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Internet Searches Reflect Vaping's Surge

Between 2009 and 2015, the number of people in the U. S. searching online about vaping rose dramatically. However, people searched for how & where to get vaping products, not for help quitting

Categories: Research Dissemination

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ORI participates in program focused on positive parenting.

ORI partners with LaneKids and Parenting Now! to bring the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) to families in Lane County.  Read more in this story in the Eugene Register Guard.  

Categories: ORI in the news

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How the Food Industry Engineers our Cravings

It is no secret that the rise in obesity in America has something to do with food. But how much? And what role does the food industry as a whole play?

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Eating Disorders Prevention Program Alters Brain's Response to Thin Models

After the brief behavioral intervention, the brain's reward valuation region was more activated by exposure to images of healthy, normal weight women than by exposure to thin models.

Categories: Press Releases

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Calorie Counts on Menus Don't Work

Putting calorie counts on restaurant menus does not result in healthy behavior change.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Poor at Higher Risk of Smoking

Those who still smoke are the poor, the disenfranchised, the mentally ill.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Smoking Ban in Public Housing?

A proposed nationwide smoking ban in public housing would affect nearly one million households and open the latest front in the long-running campaign to curb unwanted exposure to secondhand tobacco

Categories: Research Dissemination

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The Right Way to Talk to Kids About Smoking

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., discusses the risk of nicotine addiction in youth in the early-mid teen years.

Categories: ORI in the news

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Video from A Celebration of Behavioral Science in Eugene

Video from the recent Celebration of Behavioral Science in Eugene is now available to view online.  Talks by Tony Biglan, Carol Metzler, Ed Kame'enui, and Rob Horner. Click the following links to

Categories: Event at ORI

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Preventing Substance Use in Middle School

A key factor contributing to substance use in adolescence is peer rejection. ORI scientist Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D., has received research funding to investigate ways to prevent this.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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