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ORI is pleased to welcome Janet Brigham, Ph.D., who will present a colloquium on tools to predict success in quitting tobacco smoking. The colloquium is Tuesday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m.
New research suggests that food commercials “get under the skin” of teens by activating brain reward regions when they view ads for milk shakes, or burgers, or colas.
ORI Science Director and Senior Scientist Carol W. Metzler, Ph.D., will deliver a keynote address as part of a panel at the National Prevention Network Conference on September 17. ...
ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., has received a grant to study the cost-effectiveness of his successful fall-prevention program Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance.
ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. has received funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), University of Minnesota, and University of Pittsburgh to investigate the effects of smoking ...
ORI scientist Herb Severson, Ph.D. comments on the availability of highly toxic liquid nicotine.
ORI scientist Ed Lichtenstein's important contributions to tobacco cessation are noted in recent article in APA Monitor.
Small sample sizes in clinical research restrict the complexity of statistical models used to analyze data & limit the types of research questions that may be asked.
In 1994, when ORI scientists contributed to the Surgeon General's first-ever report on smoking and youth, about 3000 children a day became addicted to nicotine. In 2014 each day nearly 4,000 youth ...
ORI received the 2014 Special Award from the Blacks in Government Executive Team at the Black History Month Banquet on Friday, February 7.