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Md. Study To Assess The Health Effects Of Gas Drilling

A state study of the possible public health effects of natural gas drilling in far western Maryland will be broad in scope but won’t recommend for or against hydraulic fracturing, the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Tuesday.

12/24/2013

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Study Of Upgrades For Lexington Market Underway

A study of how to improve Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market is underway.

12/07/2013

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What The Bleep! Study Ranks Md. 2nd Most Potty-Mouthed State, 3rd Most Polite

Have you noticed more people around you using curse words more often? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Marylanders, according to one group, are getting a reputation for our use of foul language. But we do so very politely.

12/04/2013

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

10/23/2013

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Study: Flavored Small Cigars Are Popular With Kids

Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.

10/22/2013

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Study: Irregular Bedtimes Could Lead To Behavioral Problems In Kids

The secret to improving your child’s behavior may be making sure they get to sleep at the same time every night.

10/21/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

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Study: Wind Farms Killed 67 Eagles In 5 Years

Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.

09/11/2013

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Study Shows Buyers Of American Cars Less Satisfied With Purchase

“I think it is a pretty strong warning signal that should be taken seriously,” said Claes Fornell, founder of the University of Michigan’s American Customer Satisfaction Index.

08/28/2013

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