(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

AYER NEWS
Ayer Library and ArtsNashoba plan community Yuletide celebration

Vendors, exhibitors and presenters sought for regional holiday event. AYER -- Ayer Library, in partnership with ArtsNashoba, will be hosting a community Yuletide Celebration on Dec. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Coming up at Harvard Library

Harvard Public Library Storytimes Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
COA asks: Are you ready to make a difference?

The Shirley Council on Aging asks: Are you ready to make a difference? Do you have a car and a couple of hours to spare? Full Story
 

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German firm wins appeal in Spain thalidomide case

10/22/2014 06:44 AM EDT
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has upheld an appeal by a German pharmaceutical company, ditching a previous ruling that ordered the company to pay compensation to 22 Spaniards who blame their disabilities on the drug thalidomide. 
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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training
10/22/2014 03:21 AM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U. Full Story

Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola
10/22/2014 03:37 AM EDT - BEIJING (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be contained within four to six months. Full Story

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
10/22/2014 02:42 AM EDT - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case. Full Story

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
10/22/2014 01:43 AM EDT - FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case. Full Story

Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements
10/21/2014 04:41 PM EDT - CHICAGO (AP) — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found. Full Story

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
10/21/2014 04:58 PM EDT - GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions as early as January on more than 20,000 front-line health care workers and others in West Africa's hot zone — a bigger rollout than envisioned just a few months ago. Full Story

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
(Carol Rosegg/AP)
Cinderella musical on tour stars a new mom

NEW YORK (AP) — The actress playing Cinderella on tour has something much more precious than a pair of sparkly slippers waiting backstage. Full Story
(Luca Bruno)
Star singing nun covers Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

Sister Cristina Scuccia, the winner of Italy’s “The Voice,” Sister Cristina Scuccia chooses eye-popping debut single.