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Do TV Ads Correcting Misleading Statements by Drug Companies Work?

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C — When drug companies exaggerate or misstate the benefits or risks of medications in their advertising campaigns, the Food and Drug Administration may ask them to set the record straight by running "corrective advertise

Medical Expenses Related to Obesity Costs States Billions

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—States spend up to $15 billion a year in medical expenses related to obesity, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International, Duke University, and the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

New Research to Reduce HIV with Vulnerable Women

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RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.—As part of the ongoing effort to reduce HIV transmission in South Africa and improve prevention strategies, researchers at RTI International will conduct a study that will combine a biomedical intervention such as HIV