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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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Dr. Beti Thompson receives the AACR Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Health Disparities Award

She is also a finalist for Seattle Business magazine’s 2014 Leaders in Health Care Community Outreach Award

Jan. 21, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

Fred Hutch researcher, Dr. Beti Thompson, received AACR Distinquished Lecture on the Science of Health Disparities Award.

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Health Disparities Research Center launches new website

Response to a summer survey drove development of the site as a resource for information on Center research and events relating to underserved populations and cancer

Feb. 21, 2012 | By Rachel Tompa

The Health Disparities Research Center, established at the Hutchinson Center in January 2011 to unite, define and prioritize research on cancer in underrepresented populations, has just launched a resource-filled website on CenterNet.

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Thompson team lauded by Environmental Protection Agency

Remarkable water study recruitment effort in Eastern Washington went 'above and beyond expectations'

Jan. 3, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Beti Thompson, head of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Public Health Sciences Division, and her project manager, Elizabeth Carosso, received a Civil Rights and Environmental Justice award from the Environmental Protection Agency for their recruitment efforts for a groundwater contamination study in the Lower Yakima Valley.

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Thompson receives $4.29 million for cancer disparities research

Five-year extension of Yakima Valley program expands health promotion efforts to include Hispanic communities in Franklin County

Nov. 8, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

Dr. Beti Thompson of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division received a five-year, $4.29 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to extend ongoing research aimed at reducing cancer disparities among Hispanics in the Yakima Valley.

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