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Airborne On-the-Go and Airborne Nighttime

Marketed by: Airborne (Bonita Springs, Fla)

Indication: Airborne On-the-Go and Airborne Nighttime are herbal supplements to help boost the immune system and stay healthy year-round. Airborne On-the-Go contains the same germ-fighting formula that is in regular Airborne, but it is packaged in convenient, individually wrapped packets. The powder can be poured into any size water bottle, eliminating the need for a cup or glass. The lemon-lime-flavored mix comes in packets that are perfect for travel and can easily fit into a pocket, purse, or briefcase. Airborne Nighttime also provides the same immune-boosting formula of the original Airborne but is specially formulated with 4 additional herbal extracts that help soothe and relax people for a restful night's sleep. Both products retail for $6.99.

For More Information: www.airbornehealth.com


Diabetic Tussin Night Time Formula Cold/Flu Relief

Marketed by: Health Care Products (Amityville, NY), a division of Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co Inc

Indication: Diabetic Tussin Night Time Formula Cold/Flu Relief temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms including cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation, sore throat, headache, minor aches and pains, muscular aches, fever, runny nose, and sneezing. The dosing requirement is every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 6 doses in 24 hours.

For More Information: www.diabeticproducts.com 866-263-9003


Ginkgo Vital 3

Marketed by: HealthAid America (Foster City, Calif)

Indication: Ginkgo Vital 3 helps to enhance mental clarity, physical strength, and endurance through its unique combination of quality, standarized herbal extracts. The product contains Sibergin Siberian Eleuthero, a superior adaptogen known to enhance the body's ability to cope with mental and physical stress, as well as Koregin Panax Ginseng, which helps to enhance physical strength and endurance. It also improves oxygen use in the body and brain. Ginkgo Vital 3, which retails for $29.95, is available in 30 soft-gel capsules.

For More Information: www.healthaidamerica.com 800-320-5699


Glutose 15

Marketed by: Paddock Laboratories Inc (Minneapolis, Minn)

Indication: Paddock Laboratories Inc recently introduced new grape Glutose 15 and improved lemon Glutose 15, as well as smaller packaging. The oral glucose gel is indicated to treat hypoglycemia. A simple monosaccharide sugar affects blood glucose rapidly. Glutose 15 encourages rapid ingestion of 15 g of pure glucose (dextrose). The 15-g, one-dose tube eliminates counting, chewing, and measuring. The products are ideal for school nurses and athletic coaches for fast response to hypoglycemia.

For More Information: www.glutose.com 800-328-5113


I57 Ignite

Marketed by: Windmill Health Products (West Caldwell, NJ)

Indication: I57 Ignite is a new thermogenic compound. The berry Cha De Bugre is the secret to the product. The berry is found in the rainforests of Brazil and is used for energy and alertness. Research has also indicated that the berry can speed up the metabolism, which helps burn calories and fat. Available in 60 capsules, I57 Ignite retails for $39.95.

For More Information: www.windmillvitamins.com 800-822-4320


LifeSource UA-705 Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor

Marketed by: A&D Medical (Milpitas, Calif)

Indication: LifeSource UA-705 Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor is now clinically validated, according to a study published in Blood Pressure Monitoring Magazine (August 2006). Clinical validation means this monitor satisfies the British Hypertension Society's standards for accuracy by achieving an "A" grade in both systolic and diastolic pressure measurement. The monitor incorporates digital blood pressure technology and advanced features. The monitor stores the last 30 readings in memory and also displays average readings. LifeSource UA-705 Advanced Manual Inflate Blood Pressure Monitor also offers the Pressure Rating Indicator and Irregular Heartbeat features.

For More Information: www.andmedical.com www.lifesourceonline.com 888-726-9966


One-A-Day All-Day Energy

Marketed by: Bayer Consumer Care Division (Morristown, NJ)

Indication: One-A-Day All-Day Energy is a multivitamin with higher levels of B vitamins to help convert food to energy plus an extended-release guarana blend to help the mind and body "feel" energetic throughout the day. The product helps maintain a healthy immune system with vitamins C and A, selenium, and zinc. The multivitamin also helps support a healthy heart with vitamins B6, B12, C, and E. The recommended dose is 1 tablet daily with food. Available in 50-count and 125-count bottles, One-A-Day All-Day Energy retails between $8.29 and $9.29.

For More Information: www.oneaday.com 800-800-4793


Orajel Kids Sore Throat Relief Strips

Marketed by: Del Pharmaceuticals Inc (Uniondale, NY), a division of Del Laboratories Inc

Indication: Specially formulated for easy use for parents and acceptance by children, Orajel Kids Sore Throat Relief Strips dissolve quickly in the mouth to soothe pain and irritation. The product delivers relief of discomfort and protection of irritated areas in the sore mouth and throat. The sugar-free strips are available in cool cherry flavor. Orajel Kids Sore Throat Relief Strips retail between $3.99 and $4.99.

For More Information: www.orajel.com 800-952-5080


ToothFresh Dry Toothpaste

Marketed by: Wizard Industries Inc (Glendale, Calif)

Indication: ToothFresh Dry Toothpaste is an herbal, all-natural powdered toothpaste that cleans teeth and freshens breath. Because it is a nonliquid, the product can legally be taken on US airliners. The product, made with pure baking soda, comes in a variety of flavors and package sizes including "carry-ons" —small pouches that can be easily carried in a pocket or a purse.

For More Information: www.ToothFresh.com 866-781-8033


Children's Claritin Grape Chewables

Marketed by: Schering-Plough Corp (Kenilworth, NJ)

Indication: Children's Claritin Grape Chewables are a pleasant-tasting, convenient, and easy-to-take form of Children's Claritin that relieves children's worst allergy symptoms without causing jitteriness or drowsiness. The product is safe for children aged 2 years and up.

For More Information: www.claritin.com