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Hillary Clinton to speak at Total Store Expo

BY Alaric DeArment

ARLINGTON, Va. — Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton will speak at one of the morning business sessions of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Total Store Expo in August, the trade group said Monday.

Clinton, who served as state secretary from 2009 until earlier this year, will speak during the Aug. 12 program. TSE, which will combine the Pharmacy and Technology, Marketplace and Supply Chain and Logistics conferences, will take place in Las Vegas.

"Her remarks will help to deliver on a core promise, that the NACDS Total Store Expo will bring together diverse leaders who can help participants forecast the operating environment and take action toothier in new and exciting ways," NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson said.

 

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GPhA promotes lobbyist

BY Alaric DeArment

WASHINGTON — The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has promoted Jason Money to associate VP federal government affairs, the trade group said Monday.

Money, who has worked for the GPhA for six years, was previously the organization’s senior director for federal affairs. In the new position, he will continue lobbying on behalf of the generic drug industry in Congress.

"Jason brings an unmatched passion to GPhA legislative affairs," GPhA president and CEO Ralph Neas said. "We are thrilled to recognize his exceptional work on behalf of an industry helping to ensure that our nation’s policies continue to protect and encourage the important role generics and biosimilars play, bending the health cost curve and improving lives."

 

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Vichy Laboratories launches new products designed to address signs of hormonal aging

BY Jason Owen

NEW YORK — Vichy Laboratories, in conjunction with the kickoff for National Women’s Health Week, today announced the launch of new additions of skin care products for 50-something women designed to address the signs of hormonal aging.

Realizing the skin changes women go through during hormonal aging are extremely complex and intense, Vichy Laboratoires developed the Neovadiol collection, a line boasting luxurious formulas specially designed to address all signs of hormonal aging, in consultation with experts, such as dermatologists, obstetricians, gynecologists and psychologists, the company stated. And now the Neovadiol line has new products to help women combat wrinkles and other signs of hormonal aging.

New products in the Neovadiol line include new Neovadiol Gf Eye & Lip Contours and Neovadiol Lumiere BB Cream. These products complete the Neovadiol range, which already includes Neovadiol Gf Day and Night Cream ($55.00, 50ml), specially formulated to address the areas most affected by hormonal aging: the jawline, neck and cheeks.

New Neovadiol Gf Eye & Lip Contours ($47.00 for 15ml) is a new formula specially designed to address the fragile skin around both the eyes and lips. Scientists at Vichy discovered the delicate skin around the eyes and lips ages similarly due to hormonal changes and needs to be treated in a similar manner. Creases around these areas are visibly smoother, and skin is visibly plumped and tightened. The innovative cooling applicator adapts itself precisely to the contours around the eyes and lips to facilitate maximum absorption, while producing a soothing and refreshing sensation.

New Neovadiol Lumiere BB Cream ($42.00, 40ml) is a BB cream specially designed for the woman going through hormonal aging. It illuminates and visibly resculpts skin in one step with Vichy’s most advanced anti-aging technology. The pigmented cream, formulated with mother of pearl and other mineral pigments, benefits skin in six ways: densifies, resculpts, smoothes, nourishes, evens and illuminates skin. Lumiere is available in one universal shade that enhances any complexion.

During hormonal changes, the process of skin aging is accelerated. Dr. Rebecca Brightman, OBGYN: MD, FACOG, Vichy’s Expert on Women’s Health, explains, "Hormonal alterations can affect almost every organ system in the body — and that includes skin. There is a loss of subcutaneous fat and a decrease in skin collagen production, and as a result, skin loses its elasticity, causing fine lines, wrinkles and a sagging jawline."

New Vichy Neovadiol Gf Eye & Lip Contours and Lumiere BB Cream, along with the existing Neovadiol collection, is available nationwide at select Walgreens, CVS/pharmacy, Duane Reade and ULTA stores.

National Women’s Health Week is a week-long health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to promote the importance of women’s health, empowering women to make their health a priority.


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