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State and Tribal Opioid Response grants provide resources for fighting the opioid crisis, but grantees may need support to implement interventions
A new study models the impact of increased treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among people who inject drugs.
A new study finds that the percentage of Medicare plans that required prior authorization for the most commonly prescribed medication to treat opioid addiction have decreased dramatically.
Researcher Stephanie Hughes shares ideas on how to train first responders to understand and help people living with dementia.
RTI is pleased to continue supporting the North Carolina Healthcare and Information Communication Alliance (NCHICA) annual conference.
APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo – the largest and most influential annual gathering of public health professionals – is being held November 2-6 in Philadelphia, PA.
Researchers to Address Effects of the Global Opioid Epidemic on Women and Families, as Well as Marijuana Use Among Teens
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Women and their families and the devastating effects of the global opioid epidemic, along with the increasing use of marijuana by teenagers, are the focus of leading public health researchers and other experts this week at the 11th International Women’s and Children’s Health...
New Study Finds Residents and Business Owners in Philadelphia’s Kensington Neighborhood Support the Opening of a Sanctioned Overdose Prevention Site
Ninety percent of residents and 63 percent of business owners in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood support opening an overdose prevention site in their neighborhood.
RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-Based Practice Center (RTI-UNC EPC) has been selected to join the Cochrane US Network.
The NC Commission for Public Health has begun the rulemaking process for a new rule that would require testing and cleanup of lead in drinking water at licensed child care centers.
The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)—the longest standing organization in the U.S. that addresses problems of drug dependence, misuse, and abuse—will hold its 2019 annual scientific meeting in San Antonio, TX.
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...