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    (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

    (Julia Malakie)
    By day, Ayer man waits for a kidney. At night, a machine takes over.

    AYER -- Less than a year ago, Bill Blocher felt nauseous, weak, and found it difficult to walk. Full Story
    Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

    HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
    Magic of the rails comes alive at Shirley model train show (SLIDESHOW)

    SHIRLEY -- Spend any amount of time at the Nashua Valley Model Railroad Association's open house and you'll hear the gasps and any number of adjectives, spoken with gusto. Full Story
    CDC expands warning in E. coli outbreak from Arizona lettuce

    04/20/2018 06:06 PM EDT
    YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control is expanding a warning about contaminated lettuce from Arizona that has now sickened dozens of people in several states. 
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    UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola
    04/20/2018 10:56 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month. Full Story

    UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler
    04/20/2018 09:36 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a mother and father who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment. Full Story

    US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures
    04/19/2018 11:57 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of government health advisers is recommending approval of a medicine made from the marijuana plant to treat childhood epilepsy, moving the medication closer to the U. Full Story

    UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely
    04/19/2018 10:42 AM EDT - LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says he first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way," meaning that the shot should mostly be given to people who have previously been infected with the disease. Full Story

    Spouses can boost early detection for melanoma patients
    04/18/2018 11:13 AM EDT - CHICAGO (AP) — There's an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: They tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced, a new study says. Full Story

    HHS secretary back in hospital for bowel condition
    04/18/2018 10:03 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman says U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation. Full Story