Zarbee’s Naturals launches Seasonal Relief
SALT LAKE CITY — Zarbee’s Naturals on Tuesday launched Seasonal Relief with Ze339, an extract from Butterbur that helps relieve congestion, the company reported.
The use of natural Butterbur to combat congestion quickly and effectively is supported by numerous clinical studies, Zarbee’s Naturals noted. This spring, in a major initiative to introduce Americans to the benefits of Butterbur, Zarbee’s is sharing samples, educational information and natural wellness tips through the Seasonal Relief Project. Additionally, for every trial of Butterbur Ze339, the company is donating to three causes that support exposure to and the protection of fresh air, including the Fresh Air Fund, Children & Nature Network and Moms Clean Air Force.
A three-step process at SeasonalRelief.com allows participants to sign up to receive free product samples while directing funds to organizations that will help send a kid to summer camp, get a child outdoors or clean up the air we breathe.
“Our partnership with the Seasonal Relief Project is a great fit,” stated Jenny Morgenthau, executive director of The Fresh Air Fund. “We understand that breathing easy is at the heart of Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief, and with their support our organization is able to create healthy outdoor experiences and lifelong memories for many more children from New York City’s low-income communities.”
Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief with Butterbur Ze339 is free from gluten and dyes and is not associated with side effects such as drowsiness or grogginess. Available nationwide at CVS.com and Target stores, a 10-tablet package has a suggested retail price of $8.99 and a 30-tablet package has an SRP of $18.99.
Good Neighbor Pharmacy, AmerisourceBergen to build five playgrounds
BETHEL ACRES, Okla. — In May 2013, more than 200 playgrounds across central and eastern Oklahoma were damaged or destroyed in one of the nation’s worst outbreaks of severe weather. One year later, the drive and generosity of some central Oklahoma small business owners is bringing volunteers, money and some celebrity star-power to help rebuild the devastated community of Bethel Acres.
“I watched the storms devastate much of my state," stated Todd Pendergraft, owner and pharmacist of Broken Arrow Family Drug, a local Good Neighbor Pharmacy. “As an independent pharmacy and a small business owner, it’s my job to take care of our community and our patients. Giving back is one way that we try to be good neighbors.”
This community effort to build a playground in Bethel Acres was made possible by Good Neighbor Pharmacy members and AmerisourceBergen associates, who raised money to build the playground.
The Bethel Acres location is one of five playgrounds that Good Neighbor Pharmacy and AmerisourceBergen will build in 2014. Two builds will take place in April and May in Ruleville, Miss. and Grand Rapids, Mich. The projects are being coordinated by KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit ensuring that all kids get the balance of active play they need to thrive.
“This project is a testament to the power of community,” commented Scott Robinson, group VP Good Neighbor Pharmacy. “Children are particularly sensitive to the stresses of life after a disaster. Our independent pharmacists know that giving them an opportunity to play is critical in restoring their childhoods and resilience. Considering the needs of their youngest patients and their families is just one of the many vital ways they help maintain the health of the communities where they live and work.”
Neal Davis, mayor of Bethel Acres, says the new playground will bring more than 1,000 kids in the community one step closer to having the childhood they deserve.
Drive Medical introduces Bariatric Rollator walker
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Drive Medical on Tuesday introduced the Bariatric Rollator walker.
The Bariatric Rollator features a 400-pound weight capacity and is extra-wide between the handles for more comfortable use. The 8-inch wheels are designed for both indoor and outdoor use. And the Bariatric Rollator includes a basket for carrying items.
Other features include a soft padded oversized seat and a tool-free removable padded backrest for comfort.