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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
    Officials rehash super TM outcome

    HARVARD -- Meeting at the interim Town Hall, the Joint Boards of Selectmen discussed the outcome of the June 8 Super Town Meeting. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    DEC rep defends recent decision

    Offers to visit more often
    HARVARD -- James DeZutter, who for some time has served as one of the town's two representatives on the Devens Enterprise Commission, came to visit selectmen to get a read on the board's continued confidence in him. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    Solar farm worries aired

    SHIRLEY -- Meeting with the Energy Committee, members of the Board of Selectmen entertained concerns from the public about a proposed experimental solar panel farm to be located on town- owned land off Patterson Road. Full Story
     
    MOST RECENT
    Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients

    07/02/2015 06:46 PM EDT
    LONDON (AP) — Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the treatment more widely. 
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    FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis
    07/02/2015 04:51 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and early death. Full Story

    French court: No compensation over faulty breast implants
    07/02/2015 08:31 AM EDT - PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court ruled Thursday that a German product-testing company does not have to compensate more than 3,000 women with leak-prone breast implants — and now women who sued may have to pay back 5. Full Story

    Woman with no memory searches online for identity, family
    07/01/2015 06:41 PM EDT - CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A woman who couldn't recall her identity when she was found on a Southern California street earlier this year has turned to the Internet in search of her family. Full Story

    Medicare proposes coverage change on short hospital stays
    07/01/2015 06:46 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare proposed Wednesday to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors. Full Story

    Poll: Approval for Supreme Court health care decision
    07/01/2015 05:06 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds that most Americans approve of the recent Supreme Court decision preserving the health care law's subsidized insurance premiums for people in all 50 states. Full Story

    Study offers clue to link between swine flu shot, narcolepsy
    07/01/2015 03:46 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect — the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Full Story

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    Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. Full Story
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    Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

    Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.