Cancer-related medical costs, already a significant portion of overall medical expenses in the United States, will more than double in some states in less than eight years, according to a new study by researchers from RTI International and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
RTI International is helping to expand a wireless security system project in San Salvador’s metropolitan area. The system uses cellular wireless technology to improve the real-time collection and sharing of criminal information, with the aim of reducing crime.
RTI International has been awarded a five-year contract from the National Institutes of Health to serve as a regional comprehensive metabolomics research core center.
Karen Davis has been elected president of the North Carolina Healthcare Information & Communications Alliance, Inc.
One in four mothers believe that letting young children taste alcohol may discourage them from drinking in adolescence and 40 percent believe that not allowing children to taste alcohol will only make it more appealing, according to a new study by RTI International and the University of North...
RTI International Joins in Celebration of Achievements of the Global Partnership to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, RTI International will join the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Health Organization (WHO) and more than 40 nongovernmental organizations, academic institutions, global health and civil society organizations to celebrate the success and...
Further Steps Needed to Reduce Stigma, Expand Access to Substance Abuse Screening and Care in Armed Forces
Outdated approaches to preventing and treating substance abuse, barriers to care, and other problems hinder the U.S. Defense Department's ability to curb substance use disorders among military service members and their families, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
Although high cigarette taxes are effective at reducing cigarette smoking, they disproportionally burden low-income smokers, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International.
Report Finds Multiple Interventions Increase Likelihood Patients with Chronic Diseases Will Take Prescribed Medications
Although patients with chronic conditions who do not take medications as prescribed tend to have poorer health outcomes and higher health care costs than those who adhere to medication regimens, a new report sheds light on the potential for multiple interventions to improve medication adherence...
In the wake of Hurricane Isaac, which left millions without power, a new study highlights that many older adults are not equipped to keep food safe during an extended power outage.