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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
Get ready for Pepperell's Town Wide Yard Sale

PEPPERELL -- This year's annual Town Wide Yard Sale and Used Bike Sale event will take place on Saturday, April 29, rain or shine. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Harvard Library will host Gloss talk on rare books

HARVARD -- Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the internationally known Brattle Book Shop in Boston's Downtown Crossing section, will give a free and open talk February 28, at 7 p. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
SHAARP seeks to spark opioid awareness

SHIRLEY -- SHAARP, which started out as a small, local, grass-roots opioid addiction awareness and response group a couple of years ago, has grown into an organized movement as concerned parents, family and community members and an activist local police officer signed on to further the cause. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus

02/24/2017 02:50 AM EST
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to save it. 
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Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus
02/23/2017 09:11 PM EST - HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure Thursday that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to save it. Full Story

Austria's health minister dies of cancer at age 53
02/23/2017 03:20 PM EST - VIENNA (AP) — Austria's Heath Ministry says the country's health minister, Sabine Oberhauser, has died at age 53. Full Story

Philly mayor: $5.7M beverage tax haul doubles projections
02/23/2017 10:01 AM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's sweetened-beverage tax raised $5. Full Story

Philly mayor says $5.7M soda tax haul doubles projections
02/23/2017 08:56 AM EST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's soda tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials had projected. Full Story

Adopted kids see long-lasting effects of Romanian orphanages
02/22/2017 08:14 PM EST - LONDON (AP) — Romanian children adopted from overcrowded orphanages in the 1990s were more likely to suffer psychological problems as adults compared to other children taken in by British families, according to a decades-long study. Full Story

FDA urged to let abortion pill be sold at pharmacies
02/22/2017 05:04 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — The so-called abortion pill — now dispensed only in clinics, hospitals and doctors' offices — should be made available by prescription in pharmacies across the U. Full Story