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New med for depression

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.

Esketamine is considered the first big depression advance since the approval of Prozac — and it just got approved.

Dozens of antidepressants have been approved over the years. These include Eli Lilly’s “blockbuster” drug Prozac, which was approved in 1987. But there haven't been any new advancements in other types of antidepressants that work in different ways.


Weekend doctor: Stop the bleed

By Douglas Yoder, MD
Surgical Associates of Northwest Ohio
Bleeding has been identified as one of the three leading causes of preventable trauma deaths before reaching the hospital, responsible for up to 40 percent of all deaths from trauma. Bleeding quickly catches our attention.

Spring sausage sale at The Dough Hook

Marlena Ballinger says to stock up your freezer with The Dough Hook's spring sausage sale now underway.

Orders must be placed by March 31. Pickup dates are Friday, April 5; Saturday, April 6; Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13.

The Dough Hook
117 N. Main St.


Riley Creek Arbor sponsors free showing of Captain Marvel

At Shannon Theatre, Saturday at 10 a.m., doors open 9:30 a.m.

Riley Creek Arbor will present a free family-friendly movie at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Shannon Theatre, according to Gary Reese of Faith Investment Services and the Riley Creek Arbor.

The free movie is "Captain Marvel." In addition to free admission, there will be free popcorn and drinks for all to attend. This is is a 2D version of the film.


Global climate change discussion

Tuesday event sponsored by Transition Bluffton and University Sustainability Club

Transition Bluffton and the Bluffton University Sustainability Club will present a panel discussion on responding to global climate change at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Kreider Room  of Marbeck Center on the Bluffton University campus. It is open to the public at no charge.

The evening will begin with three panelists sharing their intellectual, emotional, and spiritual responses to the reality of global climate change. 


Six Bluffton winners at Kenton Ridge powerlifting event

The Bluffton Powerlifters attended the meet in Kenton Ridge on March 2. Bluffton had six individual winners. Results follow:

Nebraska Montgomery -
80 Bench, 210 Deadlift - 4th in her class

Ivy Augsburger -
90 Bench, 240 Deadlift - 3rd place in her weight class

Shyanne Mortimer -
140 Bench, 325 Deadlift - 1st place in her weight class

Morgan Nusbaum -
135 Bench, 310 Deadlift - 2nd place in her weight class