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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

Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New research from RTI International, North Carolina State University, Arizona State University and Duke University Medical Center finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or...
27-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Registries in Resource-Constrained Countries Can Inform Policy to Reduce Cancer Burden

Data from population-based cancer registries are vital for informing health programs, policies and strategies for cancer screening and treatment. A special issue of Cancer Epidemiology, prepared under the auspices of the Centers for Disease Control...
20-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Estimates 1,900 Arrest-Related Deaths Occurred in US Between June 2015-May 2016

An estimated 1,900 people died in the United States during arrest or while in police custody June 2015 through May 2016, according to a new report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and RTI International.
15-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Determines Opening a Supervised Injection Facility for People Who Inject Drugs Could Save Millions

For the first time, researchers have determined the potential cost and benefits of opening a supervised injection facility for people who inject drugs in the United States. The study, released today, found that a single facility in San Francisco...
14-Dec-2016 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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FDA Regulations of E-Cigarettes Go Into Effect August 8; E-Cigarette Researchers Available for Comment

4-Aug-2016 5:50 PM EDT

Zika Experts Available to Discuss Current Research Projects

2-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EST

Expert Available to Discuss How Homeowners Can Reduce Energy Use

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7-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

Research Economist Available to Discuss Soda Tax

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6-Nov-2014 9:45 AM EST

E-Cigarette Researchers Available to Comment on E-Cigarette Advertising and Particles Emitted

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2-Jun-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Research Behind the Campus Sexual Assault Study, And "Not Alone" Report

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30-Apr-2014 10:20 AM EDT

E-Cigarettes May Cause, Worsen Respiratory Diseases, Among Youth

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29-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Cancer Care Costs to More than Double in Some States by 2020: Expert Trogdon Available to Discuss

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