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    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    04/27/2014 12:12 PM EDT
    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? 
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    HIIT without hurt: Get fit with high-intensity interval training
    04/14/2014 12:10 PM EDT - A HIIT session of 30 minutes or less has been shown to accelerate weight loss and boost metabolism, with one session helping your body burn calories for up to 24 hours after exercise. Full Story

    AYER NEWS
    'This is all about the kids. This is their prom.'

    SHIRLEY -- The FLLAC Prom, held last Thursday night at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, might not have been a typical, modern-day high school prom with stretch limos and all the fixings, but for about 120 students, alumni, staff, volunteers, parents and other family members, it had all the right stuff, from excited greetings at the door to tables decked Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Local peach crop is the pits this year

    For brothers Frank and Bruce Carlson, owners of Carlson Orchards in Harvard, the damage their peach crop sustained after February's cold snap is unlike anything they've seen in decades. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    'This is all about the kids. This is their prom.'

    SHIRLEY -- The FLLAC Prom, held last Thursday night at St. Anthony's Parish Hall, might not have been a typical, modern-day high school prom with stretch limos and all the fixings, but for about 120 students, alumni, staff, volunteers, parents and other family members, it had all the right stuff, from excited greetings at the door to tables decked Full Story
     
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    Feds: Woman repeatedly dislocated shoulder to get pain pills

    05/31/2016 05:20 PM EDT
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman accused of purposely and repeatedly dislocated her shoulder so she could get painkillers pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud charges. 
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    Many children go to primary care for concussions, not the ER
    05/31/2016 03:15 PM EDT - New research confirms that relying on emergency room data to estimate the prevalence of childhood concussions doesn't deliver a complete picture because many seek treatment in primary care. Full Story

    Already hurting for doctors, Louisiana could lose even more
    05/31/2016 02:10 PM EDT - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges — and the damages — of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. Full Story

    Denmark plans to delist transgender identity as mental issue
    05/31/2016 12:25 PM EDT - COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark is preparing to change the law so that being transgender will no longer be considered a mental disorder. Full Story

    French court OKs the transfer to Spain of dead man's sperm
    05/31/2016 10:35 AM EDT - PARIS (AP) — France's top administrative court has ordered that a dead man's frozen sperm be transferred to Spain so that his widow can be inseminated. Full Story

    Egyptian girl dies during female circumcision
    05/31/2016 11:55 AM EDT - CAIRO (AP) — A 17-year-old girl has died while undergoing female circumcision in Egypt, prompting health authorities to shut down the hospital and refer doctors for prosecution, a senior health official said Tuesday. Full Story

    Puerto Rico's tourist industry feels economic sting of Zika
    05/31/2016 09:50 AM EDT - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — It was the wedding of one of her best friends, and Natalie Kao was going to be a bridesmaid in a fun, tropical setting on a small island just off the east coast of Puerto Rico. Full Story

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    'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' reportedly doesn't test well; Disney orders reshoots

    First cut of 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ reportedly doesn’t sit well well with Disney, which has ordered four weeks of expensive reshoots.