09/20/2013 - 9:48am

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2013 Tips From Former Smokers campaign produced more than 150,000 additional calls to 1-800-QUIT-NOW, a number that links callers to their state quitlines, according to a report in last week's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

09/20/2013 - 9:08am

Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization, along with long-standing donor partner Procter and Gamble, revealed results of a new study showing many families with children struggle to afford basic, non-food household goods, including products related to personal care, household care and baby care.

09/20/2013 - 9:05am

Perrigo Co. has hired a former Food and Drug Administration official for its regulatory department, the drug maker said.

09/20/2013 - 9:02am

Clif Bar & Co. has been named one of the best workplaces in the United States by Great Place to Work.

09/20/2013 - 8:23am

True Drinks, a healthy beverage supplier, announced this week the expansion of its distribution network for the vitamin-enriched Aquaball kids drink into major retail markets.

09/19/2013 - 2:58pm

A trade group for the generic pharmaceutical industry is hoping the Food and Drug Administration will allow biosimilars to share the same generic names as their branded biologic counterparts, saying that giving biosimilars their own generic names would not enhance safety.

09/19/2013 - 1:00pm

A company that makes vending machine-like systems has a new business: medical and recreational marijuana.

09/19/2013 - 10:35am

Sanofi's vaccines division is targeting people who have not received vaccinations against flu this season in an effort to encourage them to do so.

09/19/2013 - 8:07am

Prestige Brands released PediaCare Single Dose Acetaminophen Fever Reducer/Pain Reliever — the only pre-measured acetaminophen in individual, squeezable packets perfect for anytime dosing, according to the company.