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1 in 3 Two-Year-Olds in the United States Have Not Received All Recommended Childhood Vaccines, Study Finds


Approximately 34 percent of children in the United States do not receive all doses of vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) by age 2, according to a new study by researchers at RTI Health Solutions, a...
18-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Traditional Calendar Schools Increase Property Values by Nearly Two Percent in Wake County, North Carolina

An RTI International and Elon University analysis of more than 50,000 residential real estate transactions shows that prices for homes assigned to traditional calendars were up to 2 percent higher than similar homes that switched to multi-track year...
16-Nov-2015 9:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Call for Next Chapter in Improving Patient Safety by Reducing Misdiagnosis


Approximately 12 million people in the United States experience diagnostic errors annually, but it is time for a change, according to researchers at RTI International, the Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical...
13-Nov-2015 11:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

RTI International and IBM Research - Africa Forge Partnership for Data-Driven Development

RTI International - a leading nonprofit research institute - and IBM's Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy big data analytics and cognitive technologies to help transform development approaches in Africa and around the world.
15-Jul-2015 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Exposure to E-Cigarette TV Ads Increases Likelihood of Future Use

Adolescents who are exposed to e-cigarette TV advertising are more likely to try e-cigarettes in the future, according to a groundbreaking experiment from researchers at RTI International.
7-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Exposure to National Tobacco Education Campaign Increased Intentions to Quit Smoking

A national tobacco education campaign, launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, featuring graphic, testimonial-style advertisements increased intentions to quit smoking, according to a study by RTI International.
26-May-2015 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Text Messaging Reduces Pain Medicine Requirements During Surgery

Patients who text messaged a stranger just before minor surgeries required less supplemental pain relief than patients receiving standard therapy or distraction techniques, according to a recently published study conducted by researchers at RTI...
27-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International to Test PTSD Treatment for U.S. Service Members

RTI International is leading a study on a medical procedure that offers the potential for fast-acting symptom relief for U.S. service members with PTSD.
14-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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