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RTI International is an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services to governments and commercial clients around the world.
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services to governments and commercial clients around the world.

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"We were able to show that man-made disruptions in natural flow patterns contribute to reductions in both the abundance and diversity of fish and insects,” says RTI's Jennifer Phelan. http://ow.ly/XyQ4309daZd

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Very early preterm infants are more likely to survive than in previous years, and the survivors are less likely to have neurological problems, according to a new study. http://ow.ly/H209309aW44

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"Simply put: Americans benefit when more countries are stable and better able to manage their affairs," says RTI's Paul Weisenfeld, executive VP of international development. http://ow.ly/yp5B3094pg9

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How do people perceive and share what they call "truth?" Join us for a discussion on the emerging role of online data in social research, March 2. Live stream available: http://ow.ly/3kTs3090dMD

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Nearly half of Americans will develop pre-existing cardiovascular disease conditions, according to a new analysis by RTI researchers for the American Heart Association. http://ow.ly/rKTW3090coC

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“Messages aimed only at keeping teens from trying cigarettes will miss people who don’t start smoking until later in life,” says RTI's Lauren Dutra. http://ow.ly/bDKe308RanL

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Last year, RTI expanded policies to encourage alternative methods to commute to work, including increasing the transit subsidy it provides alternative commuters and introducing a bike-to-work subsidy. http://ow.ly/Q6WW308R9ex

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A new book by RTI education researchers provides a step-by-step resource to help educators leverage data for student success. Download a free copy today: http://ow.ly/3pUi308C60m

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High-quality evidence supports the use of medical marijuana. Yet, patients who live in some states can’t legally use it — and are threatened with loss of access to their prescribed pain medications if they do. RTI's Lisa Lines explains why doctors should consider evidence for marijuana as potential therapeutic partner in treating pain. http://ow.ly/AC1q308C3pN

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Those who are most vulnerable to opioids' deadliest effects are unusually likely to get a long-term supply of the drugs from their doctor. RTI's Mark Edlund explains why this pattern may help explain the severity of the prescription opioid epidemic in America today: http://ow.ly/7HuF308zEPv
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