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Crowding in emergency departments in Maryland is forcing hospitals to request that EMTs divert their patients in ambulances elsewhere.
Families in the West Baltimore neighborhood have one of the lowest median incomes in the city and almost a quarter of its residents were unemployed in 2013 -- three times the national average that year.
Washington-The Wounded Warrior Project is hosting a Soldier Ride in the DMV. The organization aims to unite veterans by hosting events that promote wellness, friendship and healing.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, on Wednesday again railed in frustration against the procurement processes of state agencies requesting contract approval from the Board of Public Works.
After some discussion and two failed amendments, the Maryland Senate on Friday passed a bill decriminalizing the use or possession of marijuana paraphernalia.
Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot and Maryland Alcohol Wholesalers and Distributors have reached an agreement on the voluntary ban of the product Palcohol. Pacohol, powdered alcohol, was approved by the FDA but state leaders say there are too many risks associated with the product.
At the after-school program at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School, kids do yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises. This program sponsored by Holistic Life Foundation serves 58 students from Pre-K through 5th grade.
Montgomery County is Maryland’s healthiest county for the second year in a row, according to the 2015 County Health and Roadmaps Rankings report.