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Research funded to study effects of lower nicotine levels.

ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. has received funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), University of Minnesota, and University of Pittsburgh to investigate the effects of smoking

Categories: New Grant Award

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E-cigarettes: A household poison?

ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. comments on the availability of highly toxic liquid nicotine.

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Psychologists' contributions to tobacco control

ORI scientist Ed Lichtenstein's important contributions to tobacco cessation are noted in recent article in APA Monitor.

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Statistical Modeling of Behavior Change in Small Samples

Small sample sizes in clinical research restrict the complexity of statistical models used to analyze data & limit the types of research questions that may be asked.

Categories: Press Releases

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Youth Tobacco Addiction Still Prevalent

In 1994, when ORI scientists contributed to the Surgeon General's first-ever report on smoking and youth, about 3000 children a day became addicted to nicotine. In 2014 each day nearly 4,000 youth

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Blacks in Government Honors ORI

ORI received the 2014 Special Award from the Blacks in Government Executive Team at the Black History Month Banquet on Friday, February 7.

Categories: Awards & Recognition

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Recently Funded!

Girls in the juvenile justice system who have high rates of drug abuse and trauma are at increased risk for engaging in risky sexual behavior. Dana Smith, Ph.D., is working to minimize that risk.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Got Milkshake?

What makes a milkshake so irresistible? Recent study results from ORI's eating disorders & obesity prevention team are highlighted in a New York Times article.

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Addressing Disruptive Behavior in Young Children

As many as 10-15% of preschoolers and children at school entry have mild to moderately severe disruptive behavior problems. In this project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and in

Categories: New Grant Award

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DoveĀ® Uses ORI Research as Basis for Body Acceptance Program

Dove® Uses ORI Research as Basis for Body Acceptance Program. Using research results from an ORI research team, Dove® has launched a global program to promote body esteem and body acceptance

Categories: Research Dissemination

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