Foot cream on shelves at Wal-Mart

UAMS scholar’s invention marketed toward diabetics

Posted: December 15, 2013 at 2:53 a.m.

Bill Gurley, an University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences pharmaceutical sciences professor, invented Omnibalm Daily Foot Therapy, a skin cream that is used primarily by diabetics. The cream has found a place on the shelves of some Wal-Marts.

A severe sunburn in 1987 led a young pharmacy student to develop a product years later.

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Business, Pages 67 on 12/15/2013


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