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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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Heavy kindergartners more likely to be obese later in life, study finds

But improving diet and exercise has healthy effects at any age, say Fred Hutch researchers

Jan. 31, 2014 | By Sabrina Richards

Fred Hutch researchers find that heavy kindergartners more likely to be obese later in life. Improvements in diet and exercise at any age had healthy effects.

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