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Article ID: 696987

UNC, RTI International Researchers Assess US Travelers’ Knowledge of Zika Virus, Willingness to Take Hypothetical Vaccine

RTI International

A collaboration between researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, RTI International and the UNC School of Medicine has resulted in the first study to assess and compare United States travelers’ knowledge levels about the Zika virus across three regions

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3-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693860

New Report Details Experiences of Graduates with Student Loan Debt During the Great Recession

RTI International

Most non-borrowers (81 percent) reported that their undergraduate education was worth the cost, compared with 69 percent of graduates who took out student loans

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2-May-2018 8:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692196

RTI International Named a “World’s Most Ethical Company” for Second Year in a Row

RTI International

RTI International has been named again as a World’s Most Ethical Company ™ by the Ethisphere Institute

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4-Apr-2018 1:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 689157

Recent Study in Oregon Reveals Public Considers Alcohol More Harmful Than Marijuana

RTI International

A new study, led by researchers at RTI International, surveyed more than 1,900 adults in Oregon prior to the legalization of marijuana in the state and found that more than half (52.5%) consider alcohol to be more harmful than marijuana while few (7.5%) believe marijuana is more harmful to a person’s health.

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7-Feb-2018 3:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 688858

How Does Limited Education Limit Young People?

RTI International

A recent nationally-representative U.S. Department of Education study found that 28 percent of fall 2009 ninth-graders had not yet enrolled in a trade school or college by February 2016— roughly six-and-a-half years later.

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1-Feb-2018 4:30 PM EST
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Article ID: 688856

Family Impact of Congenital Zika Syndrome Likely to Last a Lifetime

RTI International

The impact of congenital Zika syndrome on families will be substantial and will last a lifetime, given its severity and uncertainty about long-term outcomes for infants.

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1-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687755

New Study Shows High Cost of Screening for, Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases in Kenya

RTI International

Non-communicable diseases — such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and diabetes — are responsible for more than 36 million deaths across the globe each year. 14 million of these constitute premature mortality, and 90 percent of these premature deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.

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10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687757

New Study Shows U.S.-Based Supervised Injection Facility Can Provide Protection From Fatal Overdose; More Effective if Sanctioned

RTI International

As the U.S. opioid epidemic continues to produce high levels of morbidity and mortality, we are in need of innovative solutions that help people who inject drugs and their surrounding community.

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10-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 687498

New Study Aims to Improve Patient Retention Rates and Outcomes in Substance Abuse Treatment

RTI International

From 2000 to 2015, more than a half million people died from drug overdoses. Many of these individuals tried to recover from their addiction by seeking treatment at specialty addiction programs.

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4-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687500

Peter M. Scott III Elected Chair, Board of Governors, at RTI International

RTI International

Peter M. Scott III was elected chair of RTI’s board of governors on December 13 during the Institute’s annual election of corporate governors and officers.

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4-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST
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