colin DeYoung, Ph.D., who will discuss the use of cybernetics in examining the sources of the Big Five personality dimensions. His talk is September 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Categories: Event at ORI

Type: Event at ORI

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Predicting Success in Quitting Smoking

ORI is pleased to welcome Janet Brigham, Ph.D., who will present a colloquium on tools to predict success in quitting tobacco smoking. The colloquium is Tuesday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m.

Categories: Event at ORI

Type: Event at ORI

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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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