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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 7, 2016 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Johanna Lampe awarded $2.8M to study impact of diet on microbiome and molecular pathways of cancer risk; Dr. John Potter appointed chief science adviser to New Zealand Ministry of Health; Dr. Julia Maxson a recipient of 2016 ASH Scholar Awards

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How to eat: 6 simple tips from a nutrition researcher

Dr. Marian Neuhouser, who helped create the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines, shares how she eats – and how you should, too

Jan. 5, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

After gorging our way through the holidays, we want to be healthy. We want to be thin. But how do we go about it with good, bad and ugly diet advice coming at us from all sides? We tapped healthy-eating heavyweight Dr. Marian Neuhouser, a nutritional epidemiologist at Fred Hutch, for some simple answers.

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Kale Tale: How wild cabbage rose to trendy ‘superfood’

An old process still catapults some basic eats from chow to chic, leaving nutritionists skeptical

Oct. 28, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Kale's long road from weird garnish to U.S. food fad king and so-called "superfood."

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Beyond the label

The FDA’s proposed nutrition labels reflect larger serving sizes – but that’s only one step toward encouraging healthy choices, Fred Hutch expert says

Feb. 28, 2014 | By Linda Carroll

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Malik, Peters receive presidential awards

Harmit Malik and Ulrike Peters are among select recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 13, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

President Obama announced last Thursday that two Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center investigators would receive the nation’s highest honor for scientists at the beginning of their independent research careers. Basic scientist Dr. Harmit Malik and cancer-prevention researcher Dr. Ulrike “Riki” Peters are among 100 researchers to receive the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. They will be honored at a ceremony this fall at the White House.

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Multivitamins each day will not keep common cancers away

Largest study of its kind provides definitive evidence that multivitamins will not reduce risk of cancer or heart disease in postmenopausal women

March 16, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

The largest study of its kind by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists concludes that long-term multivitamin use has no impact on the risk of common cancers, cardiovascular disease or overall mortality in postmenopausal women. The results of the Women’s Health Initiative study, led by Dr. Marian Neuhouser of the Public Health Sciences Division, appeared in the Feb. 9 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. The study focused the effects of multivitamins because they are the most commonly used supplement.

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