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Oceans Omega launches omega-3 enhanced water

BY Michael Johnsen

PARAMUS, N.J. — Oceans Omega on Monday launched Omega Infusion, an omega-3 EPA/DHA enhanced water product with initial placement within Giant Food.

"Delivering heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids in enhanced water is something we’ve been developing for years," stated Volker Berl, chief technology officer Oceans Omega. "Our proprietary delivery system is transforming the beverage industry by including ingredients like Omega-3 EPA/DHA."

Each bottle of Omega Infusion water delivers 80mg of essential omega-3s, 200% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C and 80% of four B vitamins. Omega Infusion will retail for a suggested $1.99 and include flavors berry, citrus, fruit punch and orange. 


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Forbes: Retail pharmacy flush with flu business

BY Michael Johnsen

NEW YORK — This year’s virulent flu season driven by a predominant H3N2 bug has people hitting their drug stores in droves in search of symptomatic relief, suggested an article published online by Forbes Monday

And retail pharmacy operators like Walgreens have adjusted their messaging to match that heightened demand for cough and cold products. The Forbes article featured a Walgreens advertisement that listed all the products a flu sufferer might need — tissues, lozenges, medicine, sanitizer and lip balm.

The article also acknowledged retail pharmacy as a destination for flu shots. Walgreens, in particular, inoculated as many patients from the flu in January as they typically do in October — the peak of the flu-shot giving season — the retailer told the business journal. 


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Carmex contestant drains half-court shot, wins $75,000 and gets tackled by LeBron James

BY Michael Johnsen

MIAMI — In a shot that made the rounds Friday on ESPN and other sports shows, Miami Heat fan Michael Drysch drained a half-court shot in the Carmex Half-Court Hero contest, netting $75,000 and getting tackled by Miami Heat superstar LeBron James. 

In addition to winning $75,000 for himself, Drysch also scored a $75,000 donation for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Lebron James Family Foundation.

“We are thrilled to be part of this electrifying moment and to present checks for $75,000 to these wonderful organizations and to Mr. Drysch,” stated Mike Pietsch, EVP Carma Labs. and one of the check presenters as part of the official Carmex video. “The Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Lebron James Family Foundation serve our communities in so many extraordinary ways; we are honored to support their wonderful programs.” 

The half-court contest was a partnership between Carma Labs. and LebronJames.com.

As the winner of the Carmex Half-Court Hero contest, Drysch originally won a trip to Miami and the chance to take that half-court shot. The contest was open to participants via Facebook and Twitter. The Half-Court Hero event was the top prize in a promotional celebration of Carma Labs.’ 75th anniversary. Carma Labs. has partnered with LeBronJames.com since 2011.

As part of the promotion, Friday was “Carmex Night” at the Miami Heat’s American Airlines Arena. Fans were given Carmex logo thundersticks to use during the game and were presented Carmex lip balm and Carmex skin care products as they left.

 

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Jan-31-2013 06:27 pm

That's awesome!!!!

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