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5-26-2015 RTI International donates $71,000 to Red Cross for Nepal Earthquake Relief efforts
RTI International and its staff members donated $71,250 to the American Red Cross Relief Fund for Nepal earthquake victims.
5-26-2015 Exposure to national tobacco education campaign increased intentions to quit smoking, study finds
A national tobacco education campaign, launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, featuring graphic, testimonial-style advertisements increased intentions to quit smoking, according to a study by RTI International.
5-26-2015 Second opinions often sought but value is not yet proven
– The Washington Post
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Second opinions are often sought but their value isn't clear
– New England Public Radio
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy, told People magazine in April that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Second opinions often prescribed, but value not yet proven
– PBS NewsHour
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Second opinions are often sought but their value isn't clear
– Southern California Public Radio
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Second opinions often prescribed, but value is not yet proven
– The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Getting a second opinion from a doctor may not improve your health
– Time Magazine
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-26-2015 Second opinions are often sought but their value isn't clear
– National Public Radio
Actress Rita Wilson, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy recently, told People magazine last month that she expects to make a full recovery “because I caught this early, have excellent doctors and because I got a second opinion.”
5-24-2015 Light on NC solar industry focused on ending preferences
– WRAL.com
North Carolina's rapidly-growing solar industry has an unwanted spotlight upon it from a cadre of fiscal conservatives at the General Assembly fixed on ending its preferential tax and energy policy treatments.
5-21-2015 Lisa May named RTI International executive vice president of human resources
RTI International has named Lisa May executive vice president of human resources.  
5-20-2015 Are there unintended consequences of marijuana legalization? These experts weigh In
– The Daily Caller
A panel discussion at the National Press Club Wednesday brought together experts in the field to discuss public health hazards as marijuana legalization unfolds across the country.
5-20-2015 What a new survey can tell us about campus sexual assault
– New York Magazine
Sexual assault is an inherently difficult thing to address, and it’s only made trickier by the extent to which it eludes any sort of straightforward social-scientific analysis: It turns out it’s really, really hard to measure the frequency of sexual assault in any given setting.
5-20-2015 More evidence rape a significant problem on US college campuses
– The Malaysian Times
About one in six women experienced completed or attempted rape during their first year of college at one school in upstate New York, according to a new study.
5-20-2015 More evidence rape a significant problem on U.S. college campuses
– Reuters US News
About one in six women experienced completed or attempted rape during their first year of college at one school in upstate New York, according to a new study.
5-20-2015 More evidence rape a significant problem on U.S. college campuses
– Yahoo! News
About one in six women experienced completed or attempted rape during their first year of college at one school in upstate New York, according to a new study.
5-20-2015 More evidence rape a significant problem on U.S. college campuses
– Toronto Sun
About one in six women experienced completed or attempted rape during their first year of college at one school in upstate New York, according to a new study.
5-20-2015 FAQ: How and Why We Rate and Rank Hospitals
– US News & World Report
Over the next 12 months, more than 1 million Americans will have surgery to replace a hip or knee.
5-19-2015 What does the new data landscape require of staff?
– Devex
Most RTI International staff have a fundamental understanding of how data can be used and how it’s collected, Jon Herstein, international human resources operations director and human resources business partner at RTI, told Devex.
5-19-2015 Being Asian-American in the Affirmative Action Debate
– The Huffington Post
No one wants to talk about Asian-Americans in the affirmative action debate.
5-19-2015 The New Jews of Harvard Admissions
– The Wall Street Journal
Here’s hoping the next stage of the affirmative-action debate in higher education finally has arrived.
5-18-2015 Asian-American groups accuse Harvard of discrimination
– CNN.com
A coalition of Asian-American organizations says the federal government should step in to change Harvard's approach to admissions, accusing the university of racial discrimination.
5-18-2015 Asians and Affirmative Action
– Inside Higher Ed
More than 60 Asian-American organizations on Friday filed a complaint with the U.S. Education Department charging that Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants.
5-16-2015 Keeping the temper down
– Business North Carolina
At the loading dock of a windowless industrial building on a side street in Mebane waits a 40-foot Evergreen shipping container. “Russia, or maybe China,” Kevin Damewood speculates as he approaches, unsure of its destination. Inside the building, those soon to be stuffed into the container are tortured to see how much abuse they can stand before breaking down. Machines inflict the pain. “Hey, Tony,” Damewood yells to a technician, “can you operate this thing?”
