When comparing D.C. to the rest of the country in terms of overall health, a new study says residents of the nation's capital are more likely to die earlier and less likely to graduate from high school.
Smoking is already banned in all workplaces, bars and restaurants in Montgomery County. Now, one county council member wants to expand the ban to public areas of apartment buildings and townhouse developments where smoking is currently allowed.
In Maryland, the law requiring fast food restaurants in Montgomery County to post menus with nutritional information is almost nine months old. But only around a half of restaurants have fully complied with the law.
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