How Penn State HealthWorks, peer educators provide aid to students throughout pandemic | University Park Campus News

Staying healthy has become more important than ever before at Penn State — both mentally and physically. While they’re not a stranger to campus, the university’s HealthWorks is striving to keep students at their best.

From stress and sleep to nutrition, HealthWorks provides students with a variety of health aid.

Penn State’s HealthWorks is a group of peer educators who are co-led by Katelyn Quick, a clinical dietician for Penn State Health Promotion and Wellness, and Erin Raupers, assistant director for Penn State Health Promotion and Wellness.

Split into two categories with peer educators, Quick focuses on outreach while Raupers takes on one-on-one student appointments. The overall goal for the program is to empower students to engage in healthy behavior and to advocate for a healthy Penn State community.

“I really feel strongly that health and wellness has to do with a holistic, whole-body approach,” Quick said.

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State fines OneShare Health, bans it from selling insurance in Washington state

Feb. 2—The state Insurance Commissioner’s Office has fined OneShare Health $150,000 and is prohibiting the company from selling insurance in the state of Washington.

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Additionally, OneShare dropped a federal lawsuit against Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler.

“People who are looking for health insurance should closely examine any offerings and contact our consumer advocates if they have questions about products that market themselves as health care sharing ministries,” Kreidler said in a statement.

OneShare Health fails to meet the legal definition of a health care sharing ministry. It enrolled more than 7,000 members in Washington who paid a total of $12 million in monthly premiums that OneShare called “contributions.” Six members have complained to Kreidler’s office about unpaid claims.

A legitimate health care sharing ministry is a nonprofit organization whose members have a common set of ethical or religious beliefs and share medical expenses consistent with those beliefs. Health care

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Kyle Young, Duane Washington Lead Ohio State to Emphatic Win Over Maryland

Kyle Young is playing the best basketball of his career. Considering that he’s hardly been a regular on the practice floor lately as he tries to get his lower body healthy, his performances for the Buckeyes against Iowa and now Maryland have shined that much brighter.

Thanks to the most productive 2-game stretch of Young’s career, Ohio State knocked off the Maryland Terrapins on the road, 73-65. The Buckeyes have now won eight of their last nine games, including five in a row.

Young finished with 16 against Iowa and 18 tonight. All but five of those points came in the second half as the Buckeyes dug themselves out of an early offensive funk to bury the Terps at the XFINITY Center.

Ohio State got off to a slow start offensively, but they never let up on the defensive end of the floor against a sneaky Maryland team that

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How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In New York State: A Step-By-Step Guide

For many years I thought my friends with medical marijuana cards were just looking for a legal loophole to get high and goof around—and for the most part I was right. But I had never considered it before. Besides, I was perfectly happy with my stash of relatively low-dose recreational cannabis, which I started taking sometime in 2017 when my lower back pain became untenable. Then I injured my back (again) during a particularly intense month of contact combat training with fighters twice my size. It had been years since it last happened and I was in a panic. But I’ve been here before: the debilitating pain, the inability to move, and just all-around physical misery. And let me tell you: That kind of excruciating pain is not something anyone would ever want to live through again—or regularly, for that matter.

When I wasn’t hoovering CBD gummies and low-dose

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