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6 misconceptions about colorectal cancer

Get the facts and lower your risk

March 8, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

From colonoscopy to barbeque, test your knowledge about colorectal cancer risk with the help of myth-busting experts from Fred Hutch — it might just save your life.

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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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‘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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Diet tops exercise for cutting weight, cancer risk, new study shows

Overweight and obese women lowered levels of proteins associated with cancer after one year of calorie, fat reductions

July 13, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Whether cutting pounds or cancer risk, the crunches in your salad trump the crunches in your workout, say scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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