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Medicare Supports Lifestyle Changes for Preventing Diabetes

Intensive lifestyle changes focusing on diet, physical activity, & social support have proved successful in preventing Type 2 diabetes. DHHS announced in April that Medicare will now support such

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Family Alcohol Use Focus of New Grant

1 in 5 Americans will develop an alcohol use disorder during their lifetime. ORI has received funding to study how risks for alcohol abuse are transmitted in families.

Categories: New Grant Award

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How To Improve The Time & Attention You Give To Your Children

Children need attention to grow, develop self-esteem and a positive sense of identity, and to flourish and succeed. For children, getting attention is even more important than for adults.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Better Parenting Skills May Break the Poverty–Disease Connection

This article in Scientific American looks at the health benefits for children of better parenting skills. 

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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

Type: Press Release

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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

Type: News

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