5-15-2015 In police killings, numbers are scarce or inaccurate
– Marketplace
Each year police kill a certain number of civilians. And every year the FBI puts out the Supplemental Homicide Report that's meant to provide an accurate count of those deaths. But it doesn't.
5-15-2015 Who's casting shadows over N.C. solar?
– Before It's News
According to research by RTI International and Scott Madden Consultants, $80 million in state tax incentives resulted in $900 million in clean energy and efficiency investments in 2014, as well as nearly 20,000 jobs.
5-14-2015 RTI Health Solutions researchers contribute 43 poster and oral presentations at the ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting
Researchers from RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS), a business unit of RTI International, will discuss the evolving landscape of health economics and outcomes research at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 20th Annual International Meeting in Philadelphia, May 16-20.
5-14-2015 Scott Novak appointed to FDA External Scientific Advisory Board
The Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research appointed Scott Novak, Ph.D., senior developmental epidemiologist at RTI International, to serve on the Scientific Advisory Board.serve on the Scientific Advisory Board.
5-14-2015 'Extreme' exposure to secondhand cannabis smoke causes mild intoxication
– Health Canal
Secondhand exposure to cannabis smoke under “extreme conditions,” such as an unventilated room or enclosed vehicle, can cause nonsmokers to feel the effects of the drug, have minor problems with memory and coordination, and in some cases test positive for the drug in a urinalysis.
5-13-2015 Use of e-cigarettes among Florida youth has tripled in past four years, exceeding traditional cigarette use
Use of e-cigarettes among Florida youth has tripled in the past four years, exceeding traditional cigarette use, according to a new study by RTI International.
5-13-2015 Finding Perspective
– UNC-TV
The dictionary defines perspective as a new view or vista; or a mental view or outlook. Both definitions apply to the work researchers at RTI International are conducting with drones.
5-12-2015 U.S. News & World Report announces 2015 Best High Schools rankings
U.S. News & World Report announced the 2015 Best High Schools rankings, highlighting top-performing public schools on a state and national level.
5-12-2015 U.S. News releases 2015 Best High Schools rankings
– Yahoo! News
A high school diploma has become vital to career and financial success, and the U.S. high school graduation rate has climbed higher than ever before.
5-12-2015 U.S. News' 10 Best High Schools, 2015
– Yahoo! Homes
To create the 2015 Best High Schools rankings, U.S. News worked with RTI International, a North Carolina-based research firm.
5-12-2015 U.S. News releases 2015 Best High Schools rankings
– AOL
A high school diploma has become vital to career and financial success, and the U.S. high school graduation rate has climbed higher than ever before.
5-12-2015 These Triangle high schools are best in N.C. and U.S.
– Triangle Business Journal
Raleigh Charter High School ranks as the No. 1 high school in the state, and the 37th best high school in the nation, according to rankings published Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.
5-8-2015 Experts to discuss policy implications of legalized marijuana in the United States
Approximately half of U.S. states now have some form of legalized marijuana, and four states have legalized both recreational and medical marijuana use.
5-8-2015 Texting reduces need for pain medication during surgery
– The Boston Globe
We use our cellphones for many things, but pain relief is not usually one of them. It appears, however, that text messaging may significantly reduce a patient’s pain and anxiety while under the knife.
5-7-2015 Study: If treated, premature babies may survive at 22 weeks
Some premature babies may survive as early as 22 weeks if given active treatment according to a study by RTI International and investigators from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network.
5-7-2015 Anthony Hickey named Triangle Business Journal 2015 Life Sciences Awards winner
Triangle Business Journal recognized Anthony Hickey, Ph.D., distinguished fellow and senior research pharmacologist at RTI International, as a 2015 Life Sciences Awards winner.
5-6-2015 Energy Department awards nearly $10 million for efficient lighting development
– Breaking Energy
The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing.
5-6-2015 The Measure of Everyday Life brings big questions to radio
– Independent Weekly
Each week, "The Measure of Everyday Life," a new radio show and podcast on WNCU 90.7 FM, tackles these essential questions. Through conversations with local social science researchers, host Brian Southwell hopes to share this work with the public to improve the human condition.
