Carex introduces swivel cushion
OAKLAND, Calif. — Carex Health Brands has introduced a swivel cushion that is designed to help users get in and out of a vehicle or chair.
The molded foam ring cushion is designed to provide pain relief for those with hemorrhoid or prostate-related discomfort, as well as prevent back strain.
Carex’s new swivel cushion is available online and at select retailers, independent pharmacies and drug stores for a suggested retail price of $24.99.
Schiff Nutrition names scientific advisory board chairman
SALT LAKE CITY — Schiff Nutrition announced that Richard Carmona, who served at the 17th U.S. surgeon general, has been elected to serve as the company’s scientific advisory board chairman.
“Schiff Nutrition welcomes Dr. Carmona,” Schiff president and CEO Tarang Amin said. “We are forming the scientific advisory board to provide guidance and to facilitate connections for new product ideas and technology platforms. As one of the world’s leading experts in public health, Dr. Carmona believes in the importance of strong nutrition. We are honored he will chair our advisory board as we strive to lead product innovation.”
Nestlé to unveil new packaging for Boost beverages
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition on Tuesday announced a new look for its venerable Boost nutritional beverage line featuring a grip-friendly bottle design that is lightweight and a no-foil, easy-to-open top.
"As we get older, changing tastes, decreasing appetite and lower energy levels can make preparing and eating healthy meals more challenging, but good nutrition is essential to staying strong and active as you age," stated Carol Siegel, head of medical affairs at Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition. "Boost Drink is a convenient way for older adults to accomplish their daily nutritional goals while maintaining their busy lifestyle."
"We listened to our Boost users to find out how to make their favorite drink even better," added David Yates, Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition regional business head for North America.