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Little tweaks that pack a healthy punch

Looking for a new year reset? These small steps can make a big difference when it comes to your overall health

Jan. 3, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Getting back on track after a tough year is a little easier when you're surrounded by an entire division full of crackerjack public health researchers. Fred Hutch writer Diane Mapes shares a few small steps that can make a big impact on your health in the new year.

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‘Starved’ no more

Dr. Anne McTiernan nearly starved to death at age 4 — then she grew up to be a nutrition researcher. Her new memoir focuses on the path between.

Dec. 14, 2016 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan overcame an abusive childhood and addictive relationship with food to become a national authority on diet, exercise and weight loss and its effects on cancer and health. We talk with her about her new memoir on that journey

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Healthy, affordable food hacks for holidays — and beyond

Public health studies show access to fruits and vegetables, nourishing recipes, nutritional nudges help us eat better for less

Nov. 22, 2016 | By Bill Briggs and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Here's how science has shown you can buy, cook, serve and eat healthy meals — even if you're struggling for money.

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Fitness trackers don't improve weight loss: study

Participants who added ‘wearables’ to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds than those who stuck with traditional tactics

Sept. 20, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Young adults who added fitness trackers to diet and exercise plans actually lost fewer pounds compared to people who stuck only to traditional weight-loss tactics.

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Talking about health with ‘Dr. Mom’

A nutrition and exercise expert and her science writer daughter sit down for a conversation on motivation

Aug. 31, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A science writer finds expert advice on how to eat well and stick to exercise from this renowned Fred Hutch researcher — her mom.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 30, 2016

Dr. Anne McTernan named to HHS Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee; Dr. Harlan Robins mentoring two projects funded by Stand Up To Cancer

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