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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 woman fights to end mandatory jail time

    AYER -- While most people slow down during the hot summer months with vacations planned and days at the beach, some keep their noses to the grindstone. Full Story
    HARVARD NEWS
    Official: Mosquito-borne diseases could hit state 'any time now'

    By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- If 2015 turns out to be a typical year for mosquito-borne diseases, positive cases should start turning up "anytime now," according to a state veterinarian who said a gap remains in understanding the annual cycle of the deadly eastern equine encephalitis. Full Story
    SHIRLEY NEWS
    August at Shirley Senior Center

    Adventures in Art 8-Week session begins Aug. 4, Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Adventures in Art is an art class where the emphasis is on self-expression and trying new ideas and techniques in painting and drawing. Full Story
     
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    Only small increase in US girls getting cervical cancer shot

    07/30/2015 09:44 PM EDT
    NEW YORK (AP) — More U.S. girls are getting a controversial vaccine, but the increase last year was only slight. 
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    Brilinta? Brintellix? FDA warns of drug name mix-ups
    07/30/2015 09:43 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine. Full Story

    Lawsuit accuses CVS of overcharging for generic drugs
    07/30/2015 09:53 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. Full Story

    Fluoride debate hits Colorado's largest water utility
    07/30/2015 10:08 PM EDT - DENVER (AP) — Colorado's largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride — if any — to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. Full Story

    Canada approves abortion pill known as RU-486
    07/30/2015 02:27 PM EDT - TORONTO (AP) — Canadian authorities have approved the abortion pill known as RU-486 for use across the country. Full Story

    Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America
    07/30/2015 02:17 PM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths. Full Story

    NYC health department investigates Legionnaire's outbreak
    07/30/2015 07:56 AM EDT - NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease in the South Bronx. Full Story

    Cops: Man impersonated brother to avoid $7K in unpaid tolls

    FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey motorist assumed his brother's identity to avoid $7,500 in unpaid tolls after he was stopped for not paying another toll on the George Washington Bridge. Full Story
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    HBO chief says 'Game of Throne' could wrap after 8 seasons

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here's a roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs: ——— GAME OVER? Full Story