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ORI Diversity Interest Group scholarship winner announced

UO student Chi-Wing Ng selected to receive the $2000 ORI Diversity Interest Group scholarship for 2015.  

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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Prevention Research and Terrorism

This week in the New York Times - ORI Senior Scientist Anthony Biglan discusses how prevention science can improve research on terrorism.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Mindful Eating for Teens and Families

The Family Eating Awareness and Skills for Teens (FEAST) project based at the Center for Family & Adolescent Research (CFAR) in Albuquerque was featured in the Albuquerque Journal on Feb. 18.

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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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