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A.C. Grace Company Introduces NEW ENHANCED FORMULATION of UNIQUE E® NATURAL MOISTURIZING CREAM
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Written by TAC Staff   
Thursday, 25 June 2015 23:11
ALL-NATURAL ingredients including our Mixed Tocopherols, Tocotrienols and Vitamins A & D. This unique, novel formulation combines excellent skin moisturizing with strong anti-aging and wellness benefits.

Big Sandy –April 20, 2015 – A.C. Grace Company today announced the introduction of a newly enhance formulation of UNIQUE E® NATURAL MOISTURIZING CREAMformulated for enhanced skin penetration and extended time release provides lasting moisturizing effects, keeping the skin soft, supple, and smooth feeling all day. Its skin-nourishing properties are intensive enough for use as a night cream, while its texture is light enough for use during the day and under makeup.

unique-eAccording to Scott Smith, Director of Marketing & Operations for the company, “Vitamin E as natural, unesterified tocopherols plus tocotrienols provides strong antioxidant protection, reduces damage from UV radiation and photoaging and helps delay skin aging and wrinkles. In combination with vitamins A and D3 it supports skin health and wellness in addition to the anti-aging benefits."

The company's research and development team formulated this product based on emerging research which showed conclusively that the complete family of natural tocopherols and tocotrienols penetrate the skin faster and provide a wider spectrum of benefits that the esterified form of alpha-tocopherol used in most products. The unique vitamin E formulation in this cream is particularly rich in gamma tocopherol, which fights harmful free radicals from environmental pollutants and oxidative stress, and tocotrienols which provide powerful protection against radiation damage. The formulation includes grape seed oil, shea and cocoa butter, ethyl macadamiate and others in support of enhanced skin penetration and extended action.

The company's goal was to enhance the formulation of UNIQUE E® Natural Moisturizing Cream to work more synergistically with their line of vitamin E-based dietary supplements to provide an inside-out approach to managing whole health goals including dermal cell protection. This superior cream is now at the higher quality level as their well-recognized clinical topical, UNIQUE Derma®, and will provide powerful anti-oxidant, moisturizing and anti-aging benefits.

A.C. Grace Company was founded 1962 and is well-known as the Standard in the Vitamin E industry. They have been providing thousands of healthcare professionals in all fields of practice, their patients and consumers worldwide, a line of PURE Multi-E products for more than a half-century. The company also provides extensive education about the Truth about Vitamin E through Doctor Tested: Application Based Science™ through seminars, webinars, on-site training and on their website; www.acgrace.com.
 
Flambeau Inc., Cultivate Sign Agreement for On-Site Corporate Wellness Services
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 21:09
Cultivate’s chiropractic-led wellness approach proves to deliver health cost-savings

PALMYRA, Wis.—June 16, 2015—Cultivate by Standard Process today announced Flambeau Inc. is the latest company to engage its on-site, chiropractic-led corporate wellness services. Cultivate has started to deploy its first-of-its-kind wellness approach at Flambeau’s Baraboo, Wis., facility.

cultivate-logo“Flambeau has had its own clinic for over two years and the addition of Cultivate will add another level of service for our associates,” says Mark Rieland, Flambeau Director of HR. “We are excited about the cooperative effort to reduce work-related injuries as well as providing nutritional counseling and chiropractic care.”

Cultivate’s on-site chiropractic-centered wellness model delivers statistically- and clinically-significant differences in employee health factors and the reduction of long-term health risks, according to the Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee School of Public Health.

These conclusions derive from 10 years of employee data at Cultivate’s parent company, Standard Process, which engaged the Cultivate on-site chiropractic-led wellness program. Participant blood pressure, nutrition and stress levels improved along with better body mass index, cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Initially, roughly one-third of the Standard Process employee base voluntarily participated in the Cultivate on-site chiropractic-led corporate wellness program. Currently 97 percent of Standard Process employees participate in the Cultivate on-site wellness program. The following Standard Process results, resulting from Cultivate’s approach to corporate wellness, show meaningful factors to improving top- and bottom-line performance.
  • 55% reduction in healthcare costs
  • 24% reduction in short-term disability claims
  • 18% reduction in spousal healthcare costs
  • 60% reduction in employee turnover
“We’ve seen firsthand the impact that dedicated, trained chiropractors can have being on-site as a truly integrated part of an organization’s overall wellness program,” Cultivate President Jerry Curtin says. “We offer corporations statistical proof that our corporate wellness model—partnered with key corporate functions in HR, finance and operations—delivers sustained improvement to employee health factors.”

