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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

Electronic Cigarettes May Cause, Worsen Respiratory Diseases, Among Youth

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Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International.
29-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Community-Living Seniors with Dementia Are More Likely to Be Hospitalized Than Those Without Dementia; Little Difference Found Among Nursing Home Residents

Seniors living in the community who have dementia are more likely to be hospitalized and visit the emergency department than those who do not have dementia, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International.
7-Apr-2014 5:00 PM EDT

E-Cigarette Advertising Expenditures Tripled From 2011 to 2012, Study Finds

Electronic cigarette advertising expenditures tripled in the United States from $6.4 million in 2011 to $18.3 million in 2012, according to a study by RTI International.
4-Apr-2014 10:30 AM EDT

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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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