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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
Two join Nashoba Valley's Geriatric Psychiatry center

AYER -- Nashoba Valley Medical Center's Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry recently welcomed Executive Program Director Andrew Tarasuk, LICSW, and Nurse Manager Jennifer Ramirez, RN, BSN, to its medical staff. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
For peach growers, oh so sweet (VIDEO)

After bad 2016, area farms see makings of strong season
Vibrant pink flowers have blossomed on peach trees in orchards across the commonwealth. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
SHAARP speakers tell tales of addiction, recovery

SHIRLEY -- Congresswoman Niki Tsongas was one of several speakers at a recent Addiction Crisis Forum sponsored by the Societal Heroin Addiction Awareness Resource Project, or SHAARP. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
11-year sentence for Woman in fatal silicone injection

05/26/2017 06:59 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for performing illegal cosmetic silicone injections — including one that caused a woman's death. 
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Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions
05/26/2017 06:29 PM EDT - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature approved a sweeping package of new abortion limits Friday, despite the legal challenges they're likely to provoke and nearly a year after the U. Full Story

The Latest: Prosecutor says nurse could have killed dozens
05/26/2017 01:54 PM EDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on a former nurse imprisoned in Texas who's suspected in the deaths of dozens of infants (all times local): 12:20 A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young Full Story

Albania returning Brazil poultry shipment with salmonella
05/26/2017 01:54 PM EDT - TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Food authorities in Albania say they are returning a poultry shipment to Brazil after tests found high levels of salmonella. Full Story

Correction: Killer Nurse story
05/26/2017 10:39 PM EDT - SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In a story May 25 about the murder indictment against Genene Jones, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the infant for whose death Jones was previously convicted of murder. Full Story

Israel: Netanyahu's bladder stone successfully removed
05/26/2017 05:44 AM EDT - JERUSALEM (AP) — The office of the Israeli prime minister says a medical procedure to remove Benjamin Netanyahu's bladder stone has been successful. Full Story

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice
05/26/2017 05:04 AM EDT - BERLIN (AP) — The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations. Full Story