About Cultivate by Standard Process
Cultivate is the first company of its kind that incorporates an on-site chiropractic professional with nutritional expertise as part of an organization’s wellness offering. This expert serves as the central resource to provide key elements of an effective wellness program, including chiropractic care, fitness consulting, nutritional guidance, and ongoing health education curricula. Cultivate works to assess and then deliver scalable wellness solutions to impact individual employees and the overall company using onsite chiropractic as a central component of the program. To learn more, visit www.cultivateonsite.com

About Flambeau Inc.
Flambeau, Inc. is a multi-divisional manufacturer of injection molded and blow molded plastic products, operating in 8 locations across the US, Europe, and Mexico. Flambeau is a privately owned and family oriented company that lives by its core values of Family, Integrity, Leadership, Teamwork, Knowledge, and Excellence. Flambeau’s product mix includes; plastic toys, containers for hobbyist and hardware applications, component parts for industrial, agricultural equipment and electronic markets, Tier one automotive HVAC components and fluid systems, and a variety of outdoor products for sports enthusiasts worldwide.
 
Annual NYCC Employee Recognition Luncheon Held at Gould Hotel
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Tuesday, 23 June 2015 21:00
Seneca Falls: A number of New York Chiropractic College employees recently gathered at The Gould Hotel in Seneca Falls for a luncheon to honor current members of the faculty, staff, and administration who have dedicated 10, 15, 20, 25, and yes, even 35 years of service to the College.

NYCCsealandlogoThis marked the 15th such event for the College; the first took place in 2001, when Human Resources Manager Christine McDermott approached NYCC President Dr. Frank J. Nicchi with the idea of publicly recognizing the contributions and service of long-term employees. Honorees are treated to lunch, during which their contributions are noted, and presented with a gift in thanks for their years of service to the College. Those recognized are then further honored by being given the remainder of the day off.

NYCC has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” for the past six years. Dr. Nicchi noted that this distinction is borne out by the number of people who remain employed by the College for many years. According to McDermott, there are approximately 17 current employees who have been with NYCC since 1990. In fact, some who recently retired (or are nearing retirement) accumulated between 20 and 40 years at NYCC. “It really says something about the feeling of family at NYCC,” said Nicchi.

Dr. Nicchi was honored at this year’s luncheon for his 35 years of service to the College, acting as a member of the faculty, Dean of the Postgraduate Department in Levittown, on Long Island, and then moving upstate to Seneca Falls and taking on the presidency of the College in 2000. “It’s never been about location,” he explained, “It’s always been about the people.”

Others honored at this year’s event were: (10 years) Terry Baity, Rosa Cona, Anita Cowles, Patricia Kaska-Caver, Dr. William Lauretti, Joan Lynch, Kimberly McCrea, Karen Quest, and Jennifer vonHahmann; (15 years) Jannette Elster, Carol Faivre, Melodie Loughney, Katherine Maine-Radka, Dianna Marechaux, Jeanne McCann, Scott Rogers, and Joan Tyler; (20 years) Cynthia Anderson, Victoria Baroody, Dr. Lisa Bloom, Dr. Fiona Jarrett-Thelwell, Dr. Chithambaram Philomin, Dr. Raj Philomin, Katherine Robson, Barbara Thomas, and Margaret VanKirk; and (25 years) Kathryn Albanese, Roger Kreiss, Timothy Millis, William Wayne, and Diane Zink.
 
Performance Health Launches Enhanced Research and Exercise Website
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Written by TAC Staff   
Monday, 22 June 2015 17:51
Akron, Ohio–June 19, 2015–Performance Health, a leader in rehabilitation, fitness and wellness products, today announced the relaunch of PerformanceHealthAcademy.com, formerly TheraBandAcademy.com. This free and enhanced US-audience site provides users with improved functionality and enhanced features. In addition to focusing on TheraBand, the Academy will now begin to offer resources for Performance Health’s growing portfolio of interconnected brands, including Active Ankle® braces, Biofreeze® pain reliever, Bon Vital'® massage topicals, Cramer® sports medicine, and Thera°Pearl® hot/cold wraps. To avoid confusion, the website will reference both Performance Health Academy and TheraBand Academy during the transition.
 
