11/17/2014 - 10:51am

People being treated for COPD in the hospital who received nutrition treatment had reduced lengths of stay, hospital costs and chances of returning to the hospital within 30 days. 

11/14/2014 - 10:23am

Almost 23% of high school students currently use a tobacco product, according to new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

11/14/2014 - 10:07am

Each year Americans make nearly a million doctor visits for eye infections, resulting in $175 million in direct healthcare costs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated.

11/13/2014 - 1:59pm

A new analysis released by Avalere Health Thursday found that Medicare Part D prescription drug plans are poised to increase significantly the use of coinsurance in 2015. 

11/13/2014 - 11:49am

According to Nielsen’s 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Forecast, nearly 25% of consumers polled had already started their holiday shopping in September.

11/13/2014 - 11:29am

Procter & Gamble’s Olay has teamed up with dermatologists to reveal new insights into the impact of air pollution on skin health as it prepares to launch newly formulated anti-aging moisturizers from Olay Total Effects.

11/13/2014 - 7:45am

IRI recently took a closer look at current shopping trends and provided a road map on how marketers can protect and grow share in the CPG marketplace in the new Times and Trends report, “Channel Migration: The Road to Growth Has Many Lanes.”

11/12/2014 - 10:16am

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year according to a new national survey measuring consumer optimism.

 

11/11/2014 - 11:15am

Some experts predicted last year's “polar vortex” would turn into a springtime “pollen vortex.” But the “pollen vortex” didn’t happen — at least not everywhere.