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Primary School Reading Initiative Boosts Literacy in Kenya

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Primary school literacy rates in Kenya can be improved through the Primary Mathematics and Reading initiative, according to a journal article by researchers at RTI International and Florida State University.
29-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Antismoking Campaigns Effective Among Minorities and People with Lower Education, Income

Antismoking advertising effectively promotes attempts to quit smoking among vulnerable population groups, including minorities and people with lower education and income, according to a new study by researcher at RTI International.
29-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Report: Vulnerable Populations Disproportionately Affected by Food Security, Despite Public Programs

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Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new...
24-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Research Brief: Nutritional Education Can Improve Food Choices of Low-Income Americans Across Life Span

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The nutrition of low-income Americans can be improved across the life span through participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), according to a new research brief published by RTI Press.
14-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Kansas Adults with Mental Illness Twice as Likely to Use Tobacco

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Kansas adults with mental illness are twice as likely to use tobacco as adults without mental illness, according to a new report by RTI International and funded by the Kansas Health Foundation.
8-Jul-2014 9:25 AM EDT

Nutrition Education Program Improves Preschoolers’ at-Home Consumption of Vegetables, Low-Fat/Fat-Free Milk

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A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S....
26-Jun-2014 12:00 AM EDT

E-Cigarette TV Ads Targeting Youth Increased 256 Percent in Past Two Years

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In the absence of the kind of federal regulations that apply to tobacco cigarettes, television advertising for e-cigarettes has increased two-fold for youth and three-fold for young adults in the U.S. in the past two years, according to a study by...
29-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Global Health Research Efforts, Robust Disease Registries Needed to Address Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin

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An important and mysterious global public health concern is unfolding around chronic kidney disease of unknown origin.
29-May-2014 2:45 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

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

24-Sep-2012 11:00 AM EDT

Cigarette Tax Disproportionately Burdens Low-Income Families: Expert Farrelly Available to Discuss

13-Sep-2012 8:00 AM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss International Literacy

RTI International has two experts available to discuss international literacy.
8-Sep-2009 12:15 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss Pandemic Flu

RTI International has three public health experts who can discuss issues surrounding the swine flu outbreak.
26-Apr-2009 4:30 PM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss Malaria Control Efforts in Africa

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World Malaria Day is Saturday, April 25. If you're looking for experts to speak about malaria control efforts in Africa, Dr. John Chimumbwa is available.
21-Apr-2009 11:45 AM EDT

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