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Study: Text messaging reduces pain medicine requirements during surgery

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...

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RTI International to test PTSD treatment for U.S. service members

In an effort to better treat posttraumatic stress disorder among U.S. service members, RTI International is leading a study on a medical procedure, called Stellate Ganglion Block, that offers the potential for fast-acting symptom relief.

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One-third of college STEM majors switch fields by graduation

About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor’s degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields by spring 2009, according to a study by RTI...