In 2011, 6.2 million children in the United States were referred to child welfare agencies for suspected physical abuse, sexual abuse or neglect. Children who have experienced maltreatment are at serious risk for a host of mental health and other...
4/16/2013 9:50 AM EDT
In the past three decades, U.S. students have begun blurring the lines between traditional academic studies and technical education courses, according to a new report by researchers at RTI International and MPR Associates, Inc.
3/27/2013 9:00 AM EDT
Income has a stronger influence on improving literacy in developing African countries than does international trade or civil and political institutions, according to a study by Professor Mina Baliamoune-Lutz from the University of North Florida and...
2/26/2013 1:50 PM EST
About two out of every three children will experience at least one traumatic event before they turn 18. Despite this high rate of exposure, little is known about the effectiveness of treatments aimed at preventing and relieving traumatic stress...
2/6/2013 12:05 PM EST
Better Syringe Designs Could Nearly Eradicate Global Annual HIV Infections from Syringe Sharing Within Eight Years
Switching the type of syringe used by people who inject drugs could help curb HIV transmission in countries with injection-driven epidemics within eight years, according to a new article by researchers at RTI International and Futures Institute.
1/10/2013 2:00 PM EST
Sending drug abusers to community-based treatment programs rather than prison could help reduce crime and save the criminal justice system billions of dollars, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International and Temple University.
1/9/2013 2:25 PM EST
As the spotlight on healthy eating and nutrition grows ever-brighter, new research suggests that including colorful and graphic nutrition information on product packages helps consumers better understand the information.
1/4/2013 11:00 AM EST
Increasing sales taxes on sugary foods to promote healthier food choices among grocery store shoppers is unlikely to be effective because many consumers are unaware of the tax differences on food items sold in grocery stores, according to a new...
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RTI International has two experts available to discuss international literacy.
9/8/2009 12:15 PM EDT
RTI International has three public health experts who can discuss issues surrounding the swine flu outbreak.
4/26/2009 4:30 PM EDT
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.
4/21/2009 11:45 AM EDT