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Study Shows Students with the Lowest Student Loan Debt Tend to Default More Than Students Carrying More Debt

As higher education tuition levels continue to rise, there’s concern that increasing student loan debt will lead to higher default rates. A new analysis suggests otherwise. The study, conducted by RTI International for the National Center for...
16-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Gene That Influences Nicotine Dependence

Discovery creates the possibility for new research in addiction treatment
10-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Medicaid Rates Limit Beneficiaries’ Access to Assisted Living Facilities, Quality Care

A new study by RTI International found that low Medicaid payment rates for services in assisted living and similar settings discourage residential care providers from serving Medicaid beneficiaries, which limits their access to community-based...
7-Aug-2017 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International Testing Water for Lead at Nearly 100 NC Child Care Centers

Nearly 100 North Carolina child care centers that use public water supplies are partnering with RTI International to test for lead. Additional child care centers and elementary schools can enroll in the study through mid-August. Participation in the...
2-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teachers Should Foster Emotional Intelligence in Their Students but Not Be Graded on It, Report Finds

If emotional intelligence is a key—and possibly the most important—component to student success, how do we ensure schools foster it?
11-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Trying New Marijuana Products and Edibles Is Associated with Unexpected Highs

A new study by RTI International suggests that unexpected highs are a consequence of using new marijuana products and edibles—products that have flooded the marijuana market since legalization of recreational marijuana use.
15-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International Finds TROSA, an Innovative Substance Abuse Treatment Program, Saves North Carolina $7.5 Million Annually

TROSA, a therapeutic community providing substance abuse treatment and job training, saves North Carolina $7.5 million every year, according to an independent study conducted by RTI International.
4-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Report: Younger Women Battling Breast Cancer Face More Aggressive Diagnoses, and Therefore, More Significant Treatment Burden

As the nation struggles with soaring health care costs, a new report by RTI International shows that younger women diagnosed with breast cancer face a significant treatment burden.
3-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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