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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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Genetic Markers for Anorexia Nervosa

ORI senior scientist Andrew W Bergen, Ph.D., contributed to an international study which identified genetic markers related to metabolism and the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

Categories: Press Releases, Research Dissemination

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ORI receives award from SABA

Oregon Research Institute (ORI) has received the 2019 Programmatic Contributions to Behavior Analysis award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis (SABA)

Categories: Press Releases, Awards & Recognition

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Substance abuse screening, intervention, referral benefits teens

Kaiser Permanente researchers find long-term benefits for patients and health organizations that employ screenings, interventions, and referrals.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Still healthy after all these years

The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Severson Named 2019 SRNT Fellow

Senior Scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D., was recently recognized as a 2019 Fellow by the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT).

Categories: Awards & Recognition

Type: News

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Mental and Physical Activity in Middle Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

Researchers in Sweden have found that keeping both physically and mentally active during middle age can significantly reduce the risk of developing dementia during old age.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Tai Ji Quan Reduces Injurious Falls in Elderly

A 6 month Tai Ji Quan program at ORI reduced the incidence of injurious falls among frail elderly by 53% compared to regular exercise.

Categories: Press Releases

Type: News

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High Use of E-Cigs in Oregon 8th, 9th Graders

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., and her team asked middle school students what they think of e-cigs, how common e-cig use is, & if e-cig use leads to use of other tobacco products.

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