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August 18, 2019

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Mole or Melanoma?

Everything you need to know about checking yourself for skin cancer

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
Some adults can have up to 40 moles. But when should you start worrying about skin cancer?

Although it's relatively rare, a common mole can turn into melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer.

May is National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Here's what you need to know.


Enbrel Biosimilar Gets Green Light

FDA approves Eticovo (etanercept-ykro) to treat several types of arthritis

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
Enbrel's new biosimilar recently got the green light it needed to treat several inflammatory health conditions.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved Eticovo (etanercept-ykro). The FDA approved this new biosimilar to treat multiple inflammatory conditions, which include the following:


June 8 auction in Pandora

Siefker Real Estate and Auction Co, Ottawa, will hold a personal property and real estate auction at 5071 Road O, Pandora, at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 8.

The real estate auction is at 10 a.m and includes a .45 acre country lot with a brick and vinyl ranch house built in 1972. The property is in the Pandora-Gilboa school district. The owner is Cricket Dobmeyer and it is the former home of Paul Schutz.

Following the real estate auction, some personal property items will be auctioned (approximately 10:30 a.m.).


Natural energy drinks: lifesaver, scam or hazard?

The truth behind 'natural' energy beverages

Note: this article is provided by Ohio Northern University Healthwise Pharmacy.
Today’s world is a busy one. Our lives are even busier. It’s natural to crave an energy boost to help you get more done. But can some energy boosts have negative health effects?

Coffee is an ever-popular go-to. Tea is big among those who don’t prefer coffee. And energy drinks have been gaining popularity for some time now. But newer to the market is the so-called “all-natural energy beverage.”


Bluffton Pediatrics open house moved to June 14

Bluffton Pediatrics is now open in its new home at 122 N. Jackson St., across from the elementary school. An open house, originally set for May, has moved to Friday, June 14, according to Beth Bish. Watch the Icon for more details coming soon.


Whopper leaves Bluffton

Burger King restaurant closes on SR 103

Bluffton is no longer the home of the Whopper.

Burger King, 499 State Route 103, closed its doors on Sunday and will not reopen. On Wednesday the signage from the Bluffton restaurant was being removed.

Tony Kropowski, Carrol’s district manager, confirmed the restaurant closed but did not provide the Icon with any additional information.

The restaurant owner, Carrols Corp., housed in Syracuse, New York, owns and operates over 1,000 restaurants under the Burger King brand, according to its website.