New Study Suggests Majority of Social Media Accounts Following JUUL E-Cigarette Company on Twitter Belong to Underage Youth
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — A study of the Twitter account of JUUL e-cigarette products estimates that 80.6 percent of its followers are 13 to 20 years old with 44.9 percent of those followers only 13-17 years old, well under the legal age of 21 to purchase tobacco products in large parts of...
New Study Finds Patients on High Doses of Opioid Medication Are Being Rapidly Discontinued, Leading to Greater Risk of Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations
A new study from RTI International, a nonprofit research institute, finds that patients taking high doses of opioid pain medications often suddenly discontinue their medication, placing them at greater risk of an opioid-related adverse event like an emergency room visit or hospitalization.
RTI International and The Carter Center Continue Partnership to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases
RTI International President and CEO E. Wayne Holden met with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Friday to discuss their joint efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) under the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) new flagship program Act to End NTDs | East.
A data-sharing and use agreement between the Navajo Nation and NIH grantees of the Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program was ratified on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Navajo Nation Head Start Center in Leupp, Arizona.
The RTI University Scholars Program supports highly talented academics who take scholarly leave from their home institutions to collaborate with RTI researchers.
U.S. News & World Report today announced the 2019 Best High Schools rankings, highlighting top-performing public schools on a state and national level.
RTI International is joining more than 100 organizations across the U.S. as part of the Opioid Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic, a network led by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
New Study Shows Unsanctioned U.S. Supervised Consumption Service Helps to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
A study of the first four years of an unsanctioned supervised consumption service (SCS) in the U.S. shows that these sites can improve safety for people who use drugs and potentially reduce opioid-related overdose deaths.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) formally launched Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East, a new global program working to strengthen countries’ abilities to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
A new study by RTI International addresses the current state of workplace health and safety programs and finds that 46 percent of worksites in the U.S. offer some type of health promotion program.