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Collaborating with China to help kids

New Fred Hutch study looks at whether persistent organic pollutants can undercut vaccines

July 7, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Could persistent organic pollutants interfere with the effectiveness of vaccines? A new five-year collaboration between Fred Hutch and the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to find out.

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Flu season will likely be more severe this year, CDC predicts

Strain has mutated, dimming the vaccine’s effectiveness – but it’s still worth it to get one, experts say

Dec. 5, 2014 | By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

This year’s flu season may be particularly grim due to an unexpected shift in influenza strains, predicts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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As U.S. cases of skin cancer rise, costs skyrocket, too

Five million American adults are diagnosed each year at a cost of $8.1 billion, new CDC study finds

Nov. 9, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Five million American adults are diagnosed each year at a cost of $8.1 billion, new CDC study finds.

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MIDAS touch: Fred Hutch center to play key role in global disease response

Top award grants $12.5 million over five years to model and track pathogens from polio to Ebola

Sept. 17, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are on the cutting edge of U.S. analysis and response to infectious disease outbreaks around the globe thanks to a new five-year, $12.5 million award that designates the Seattle campus as a MIDAS Center of Excellence.

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Worse than you thought: New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases

Diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer among those on list of diseases now associated with smoking tobacco

Jan. 17, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases - diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer are among those on list of diseases.

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