News Archive

Does Vaping Help or Harm Tobacco Reduction?

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., comments on aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes to youth. "A lot of these kids think that it’s just flavored water, so no big deal.”

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Physical Inactivity, Overweight & Obesity in Childhood

Children's own motor competence and their physical self-concept (aka perceived motor competence) play a major part in increasing the amount of time spent on exercise.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Successful Weight Management

Regular eating and having no history of dieting were associated with weight maintenance in young women and men.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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ORI Loses Long-time Colleague

It is with great sadness that ORI announces the recent passing of esteemed ORI scientist & colleague Dean P. Inman, Ph.D.

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ORI study on teen marijuana use cited in Register Guard news report.

ORI study on teen use of marijuana cited in Eugene Register Guard news article. 

Categories: ORI in the news

Type: News

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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.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: Press Release

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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.  

Categories: Press Releases

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Mental health programs in schools -- Growing body of evidence supports effectiveness

School-based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health, according to a research review.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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High Use of Electronic Cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

An ORI study shows rates of  e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana & other tobacco use.

Categories: Press Releases

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ORI Scientist Tony Biglan receives award from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis

ORI senior scientist Tony Biglan, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2017 Award for Scientific Translation from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis (SABA).

Categories: Press Releases

Type: Press Release

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