04/09/2012 - 10:23am

Obesity now accounts for almost 21% of U.S. healthcare costs — more than twice the previous estimates — according to a new Cornell University study released Monday.

04/06/2012 - 9:02am

Sales of smoking-cessation products may realize a March boom following a recent government advertising campaign that encourages Americans to quit smoking.

04/06/2012 - 8:43am

An intranasal vaccine that includes four weakened strains of influenza could do a better job in protecting children from the flu than current vaccines, research released Tuesday by St. Louis University found.

04/05/2012 - 11:19am

A study conducted by Brodeur Partners has unveiled the most relevant retailers in the United States.

04/05/2012 - 8:59am

More than two-thirds of Americans (71%) reported the economy has not affected their household’s purchasing habits of dietary supplements, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

04/04/2012 - 12:58pm

Consumers this spring are planning to spend the same or more at retail than last year, according to the latest Deloitte survey.

04/04/2012 - 12:00pm

Social media may have the ability to ease negative word-of-mouth impact, according to a leader in customer experience management solutions.

04/04/2012 - 11:40am

People ages 65 years and older reduced their volume of prescriptions, while those ages 19 to 25 years increased their use of prescription drugs as the healthcare-reform law allowed them to remain on their parents' insurance, according to a new report by IMS Health.

04/04/2012 - 11:01am

More employers continue to start wellness programs, and the majority of organizations with programs currently in place are looking to invest and expand, according to the "2011 Willis Health and Productivity Survey" by Willis North America's Human Capital Practice released Tuesday.