In The Media Archive

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.  

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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.

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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

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High Use of Electronic Cigarettes seen in 8th-9th graders in Oregon

An ORI study shows rates of  e-cigarette use among Oregon 8th & 9th graders is higher than national samples, and that e-cigarette use is closely linked with marijuana & other tobacco use.

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ORI Scientist Tony Biglan receives award from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis

ORI senior scientist Tony Biglan, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2017 Award for Scientific Translation from the Society for Advancement of Behavioral Analysis (SABA).

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New Grant to study obesity treatment.

Eric Stice and his team have received funding to test a computer-based brain training program to promote lasting weight loss in overweight individuals.

Categories: New Grant Award

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Bilingual Students in the PreK-2 Classroom

"Literacy Success for Emergent Bilinguals" by Senior Research Associate Theresa A. Roberts, Ph.D., has recently been published by Teachers College Press.

Categories: Research Dissemination

Type: News

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Marijuana's Health Effects

The National Academy of Sciences's new book on the health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids summarizes current scientific evidence & makes recommendations for future research.

Categories: Research Dissemination

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Implementing an Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Intervention in Community Senior Centers

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance, a falls prevention program developed by ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., is cost-effective and successful when used by community senior centers.

Categories: ORI Publication Announcement

Type: News

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