Improving Health & Well-being

Date Published: 12/03/2013

ORI scientist Tony Biglan published 6 opinion pieces in the Eugene Register Guard in 2013 that discuss how evidence-based behavioral interventions can improve health and wellbeing.

Tony BiglanOver the past 20 years, research has shown that problems as diverse as obesity, academic failure, depression and delinquency can be prevented. In these 6 opinion pieces written for the Eugene Register Guard ORI scientist Tony Biglan outlines various ways that research findings can be applied in real world settings to improve human well-being.

County groups unite in health movement - published June 9, 2013

An ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure - published June 22, 2013

All benefit from help for at-risk mothers - published July 6, 2013

Rewards get better results than punishment in schools - published July 27, 2013

Taxes, restrictions have done the job to reduce smoking - published August 10, 2013 (written with Edward Lichtenstein & Jennifer Webster) 

Poverty’s harm can be relieved - published September 14, 2013