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Do you wash your hands with soap and water after cracking an egg? If not, you should. RTI researchers explain why: http://ow.ly/l5w1304zlRR
Less than half of adults, 48 percent, wash their hands with soap and water after cracking eggs, which could cause food poisoning due to the possibility of cross-contamination, according to a study conducted by RTI International, Tennessee State University and Kansas State University.
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How has wearable technology like Fitbit impacted human behavior and well being? RTI's Robert Furberg explains in the latest podcast of The Measure of Everyday Life - WNCU. http://ow.ly/TvoZ304vHNp
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Six new university scholars will spend up to one academic year at RTI working on a wide variety of research projects. Learn more about the RTI University Scholars program: http://ow.ly/sM0l304t6xA
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina — This year’s class of RTI University Scholars includes, for the first time, researchers from North Carolina
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How do environmental factors in early childhood development impact a child's health later in life? We've partnered with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the NIH to find out. http://ow.ly/v3mj304qQ8r
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC -- The National Institutes of Health today announced that RTI International, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Bloombe
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By 2017, it’s estimated that 3 to 4 million Americans will be infected with Zika virus.
This Newborn Screening Month, check out what we’re doing to better understand and prevent the effects of this global crisis. http://ow.ly/kwhx304f07F
Estimating that 3–4 million people across the Americas will be infected by the Zika virus (ZIKV) in the next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika a public health emergency of international concern in February 2016. While only one in five infected will get sick and some of those will demonstrate only mild symptoms, more serious conditions such as microcephaly, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (AD...
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Our researchers found that abuse of prescription opioid pain relievers increases with severity and duration of pain. This Pain Awareness Month we’re sharing these findings with the aim of reducing the number of unintentional deaths due to opioid overdoes. http://ow.ly/fgRC304aumv
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – A first-of-its-kind study conducted by RTI International in conjunction with the National Institute on Drug Abuse foun
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The percentage of college students receiving Pell grants has climbed steadily since 1999, while their family income has declined, according to a recent report. http://ow.ly/7mDY304zjYw
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC — The percentage of college students receiving Pell grants has climbed steadily since 1999, while their family income ha
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Did you know it’s National Food Safety Month? RTI researchers developed a tool that can help answer your questions about food safety labels. Check out RTI iShoppe: http://ow.ly/rv7m304vG8y
Today’s marketplace offers consumers a nearly infinite array of choices. Understanding these purchase decisions is essential for informing public policy in health-related areas such as nutrition labeling, obesity prevention, and smoking cessation, among others. But researchers rarely have the kind of control in the retail environment that would allow them to set up experiments that are both realistic and scientifically sound. RTI iShoppe software...
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Teens are more likely to try e-cigarettes with fruit and candy flavors, which is partly due to their perception that tobacco flavors are more harmful. A new study by RTI and UNC Chapel Hill explains. http://ow.ly/SGoY304qRPP
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina — Certain e-cigarette flavors appeal to teenagers more than others, and these preferences are partly due to
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Noncommunicable diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancers and respiratory diseases) kill 38 million people each year, 28 million of those are in low- and middle-income countries. http://ow.ly/DQKC304oV40
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— A new book, published by RTI Press, offers lessons learned from pilot projects implemented to prevent and treat noncomm
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“Sexual assault, across the board, is the most underreported crime in the world. So the reality is colleges and universities, right now, don’t know much of anything about the magnitude and nature of the problem of sexual assault among their students.”
This #RAINNDay, learn what we know about sexual assualt on campus and how we can start addressing the problem. http://ow.ly/VvTE304eXpd
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"Every day we impact millions of lives around the world by engaging in work that really matters, focusing on health, education, environmental issues, and much more," says Robin Weinick reflecting on her first year at RTI. http://ow.ly/Taaz3043FoN
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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.
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RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.

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