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D.C. Suburb Rated Second Most Diverse City in the U.S.

A new study names Germantown as the second most diverse city in the country.



Eye-Opener: U.S. Teens Getting Less & Less Sleep, Study Shows

U.S. teens are getting sleepier: Many lack even seven hours of shut-eye each night and the problem has worsened over two decades, a study found.


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Baltimore Makes Top 10 Best Cities for Non-College Grads

Those without a college degree may want to consider living in Baltimore, Maryland.


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Students Describe Anguish of Being Without Their Phones for 24 Hours

It all began when 200 University of Maryland students were asked by their professor to go without their phones and all media for 24 hours for an experiment in 2010.


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Baltimore Makes Top 10 Priciest Zip Codes for Car Insurance

If your car insurance rate is through the roof, your ZIP code may be to blame.


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Study: Tequila is Good for Your Health and Your Diet

Margarita sippers and tequila lovers rejoice! Researchers say tequila is good for your health and your new year’s diet.


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D.C. Falls in Top 10 Areas in U.S. With Highest Smoking Cost

This week marks Tobacco Free Awareness Week, and a new study shows that smokers on average will burn through $1.4 million in personal costs — but the cost is higher for those in D.C. and Maryland.


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Study: Majority of Office Workers Say Good Cup of Coffee Can Make Workday Better

A large majority of office workers say coffee plays an important part in success in the workplace, according to a new study.


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Study: Early School Start For Teens Means More Car Crashes

According to a new study, teenage drivers who sleep late have fewer car accidents.


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Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.