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Designer Protein celebrates 20 years of Designer Whey brand

BY Michael Johnsen

LOS ANGELES — Designer Protein on Tuesday announced it is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Designer Whey protein brand beginning today with the giveaway of free 20th anniversary temporary tattoos at DesignerWhey.com/20th/ and a Twitter chat at 9 p.m.

Designer Whey will randomly give away one-year supplies of it’s products to fans who post a picture of themselves with their 20th anniversary tattoo, through Oct. 4.

Ten fitness bloggers will also share stories of their fitness journeys and success with Designer Whey at www.designerwhey.com. Each blogger will give away a year supply of Designer Whey to fans. Follow their blogs, posts, and tweets for a chance to win with celebrity trainers and fitness experts: Larysa DiDio, Jody Goldenfield, Bonnie Pfiester, Franklin Antonin, Lee Hersh, Heather Hesington, Laura Hall, Lindsay Cotter, Lindsay Itzkowitz and Kathleen Uhran.


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UM BWMC partners with Walgreens on bedside delivery prescription service

BY Michael Johnsen

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center recently partnered with Walgreens to offer a free bedside delivery program for patients to receive prescriptions before being discharged.  

If a patient would like to take advantage of beside delivery, the bedside nurse and/or any member of the care team sends a referral to a pharmacy technician who will go to the bedside and discuss the option with the patient. They will then start the process of delivering their prescription order when they are ready for discharge. 

This is the first of its kind partnership in Anne Arundel County with Walgreens, the healthcare provider announced.

“Providing necessary medications to patients before the patients leave the medical center is one less thing they have to worry about when they are discharged," noted Steve Bouyakkas, Walgreens district pharmacy supervisor. 

UM BWMC hopes this program will save discharged patients a trip to the pharmacy and ensure they have their prescribed medications. 


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Shopko supports breast cancer research in new merchandising campaign

BY Alaric DeArment

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Shopko will use proceeds from sales of some women’s clothing to support breast cancer research, the mass merchandiser said.

As part of the "Support the Cure" program, purchases of select women’s activewear and accessories from West Coast Novelty Group will help support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Shopko is partnering with both for the fundraising effort.

Prices for the merchandise range from $3.99 to $24.99, and West Coast Novelty Group will donate $100,000 to the foundation. Items include socks, hats, T-shirts, bags, drinkware, hoods and fleece tops.

 

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