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State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes
State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore. The award is one of 21 grants totaling $69.5 million and issued to city and state health departments across the country by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, under an initiative "to support public health efforts to reduce chronic diseases, promote healthier lifestyles, reduce health disparities, and control health care spending," DHMH said Thursday. Chronic diseases are leading killers in Maryland. According to DHMH, heart disease, stroke and...

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