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Study: LGBTQ+ Individuals at High Risk to Be Victims of Violence

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are at high risk for being victims of physical and sexual assault, harassment, bullying, and hate crimes, according to a new study by RTI International.
9-Mar-2017 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study to Examine How Home Visits Can Improve Teacher Effectiveness and Student Outcomes

Through a new study awarded by Parent Teacher Home Visits (PTHV), a national nonprofit, education researchers from RTI International will study how home visits affect teachers’ perceptions of their students’ families, and how these perceptions...
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

For-Profit College Enrollment More Than Doubled Since 1996, Attracting a Different Blend of Students

Nationwide, the student population at for-profit schools includes higher percentages of women, African-Americans, older students, Pell grant and loan recipients, and members of the military than public or nonprofit institutions
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion Boosts Health, Finances

Ohio’s 2014 Medicaid expansion improved health and financial benefits for hundreds of thousands of low-income Ohioans, according to an assessment supported by RTI International.
2-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lollipop or Edible?

Pot brownies may be a thing of the past as there are new edible marijuana products, or edibles, on the market, including chocolates, candies, and cookies. These products are legally sold in Colorado and Washington, and according to a new study...
22-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Studies Quantify the Impacts of Water Use on Diversity of Fish and Aquatic Insects in NC Streams

The health of fish and aquatic insects could be significantly affected by withdrawals of fresh water from the rivers and streams across North Carolina according to a new scientific assessment.
21-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Public Tool Uses Twitter Posts to Gain Insights About Marijuana Use

Journalists, researchers, policymakers, and the public looking to gain new insights about the use of marijuana can now turn to CannabisConvo.
26-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New RTI International Program to Offer Free Elective Genetic Testing for North Carolina Newborns

A new program offering free elective genetic testing for newborns, developed at RTI International, will become available to North Carolina parents starting in 2018, thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
25-Jan-2017 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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