5-6-2015 A new perspective
– UNC-TV
On a windswept runway, sitting in the middle of a field at an aviation facility north of Raleigh, Joe Eyerman is doing what scientists do best — testing his hypothesis. Eyerman is launching a drone aircraft.
5-5-2015 Designer drugs hit dangerous lows to bring new highs
– ScienceNews
The 18-year-old had stabbed himself four times in the neck and chest with a pair of scissors. Alone in his dorm room, he had suddenly felt trapped, convinced that the only way to get out was to kill himself.
5-5-2015 Why your next light saber will be an LED enhanced with quantum dots
– Clean Technica
In case you missed it, yesterday was May 4, better known as Star Wars Day, a day in which you can go up to a perfect stranger and say “May the fourth be with you” without getting the stinkeye.
5-4-2015 Ginger Rothrock named Triangle Business Journal 2015 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards winner
Triangle Business Journal recognized Ginger Rothrock, Ph.D.,  director of emerging technologies at RTI International as a 2015 40 under 40 Leadership Awards winner.
5-4-2015 Study author of '1 in 5' number on the difficulty of arriving at a national campus rape stat
– 89.3 KPCC
4-30-2015 Sedentary lifestyle can increase risk of cancer, study shows
– WNCN
The American Cancer Society says sitting for six or more hours per day can increase your chance of dying from cancer, even if you eat right and don't smoke.
4-30-2015 Texting friends or strangers during surgery reduces pain
– Science Blog
Imagine a hand-held electronic device – accessible, portable and nearly universal – that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors to use less powerful and potentially risky medications to complement anesthesia.
4-30-2015 Report: E-cigarettes can cause permanent brain damage for teens
– Voice of America
Electronic cigarettes are banned in some countries, highly available in others, but with internet sales, they are available just about anywhere, and just about anyone can buy them, including adolescents.
4-29-2015 5 Reasons for North Carolina's rapid emergence as a solar energy leader
– Clean Technica
What state boasts beaches, mountains, and a booming solar industry? California may come to mind first, but now so could North Carolina, thanks to its rapid emergence as a solar energy leader.
4-29-2015 Study: Text messaging before surgery reduces need for pain meds
– Triangle Business Journal
Patients who text message someone, even a stranger, before having minor survery have a reduced need for pain medication, according to a recently published study by Research Triangle Park-based RTI International, Cornell University and LaSalle Hospital in Quebec.
4-29-2015 7 things to know about today, plus why texting is good for surgery patients
– Orlando Business Journal
We all have heard about the bad things that can happen when you text and drive — or for others, when they try to text and walk on crowded downtown streets at lunchtime — but here's an interesting tidbit about texting as it relates to surgery patients.
4-29-2015 Key to reducing surgical pain may already be in your hand
– Surgical Products
Imagine a hand-held electronic device - accessible, portable and nearly universal - that could reduce pain and discomfort for patients, and allow doctors the freedom to use less powerful and potentially risky medications to complement anesthesia.
4-29-2015 Patients who text message just prior to surgery end up needing less pain medication
– MedCity News
When someone goes in for surgery, even if it’s minor, it can be scary and unsettling. Pain medication will be administered regardless, but a new study shows that the social support a patient experiences by text messaging before a procedure can reduce the need for supplemental pain relief – even if it’s texting a stranger.
4-28-2015 Study: Text-messaging strangers reduces need for pain relief during minor surgeries
– News Medical
Patients who text messaged a stranger just before minor surgeries required less supplemental pain relief than patients receiving standard therapy or distraction techniques, according to a recently published study conducted by researchers at RTI International, Cornell University and LaSalle Hospital (Montreal, QC).
4-28-2015 Queen Rania launches Early Grade Reading and Math project
– Jordan News Agency
The project is led by RTI International in partnership with the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA), along with other local teaching orgnisations.
4-28-2015 2015 Best high schools rankings coming soon
– Yahoo! News
The comprehensive U.S. News rankings methodology -- which reflects how well high schools serve all of their students, not just those who are planning to go to college -- was implemented by RTI International to create the rankings.
4-28-2015 2015 Best high schools rankings coming soon
– U.S. News & World Report
The comprehensive U.S. News rankings methodology – which reflects how well high schools serve all of their students, not just those who are planning to go to college – was implemented by RTI International to create the rankings.