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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


By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com AYER -- Giuseppe Basile would be proud. More than 100 years ago, the non-English-speaking Sicilian immigrant bottled cans of olive and vegetable oil by hand and sold them door-to-door in Lynn. Full Story
35 years after killing, Lowell family seeks answers

Raising money to exhume body for DNA testing
LOWELL -- Brenda Lacombe was just 19 years old. Her badly beaten and decomposing body was found off Interstate 495 in Harvard in 1982, and no one has been charged with her killing in the 35 years since. Full Story
Family and friends celebrate Don Reed's well-lived life

SHIRLEY -- When Don Reed and his wife, Sally, moved to the small town where they made their home for over 35 years, Don began to immerse himself in the civic and social activities of the community, serving on the Master Plan Committee and on the Historical Commission, which he chaired for several years. Full Story
Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

07/22/2017 08:19 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been sending a flurry of mixed messages on health care, raising questions about the White House strategy. 
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MSF says opening clinic is first step to new trauma hospital
07/22/2017 05:14 AM EDT - KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Geneva-based international health organization Medicins Sans Frontieres — also known as Doctors Without Borders — says it has opened an outpatient clinic in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan. Full Story

Doctors' group tells Senate to fix, not repeal 'Obamacare'
07/21/2017 01:39 PM EDT - CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's largest doctors' group urged senators on Friday to stop trying to repeal or replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and instead begin a bipartisan effort to stabilize the insurance marketplace. Full Story

Veterans hospital under investigation adds interim leaders
07/21/2017 02:19 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's only veterans hospital has appointed two more interim leaders as whistleblower doctors continue to call for a third-party investigation into substandard treatment and conditions. Full Story

UN, aid group: Cholera in Yemen to worsen in rainy season
07/21/2017 02:34 PM EDT - CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. health agency and an international aid organization warned on Friday that Yemen's cholera epidemic, the world's worst since Haiti's 2010 outbreak, is likely to worsen in the rainy season. Full Story

Texas company recalls coffee with Viagra-like substance
07/20/2017 06:59 PM EDT - GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited. Full Story

Doctor who linked kids' lead exposure to health issues dies
07/20/2017 12:24 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — A pediatrician and University of Pittsburgh researcher who linked lead exposure in children to health and intelligence issues has died. Full Story