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ORI Scientist Named to State Panel on Cultural Competence

Scientist Jorge Ramirez Garcia has been appointed to an Oregon Health Authority committee to ensure cultural competency of continuing education for health professionals.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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Research Results Support Standards for Carcinogens in Smokeless Tobacco

Levels of nicotine and tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA) in smokeless tobacco products play a significant role in carcinogen exposure levels.

Categories: ORI Publication Announcement

Type: News

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Is Snus Less Harmful than Cigarettes?

Many tobacco scholars and policy makers argue that replacing a harmful tobacco product with another harmful tobacco product is wrongheaded policy.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Reducing Nicotine Content in Cigarettes

Does reducing nicotine levels in cigarettes result in lower levels of addiction? In a unique study Herb Severson, Ph.D., and his team study the effects of smoking reduced nicotine cigarettes.

Categories: New Grant Award

Type: News

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Does your Teen Refuse Addiction Treatment?

It's estimated that 90 percent of youth who need treatment don't get it. Read the Portland Business Journal's story on ORI's "POP" study.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: News

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Research into Action: Promoting Mental Health

ORI senior scientist Tony Biglan, Ph.D., to present keynote address on research-based action steps to promote community mental health.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: Scientist Presentations

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Teenagers & Weight Loss

Teenagers trying to lose weight should engage in an exercise program that includes both aerobic and resistance training, Canadian researchers found.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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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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