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Sam’s Club ‘springs forward’ with latest offering of free health screenings

BY Michael Johnsen
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Studies show that springing forward for Daylight Saving Time can impact people’s health by disrupting sleep cycles and increasing stress, especially for those who are already at risk. To help Americans make a smooth transition into spring, Sam’s Club Pharmacies nationwide will host free health screenings for both members and the public on Saturday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., while supplies last.
 
These “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body” screenings are free, confidential and available to the public at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy (613 locations). The screenings are valued at up to $150. 
 
“Spring is a perfect time to get a better understanding of your health, set new goals and refresh your routine,” stated Jill Turner-Mitchael, SVP Sam’s Club consumables & health and wellness. “With this in mind, as we all spring forward this weekend, we’re proud to offer free screenings as an easy way for people to reset not only their clocks but their health.”
 
In addition to free health screenings, Sam’s Club Pharmacies also provide other savings and preventive care to each community they serve, such as year-round immunizations for children and adults.
 
 
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J&J names proven performer worldwide VP marketing for its Diabetes Care companies

BY DSN STAFF
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Alissa Hsu Lynch has been named to the position of worldwide VP marketing for the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Care companies effective March 14, 2016.  
 
Hsu Lynch was most recently VP sales strategy, operations and global capabilities for Johnson & Johnson Consumer, where she led the strategic development of key retail initiatives across the multi-billion portfolio of U.S. consumer brands.  
 
In her new role, Hsu Lynch will be responsible for global strategy, including identifying insights, innovation and technology to help improve the lives of the millions of people affected by diabetes.
 
 
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Premama launches new prenatal fiber and probiotic soft chew

BY Michael Johnsen
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Premama recently announced the launch of Premama Digestive Aid, a new prenatal fiber and probiotic soft chew. 
 
“Premama is committed to supporting women throughout all aspects of their maternity journey. We have developed Premama Digestive Aid to give women a safe, effective, convenient, and palatable dietary supplement during pregnancy,” stated Jamie Schapiro, chief marketing officer, Premama.
 
Formulated to help maintain digestive balance and boost the immune system naturally, Premama Digestive Aid delivers a daily probiotic solution in a vanilla caramel-flavored chew. Each chew contains 2g of dietary fiber and 1 billion+ CFUs of probiotics. The vegetarian, naturally flavored chews can be eaten up to four times daily and are available in packs of 28.
 
Premama will make Premama Digestive Aid available for pre-orders during Expo West 2016, with its retail launch rolling out this spring. 
 
 
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