PHAcademy Logo StackedThe Academy website is a unique resource that connects healthcare professionals and consumers to the ever growing body of knowledge on exercise, research, and techniques related to Performance Health products. Registration is free and, in addition to our new content, the site continues to provide access to the largest database of TheraBand exercises, protocols, research and education in the world.

“The Academy warehouses the evidence to support clinically-proven Performance Health products. The site’s content, which is provided and reviewed by healthcare professionals and researchers, adds value to the patient/healthcare provider relationship and encourages connectivity and communication,” stated Phil Page, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, FACSM, Global Director of Clinical Education and Research for Performance Health. “In addition to accessing research, professionals can use the site to create customized exercise programs that can be printed or emailed to their patients and clients. With almost 2,000 references and over 800 exercises available, there is truly not another resource like this.”

PerformanceHealthAcademy.com has been enhanced as outlined below. You can watch a demonstration video at www.performancehealthacademy.com
  • By adding a functional activity drop-down menu (called ‘Function’) to the exercise search tool, users can more easily locate an exercise by searching common movements.
  • By adding a Techniques tab to the home page, users can easily find clinical techniques, such as those for kinesiology tape.
  • By including techniques to the exercise program building and printing capability, patients now have a fuller set of tools and instructions to take home.
  • By adding an Evidence Based Practice search category to the research tab, users can filter for specific research that supports the use of Performance Health products.

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded rehabilitation and wellness products sold into a variety of U.S. clinical markets, leading national retailers and in over sixty countries through a multi-national network of distribution partners. The Company’s product offering includes an innovative line of market-leading topical analgesics and a broad range of rehabilitation and wellness products. Performance Health markets its diverse product offering under the well-known and highly recognized TheraBand®, Biofreeze®, Cramer®, Bon Vital'® and Thera°Pearl® brand names.
 
Foot Levelers Welcomes Two New Seminar Speakers
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Tuesday, 09 June 2015 11:55
Drs. Alicia Yochum and Patrick Kennedy Added for 2015 Fall Lineup

ROANOKE, Virginia — Foot Levelers is proud to announce the addition of two new Chiropractic professionals to the list of speakers on its 2015 Fall Seminar series schedule. Dr. Alicia Yochum and Dr. Patrick Kennedy have been added to the Foot Levelers speaker lineup and will both begin traveling for the functional orthotics company in September.

footleverslogo2Dr. Alicia Yochum is currently a Diagnostic Imaging Resident at Logan College of Chiropractic, having served the role for over three years. Yochum holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Logan and is also a Registered Nurse, having earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Point Loma Nazarene University. Yochum has extensive experience on the Chiropractic lecture circuit, having focused on Radiology with her father Dr. Terry Yochum.

Dr. Patrick Kennedy has owned his own Chiropractic clinic since 1991. He and his wife started their practice after they both graduated from Texas Chiropractic College. Kennedy, an expert on Nutrition, is also a 1986 graduate of the University of Florida, where he was a nine-time All-American swimmer and eighth-place finisher in the 200-meter butterfly at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

Yochum and Kennedy join a group of Foot Levelers speaks that already includes Dr. Kevin Wong, Dr. Brian Jensen, Dr. Mark Charrette, and Dr. Tim Maggs. Rejoining the Foot Levelers lineup in fall of 2015 are Drs. Kelle Plotner and Mitch Mally.

The complete Foot Levelers 2015 Fall Seminar series schedule, along with topics, dates and locations will be released in the near future. Foot Levelers has once again partnered with several Chiropractic colleges to offer 12 Continuing Education Units for each of the fall events.

Foot Levelers, Inc.

Foot Levelers, Inc., the world’s exclusive provider of individually designed functional orthotics and other therapeutic products, has been serving healthcare professionals for over 63 years. Foot Levelers supports every step patients take to enjoy fuller and happier lives at work, home, or play. 

Visit FootLevelers.com, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter (@FootLevelers) to learn more about Foot Levelers, Inc.




 
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