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.

11/07/2014 - 10:03am

Kantar Retail’s recent analysis of Amazon Prime Pantry confirms that its merchandising approach, unique business model and pricing strategy have little in common with clubs.

11/06/2014 - 12:44pm

New research evaluating the opinions of both the American public and healthcare professionals during the past year finds a shift in perception toward obesity as a community problem of risks related to food and inactivity.

11/06/2014 - 12:08pm

It is a common practice for adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to receive an offer for a free blood-glucose meter from manufacturers; however, satisfaction is significantly higher among meter users who are offered a choice from a selection of at least three free meter models than among those who are not offered a choice.

11/05/2014 - 11:13am

A new study by a Florida State University researcher found that a new dietary supplement is superior to calcium and vitamin D when it comes to bone health.

11/05/2014 - 9:56am

As many as 60% of shoppers wait until November before they start their holiday gift buying, with 31% hitting the stores around Nov. 1 and 29% waiting until Black Friday.

11/04/2014 - 1:11pm

Boston Retail Partners on Monday released a survey that highlights the issue of social media and technology solutions to deliver the products consumers want in an uninterrupted shopping experience. 

11/03/2014 - 2:13pm

Coenzyme Q10 — a compound commonly sold as a dietary supplement — provides health benefits to persons suffering from Gulf War illness symptoms.

11/03/2014 - 2:07pm

“Mild” control of systolic pressure is adequate for adults age 65 or older.