Laura Olive Sackton, owner and cofounder of First Root Farm in Lexington, worked on farms during high school and college breaks. “I wanted to be doing my summer job all the time,” she says.

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Laura Olive Sackton, owner and cofounder of First Root Farm in Lexington, worked on farms during high school and college breaks. “I wanted to be doing my summer job all the time,” she says.

Millennials on the land

Laura Olive Sackton, 28, is part of a growing number of young farmers who are trading college acceptance letters for apprenticeships on the land. By Jaclyn Fishman

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The museum’s workplace weight-loss program has helped employees drop more pounds than similar efforts.

Daily Dose

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There are a host of more recently identified mutations which can make prevention choices much more complex.

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Researchers created similar, if cruder, antibody therapies as far back as the 1880s to treat diphtheria and pneumonia.

Rafters enjoyed white water during a trip on the Deerfield River.

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White-water rafting in Western Mass.

Forget making the trip to Colorado. You can shoot rapids right here in Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and the Islands

Charter boat Captain Wayne Bergeron operates the 35-foot Janine B out of Sesuit Harbor in Dennis.

How to go fishing on Cape Cod

There is no single place on Cape Cod to go fishing, and no single way, either. The Cape’s 15 towns are surrounded by waters offering a wide variety of fish and terrain.

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Wahlberg in talks to tackle ‘Deepwater Horizon’

Mark Wahlberg may star in the movie about the 2010 explosion of the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Local artist to exhibit in McConaughey movie

Painter Marcia Crumley’s works will decorate the set of “Sea of Trees,” which is being filmed in Worcester.