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Maryland places 18th on annual health rankings

A new report praises Maryland for its low prevalence of smoking and low percentage of children in poverty, ranking the state 18th in the country for the overall health of its population. But the state slipped two places from last ...

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Health-care advocates report success in legislative session

Advocates say there were several victories for health care in this year’s General Assembly session, but they worry that some much-needed changes won’t ultimately get funding from the governor. The final fiscal 2016 budget passed by lawmakers April 13 included ...

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Primary wins edge anti-smoking group closer to tax increase

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An anti-smoking group says victories in Maryland's primary election have improved the odds that an increase in the tobacco tax will become a reality in 2015.

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Anti-smoking advocates weigh in on hot Senate race

The Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative Wednesday released a radio ad Wednesday highlighting the difference between Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden and Julius Henson on increasing the tobacco tax.

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