The national average of state prison populations that are African-American is 32%, according to a new report. (Adobe iStock)

Report: Maryland Has Largest Black Prison Population in U.S.

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service  BALTIMORE — While racial disparities in imprisonment in the U.S. have decreased overall, Maryland’s

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Early danger. Smoking during pregnancy could have long-lasting effects on the child. WONG YU LIANG/SHUTTERSTOCK

Combined prenatal smoking and drinking greatly increases SIDS risk

News Release, National Institutes of Health Children born to mothers who both drank and smoked beyond the first trimester of

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College of Southern Maryland Men of Excellence Program Coordinator Tim Fenner, left, celebrates with CSM Student Micah Kay, center, as Kay is announced the collegiate winner of the AKA MLK Day of Service Essay by Nu Zeta Omega Chapter President Denise Barnes, right. (Submitted photo)

CSM Student Micah Kay Wins AKA Sorority’s MLK Day of Service Essay Contest

News Release, College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD- Micah Kay, a second-year psychology major at the College of Southern

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Governor Hogan Urges Federal Officials to Lift Cap on H-2B Visas to Help Seafood Industry and Seasonal Employers

Failure to Act Would Threaten Maryland’s $355 Million Seafood Industry and Supply Chain; Governor Renews Call for Long-Term, Permanent Fix

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Babies need to make eye contact with people, not phones. AFP via Getty

Is secondhand screen time the new secondhand smoking?

By: Joelle Renstrom, Boston University The Environmental Protection Agency first warned of secondhand smoke in 1991, some 30 years after scientists determined that smoking cigarettes

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