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Press Release: ODMH Director Tracy Plouck and Local Leaders Discuss Benefits of Extending Medicaid Coverage

  Wilmington, OH – Today, local and state leaders came together in Wilmington to discuss the benefits of extending Medicaid coverage to those with income up to 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL).   By extending Medicaid benefits, many individuals needing treatment services for both physical and behavioral health disorders will have coverage for their treatment.   Proposed changes will allow adults who have a mental illness or an addiction disorder to receive treatment and supports in an effort to keep them healthy and stable in the community.   Ohio Department of Mental Health…

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Student Health 101

      STALL STREET JOURNAL March 2013 [ A WEEKLY DOSE OF KNOWLEDGE ] Volume 8, Issue 7, Week 1 IN THIS MONTH’S ISSUE OF STUDENT HEALTH 101: The Five Elements of Fitness Incorporate New Strategies to Maximize Results. READ STUDENT HEALTH 101 TODAY: http://www.readsh101.com/wilmington.html Menu Lingo & Buzzwords an age of marketing gimmicks, restaurant started to abuse this term to describe their expensive menu items. “Fresh” usually means your veggies came from a field, not a can, but may have been frozen. “Generous” is a nice way of…

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Quakers fight to get in shape

Morgan Smith Editor Feel the burn. Smell the sweat. See the results. It’s a new semester and Quakers are hitting it off by hitting the gym. Even though Wilmington students no longer have free access to the Clinton County Family YMCA, there are great new options for staying fit on campus. Over the summer, renovations were made to Herman Court to update the facility as well as the programs offered there. Among spinning classes and racquetball courts, there is one class in particular creating a buzz. “The Program” is challenging…

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