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ORI Mourns Passing of Tom Dishion, Ph.D.

ORI joins colleagues worldwide in mourning the recent passing of ORI scientist & prevention science luminary Thomas J. Dishion, Ph.D.

Categories: ORI in the news

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Some Calories More Harmful Than Others

ORI senior scientist Eric Stice, Ph.D contributed to a position paper in Obesity Reviews warning that sugar-sweetened beverages clearly increase risk for chronic diseases.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Does Vaping Help or Harm Tobacco Reduction?

ORI scientist Erika Westling, Ph.D., comments on aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes to youth. "A lot of these kids think that it’s just flavored water, so no big deal.”

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Physical Inactivity, Overweight & Obesity in Childhood

Children's own motor competence and their physical self-concept (aka perceived motor competence) play a major part in increasing the amount of time spent on exercise.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Successful Weight Management

Regular eating and having no history of dieting were associated with weight maintenance in young women and men.

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ORI Loses Long-time Colleague

It is with great sadness that ORI announces the recent passing of esteemed ORI scientist & colleague Dean P. Inman, Ph.D.

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ORI study on teen marijuana use cited in Register Guard news report.

ORI study on teen use of marijuana cited in Eugene Register Guard news article. 

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Marijuana Legalization and Youth Use

Scientist Julie C. Rusby, Ph.D., and her team studied the impact of marijuana legalization in Oregon on marijuana use by young teens.

Categories: Press Releases

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Cooperative Learning Aids in Preventing Alcohol Use in Rural Middle Schools

A study by ORI Scientist Mark Van Ryzin finds that adolescents' use of alcohol is a risk factor for education problems, diminished work capacity, disease, and later substance abuse.  

Categories: Press Releases

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Mental health programs in schools -- Growing body of evidence supports effectiveness

School-based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health, according to a research review.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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