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An entire endcap of nothing but hand sanitizer

BY Michael Johnsen

When’s the last time an entire endcap has been dedicated against hand sanitizer?

That’s the power of the novel H1N1 pandemic flu that will be returning to a school/workplace near you this fall. What are the chances this endcap will be rampant with empty spaces after the first few months of the season?

Probably not pretty good, but only because CVS will likely fill that space with something else. Even with a heightened retail focus around sanitizers this year, the demand on hand sanitizers may just be that great.

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‘The Biggest Loser’ wellness coach launches weight-control supplement line

BY Michael Johnsen

NEW YORK Jillian Michaels, renowned wellness coach from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” on Friday announced the launch of her line of weight-control supplements in partnership with ThinCare International.

“I have always been an advocate of supplements for boosting metabolic function and supporting weight loss,” stated Michaels, “My new QuickStart Rapid Weight Loss System is designed to help you overcome the two greatest obstacles to successful weight loss — appetite control and fat burning.”

“We are extremely happy to be working with Jillian Michaels,” said Gina Daines, spokesperson for ThinCare. “[Michaels] is a true icon and this product line is the biggest thing to hit the diet shelves in years.”

The entire Jillian Michaels supplement line includes: Maximum Strength Calorie Control, Maximum Strength Fat Burner, Triple Process Total Body Detox & Cleanse Plus Probiotic Replenishment and QuickStart Rapid Weight Loss System, which contains both the Fat Burner and the Calorie Control products.

The line launches Aug. 21 in GNC and will roll out nationwide over the next month.

Jillian Michaels’ products will be sold at GNC, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Rite-Aid Target and most chain grocery stores, the company stated.

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Wound-Be-Gone receives APMA Seal of Approval

BY Michael Johnsen

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. Wake Pharma US on Thursday announced that it has been awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Approval for its Wound-Be-Gone.

Wound-Be-Gone is an over-the-counter gel that enhances wound healing in varied clinical settings with both acute and chronic wounds. The mechanism of action is related to a decrease in inflammatory mediators due to the active scavenging of oxygen free radicals, the company stated.

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