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5 things you can do to reduce your risk of colorectal cancer

Healthy prevention tips from a new data analysis of studies on 29 million adults: move your body, cancer-proof your plate

Sept. 6, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new report by an international panel of scientists, including Fred Hutch cancer prevention researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan, breaks down the impact diet and physical activity can have on colorectal cancer.

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‘We don’t have to wait until we get sick’

Chef and food activist Alice Waters, this year’s Premier Chefs Dinner keynote speaker, on the threads that link diet, health, education

May 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Alice Waters, a Berkeley, California, chef and owner of the world-renowned Chez Panisse restaurant, will travel to Seattle this week as the keynote speaker of the Premier Chefs Dinner, a fundraising event for Fred Hutch research.

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The science of empowerment

Health disparities workshops build bridges to better serve marginalized communities

March 13, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Through an innovative grant-training program, Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center aims to even the playing field for traditional "health have-nots."

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The health haves and have nots

New study on county-by-county cancer deaths highlights significant health disparities across the nation

Jan. 24, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by public health researchers at the UW shows cancer mortality rates have dropped 20 percent in the last 35 years. But some counties had significantly higher death rates than others. The lead author and a Fred Hutch health disparities expert explain why.

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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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