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Project seeking participants for online exercise classes.

ORI's Exercise & Healthy Aging research team is seeking people 65 years or older to participate in free online Tai Ji Quan classes.  

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ORI Statement on Black Lives Matter and Anti-Racism

At Oregon Research Institute, we stand together with the Black community against racism in all forms, racial injustice, and racial discrimination. The recent wave of protests and demonstrations in the

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Rebooting Capitalism - New book by Anthony Biglan, ORI Senior Scientist

In this call to action, Dr. Biglan outlines the importance of behavioral science to create lasting positive changes across all sectors of society.

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Sarah Hampson, ORI Senior Scientist retires

Sarah Hampson is retiring from her research career and has been named Scientist Emerita at ORI.

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Co-Use of Pain & Sleep Medications Increase Risk of Frailty in Older Adults

Researchers from the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are the first to demonstrate statistically significant links between self-reported regular use of

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Genetic Markers for Anorexia Nervosa

ORI senior scientist Andrew W Bergen, Ph.D., contributed to an international study which identified genetic markers related to metabolism and the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

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ORI receives award from SABA

Oregon Research Institute (ORI) has received the 2019 Programmatic Contributions to Behavior Analysis award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA)

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Tai Ji Quan Reduces Injurious Falls in Elderly

A 6 month Tai Ji Quan program at ORI reduced the incidence of injurious falls among frail elderly by 53% compared to regular exercise.

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Marijuana Legalization and Youth Use

Scientist Julie C. Rusby, Ph.D., and her team studied the impact of marijuana legalization in Oregon on marijuana use by young teens.

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Cooperative Learning Aids in Preventing Alcohol Use in Rural Middle Schools

A study by ORI Scientist Mark Van Ryzin finds that adolescents' use of alcohol is a risk factor for education problems, diminished work capacity, disease, and later substance abuse.  

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