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  • Convenience store check out, with clerk standing near the cash register

    Journal Article

    Exposure to the Tobacco Power Wall Increases Adolescents' Willingness to Use E-cigarettes in the Future

    Exposure to the tobacco power wall in retail settings like convenience stores may increase adolescents' willingness to try e-cigarettes, much like other tobacco products.

    Jun 28, 2018

    Michael Stephen Dunbar, Steven Martino, Claude Messan Setodji, William G. Shadel

  • Turkish and Israeli flags fly atop the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, June 26, 2016

    Report

    The Future of Israeli-Turkish Relations

    This report, which draws largely on Israeli and third-party views, examines the relations between Israel and Turkey, concentrating on economic, diplomatic, and security ties after the 2016 reconciliation and the possible futures of these ties.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Shira Efron

  • A pharmacist fills a Suboxone prescription at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program in Massachusetts, January 14, 2013

    Journal Article

    A Population-Based Examination of Trends and Disparities in Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders Among Medicaid Enrollees

    The number of Medicaid recipients receiving medication to treat opioid abuse increased sharply in the years after approval of a new drug, but the increase was smaller in poorer counties & areas with larger populations of black and Hispanic residents.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Bradley D. Stein, Andrew W. Dick, Mark J. Sorbero, Adam J. Gordon, Rachel M. Burns, Douglas L. Leslie, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

  • Journal Article

    Delivery and Impact of the NHS Health Check in the First 8 Years: A Systematic Review

    Since 2009 all eligible persons in England have been entitled to an NHS Health Check. Uncertainty remains about who attends and the health-related impacts. This report reviews quantitative evidence on coverage, uptake and impact of NHS Health Checks.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Adam Martin, Catherine L. Saunders, Emma Harte, Simon Griffin, Calum MacLure, J. Mant, Catherine Meads, Fiona Walter, Juliet A. Usher-Smith

  • Journal Article

    Do Sleep and Psychological Distress Mediate the Association Between Neighborhood Factors and Pain?

    Understanding how sleep problems, psychological distress, and neighborhood characteristics contribute to pain can help shape interventions to reduce pain-related disparities.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Tamara Dubowitz, Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar, Robin L. Beckman, Daniel J. Buysse, Lauren Hale, Matthew Buman, Wendy M. Troxel

  • Journal Article

    Massage for Pain: An Evidence Map

    More research is needed to establish confidence in the effect of massage therapy for pain.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Jason Lee, Tana Lugar, Stephanie L. Taylor, Roberta M. Shanman, Jessica M. Beroes, Paul G. Shekelle

  • Research Brief

    How resilience affects the transition experiences of UK Service leavers

    RAND Europe was commissioned by the Forces in Mind Trust to research how resilience can affect transition experiences and outcomes for UK Service leavers.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Kate Cox, Sarah Grand-Clement, Katerina Galai, Richard Flint, Alexandra Hall

  • Report

    Understanding resilience as it affects the transition from the UK Armed Forces to civilian life

    Building on a previous consultation looking at the transition experiences of UK Service leavers, RAND Europe was commissioned by the Forces in Mind Trust to research the effect of Service leavers' resilience on transition pathways and outcomes.

    Jun 27, 2018

    Kate Cox, Sarah Grand-Clement, Katerina Galai, Richard Flint, Alexandra Hall

  • A teacher speaking in a classroom of elementary school students

    Report

    Improving Teaching Effectiveness: Final Report: The Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching Through 2015–2016

    This is the final report of a six-year evaluation of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching initiative, documenting the policies and practices each site enacted and their effects on student outcomes.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Brian M. Stecher, Deborah J. Holtzman, Michael S. Garet, Laura S. Hamilton, John Engberg, Elizabeth D. Steiner, Abby Robyn, Matthew D. Baird, Italo A. Gutierrez, Evan D. Peet, Iliana Brodziak de los Reyes, Kaitlin Fronberg, Gabriel Weinberger, Gerald Paul Hunter, Jay Chambers

  • Two teachers receiving advice

    Research Brief

    Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching Enhanced How Teachers Are Evaluated But Had Little Effect on Student Outcomes

    This brief summarizes the final report of a six-year evaluation of the Intensive Partnerships for Effective Teaching initiative, documenting the policies and practices each site enacted and their effects on student outcomes.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Brian M. Stecher, Deborah J. Holtzman, Michael S. Garet, Laura S. Hamilton, John Engberg, Elizabeth D. Steiner, Abby Robyn, Matthew D. Baird, Italo A. Gutierrez, Evan D. Peet, Iliana Brodziak de los Reyes, Kaitlin Fronberg, Gabriel Weinberger, Gerald Paul Hunter, Jay Chambers

  • Journal Article

    Citizen Science: Crowdsourcing for Systematic Reviews

    In the second of a three-part learning report series, RAND Europe lookedinto the use of crowdsourcing for systematic reviews. The report outlines its benefits and provides advice on how to ensure the quality of research ismaintained.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Lucy Strang, Rebecca K. Simmons

  • A marine with a stress ball

    Research Brief

    2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Mental and Emotional Health Among U.S. Active-Duty Service Members

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This brief reviews results for mental and emotional health.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • Infographic

    Are They Living Healthy? How Well Are Soldiers Taking Care of Themselves

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This infographic reports key findings across the Army.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • U.S. Airmen play basketball at Shaw Air Force Base

    Research Brief

    2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Summary Findings and Policy Implications

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This brief summarizes results for broad topics of the survey, such as substance use and mental health.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • Infographic

    Are They Living Healthy? How Well Are Marines Taking Care of Themselves

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This infographic reports key findings across the Marine Corps.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Research Brief

    2015 Health Releated Behaviors Survey: Deployment Experiences and Health Among U.S. Active-Duty Service Members

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This brief reviews results for recent deployment experiences and health.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • Infographic

    Are They Living Healthy? How Well Are Service Members Taking Care of Themselves

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This infographic reports key findings across the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Coast Guard.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • Infographic

    Are They Living Healthy? How Well Are Sailors Taking Care of Themselves

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This infographic reports key findings across the Navy.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • A hand holding contraceptive pills

    Research Brief

    2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Sexual Behavior and Health Among U.S. Active-Duty Service Members

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This brief reviews results for sexual behavior and health.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams

  • Physical therapy

    Research Brief

    2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey: Physical Health and Functional Limitations Among U.S. Active-Duty Service Members

    The 2015 Health Related Behaviors Survey sought information on the health, health-related behaviors, and well-being of active-duty service members. This brief reviews results for physical health and functional limitations.

    Jun 21, 2018

    Sarah O. Meadows, Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Doyle, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, Kayla M. Williams