Health & Wellness

How to Break Into the Thriving Health Care Market
May 9, 2017 at 1:45 pm

From hospitals, to dentist offices, to insurance companies, the health care industry is booming. New practices are popping up all the time, and established companies are experiencing new growth opportunities. For distributors in health…

Penn Emblem Company and ImprintsUSA Work Toward Cure for Parkinson’s Disease
April 13, 2017 at 2:27 pm

Penn Emblem Company and ImprintsUSA, Philadelphia, will be selling sublimated Parkinson’s Disease support ribbon patches in April to raise money for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, an organization that invests to solve, treat and cure Parkinson’s Disease. These patches will cost $1 with a minimum of 25 per order. April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, bringing…

What the Obamacare Replacement Means for Business
March 7, 2017 at 2:37 pm

Yesterday, the House GOP released its plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), colloquially known as Obamacare. Unlike the original draft released, this version doesn't tax employer-provided plans, and allows employers to keep its tax exclusion for premiums paid on those plans. Possibly…

Another Study Shows BPA Possibly Causes Birth Defects
February 20, 2017 at 2:12 pm

There's a lot of discussion about bisphenol A, aka BPA, and whether or not it's safe to use in drinkware and food products. According to the FDA, the chemical is "safe at the current levels occurring in food," but a lot of manufacturers still try to go without it whenever possible, and BPA-free items, like…

Foldable Bike Helmets Provide Branding Opportunity for Bike Share Programs
January 3, 2017 at 1:23 pm

Cyclists, especially those who are riding on busy city streets, should wear protective headgear. With the growing popularity of bike-share programs in cities, especially with urban commuters, it makes sense to create a similarly convenient and portable solution for head protection. Enter the paper, foldable helmet. Pratt Insitute of Design graduate Isis Shiffer designed the…

Proforma and TOMS Empower Local Families During Holidays
December 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Last year, Proforma, Cleveland, joined TOMS, the retailer of shoes, sunglasses, apparel and more, in its “One for One” mission, which benefits people in need in Africa. Proforma supported the program by giving fit cards to all of its support center team members. This year, Proforma gave local families in need TOMS gift cards to…

Researchers Develop USB Device to Diagnose HIV
December 28, 2016 at 1:32 pm

British researchers at Imperial College in London teamed up with hardware developers to create a new way to diagnose HIV using a USB device plugged into a computer that analyzes blood. According… Prepares for Fun Run/Walk at PPAI Expo
December 23, 2016 at 10:34 am

The PPAI award-winning program is facilitating it’s annual Fun Run/Walk at the PPAI Expo on Jan. 9 at 7 a.m. This informal SuccessFit4Life! event is free, and everyone is welcome. Associations and companies…