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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
    Ayer businesses join in pipeline fight

    AYER -- Businesses are taking a stand against a proposed natural-gas pipeline planned to run through neighboring towns in the Nashoba Valley. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    PDs omit info from logs with new law

    Redact incidents of domestic violence
    Part 1 in a series By M.E. Jones Correspondent SHIRLEY -- Police logs record basic information, from phone calls that come through dispatch every day to walk-in police station visits, typically categorizing each incident under headers ranging from animal complaints to road hazards to serious crimes. Full Story
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    Devens to host free bird-watching tour

    DEVENS -- Devens is known for its large open spaces and natural surroundings. MassDevelopment will be hosting a free bird-watching walk for residents and people employed in the community. Full Story
     
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    Judge to hear objections to Hopkins settlement

    09/19/2014 04:56 AM EDT
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge was set to hear objections Friday to a preliminary $190 million dollar settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital System and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations. 
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    Options for protection come with flu season
    09/19/2014 03:54 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Full Story

    FDA approves Eli Lilly's injectable diabetes drug
    09/18/2014 05:23 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new injectable diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co. Full Story

    White House orders plan for antibiotic resistance
    09/18/2014 03:24 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Signaling the seriousness of the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the government to create a national plan to fight them by early 2015. Full Story

    Health law enrollment now 7.3M
    09/18/2014 02:10 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says 7.3 million people have signed up for subsidized private health insurance under the health care law — down from 8 million reported earlier this year. Full Story

    CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine
    09/18/2014 03:29 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Full Story

    Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
    09/18/2014 07:24 PM EDT - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Friday while volunteers conduct a house-to-house search for victims in hiding. Full Story

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    Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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    Bennett, Gaga: Kids should know more about jazz

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kids, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga have homework for you: Listen to their new jazz album. Full Story