(Charles Krupa)
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
VIDEO: Goodbye to The Greatest Show on Earth (VIDEO)

AYER -- Word spread through the railfan community: the circus train would pass through town on April 17. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
(TODD MAKI)
Ducky Wucky Race sparks dreams of world travel

HARVARD -- The Rotary Club is asking the public to answer an important question: Where will you go if you win dinner for two anywhere in the world? Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Home tour examines Shirley history

SHIRLEY -- Each of the nine houses the Shirley Historical Society has lined up for its upcoming Historical House Tour on Sunday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p. Full Story
 
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Insurer Centene commits to shaky ACA exchanges for 2018

04/25/2017 02:09 PM EDT
One health insurer is eager to dive back into the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance exchanges next year, even as competitors waver and President Donald Trump tweets doom about the law's future. 
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Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners' benefits
04/25/2017 01:09 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. Full Story

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet
04/25/2017 01:09 PM EDT - U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer. Full Story

Prosecutors: Doctor's practice stole millions from Medicare
04/25/2017 02:44 PM EDT - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors argued Tuesday that a prominent Florida eye doctor tied to alleged political corruption ran a practice that was actually a well-organized scam that stole millions from Medicare. Full Story

Transplant novel 'Mend the Living' wins Wellcome book prize
04/24/2017 02:19 PM EDT - LONDON (AP) — A novel that explores the human side of organ transplantation through the story of a single heart won the medically themed Wellcome Trust Book Prize on Monday. Full Story

APNewsBreak: 4 inmates overdose in 2 days at Ohio prison
04/24/2017 01:04 PM EDT - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four inmates overdosed in two days at the same Ohio prison earlier this year, requiring the use of CPR and doses of an anti-overdose drug as guards scrambled to revive the men, according to state prison records. Full Story

Justices weigh defendants' right to own mental health expert
04/24/2017 01:49 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed closely divided Monday about whether an Alabama death row inmate should get a new sentencing hearing because he did not have a mental health expert on his side when he was tried and sentenced to death more than 30 years ago. Full Story