News Archive

Racism and Health: Evidence and Needed Research

Structural racism and racial disparities, injustice, & discrimination negatively affect mental/physical health outcomes for racial/ethnic minorities. Effective public health programs needed.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Rebooting Capitalism - New book by Anthony Biglan, ORI Senior Scientist

In this call to action, Dr. Biglan outlines the importance of behavioral science to create lasting positive changes across all sectors of society.

Categories: Press Releases

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Parenting during the pandemic

To help parents navigate these challenging times Triple P: Positive Parenting Program has created free materials that address some of the specific challenges parents are facing. Available here.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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ORI's History is Explored in this OPB Story

This OPB story looks at the history of behavioral research in Eugene and the role ORI played. 

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New analysis shows causality between alcohol advertising and teen drinking

Alcohol advertising changes teens' attitudes about alcohol and can cause them to drink, finds a new analysis led by NYU School of Global Public Health & NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Heart health problems in young adults may affect brain decades later

Having health issues such as smoking, high cholesterol or a high body mass index (BMI) in your 20s may make you more likely to have problems with thinking and memory skills decades later.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Sarah Hampson, ORI Senior Scientist retires

Sarah Hampson is retiring from her research career and has been named Scientist Emerita at ORI.

Categories: Press Releases

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Co-Use of Pain & Sleep Medications Increase Risk of Frailty in Older Adults

Researchers from the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are the first to demonstrate statistically significant links between self-reported regular use of

Categories: Press Releases

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Sexual minority women more likely to smoke while drinking alcohol than heterosexual women

ORI Scientist Mark Van Ryzin, Ph.D. was involved in a recent study that found reciprocal patterns between alcohol and tobacco use are strongest among bisexual women. 

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Recently Funded!

John Seeley, Ph.D., Richard Farmer, Ph.D.,  & colleagues received funding for two federal research grants. The funders are the IES/U.S. Department of Education & the National Institute on

Categories: New Grant Award

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