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Baltimore Will Take Another Look At Banning PolystyreneOver the past three years, two counties in Maryland have imposed bans on polystyrene foam products in their restaurants and schools. Now it's Baltimore City's turn to again consider following suit in getting rid of a product that makes up 85 percent of its litter.
River Of Life: Breast Cancer Survivor and Daughter Kayak 300 Miles For Cancer ResearchA breast cancer survivor originally from Harford County launched a special tribute journey with her daughter earlier this month to help raise funds for breast cancer research.
Schools, Libraries Help With Opioid Crisis By Carrying NalaxoneLibraries and schools will now be on the front lines of tackling Maryland's opioid crisis.
Md. Parents Charged With Child Abuse For Pranks Posted On YouTubeFrederick County parents are being charged with neglect after family became internet-famous by posting hundreds of videos on their YouTube channel.
Study: More People Drinking, Alcohol Abuse On The RiseNew research suggests more people are drinking and abusing alcohol in the U.S.
68% Of Maryland Overdose Deaths In First 3 Months Of 2017 Were Fentanyl-Related Numbers are out for overdose deaths in Maryland during the first three months of 2017.
Fatal Drug Overdoses Continue To Climb In MarylandFatal drug overdoses in Maryland are continuing to climb at an alarming rate.
Maryland Among 12 States To Receive Special Drug ProsecutorThe Justice Department will dispatch 12 federal prosecutors to cities ravaged by addiction.
GOP Dealt Stiff Blow In Senate’s Bid To Repeal ‘Obamacare’Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump’s agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol.
Sperm Count In Western Men Cut In Half Over Last 40 Years, Study FindsA new study shows that the sperm count in men has been cut in half over the last 40 years in western countries.
McCain Making Dramatic Senate Return For Crucial Health VoteJohn McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and arithmetical boost to his party’s reeling effort to repeal Obamacare.
Heat Advisory, Code Red Air Quality Alert In Effect ThursdayA heat advisory and code red air quality alert will be in effect today.

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