12/13/2012 - 4:59pm

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and TV personality Samantha Harris have teamed up to announce the launch of "Let's Fight Holiday Fat" — a new, free online guide that provides weight maintenance support for Americans trying to squeeze in healthy eating and exercise this season.

12/13/2012 - 4:50pm

Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B brand is encouraging shoppers to consider providing the gift of a healthier smile to their loved ones this year and has partnered with O, The Oprah Magazine to offer hundreds of O readers the opportunity to try out the Professional Precision 5000 power toothbrush.

12/13/2012 - 4:42pm

Skin care brand Own — which recently launched in Duane Reade stores in New York City, followed by Whole Foods Market in the Northern California region — has developed an app that brings the power to measure and track the aging process to users’ fingertips.

12/13/2012 - 3:49pm

CVS Caremark executives expressed optimism going into 2013 and outlined its strategic growth framework, which leverages the company’s unique integrated model, during its annual Analyst Day held on Thursday in New York City.

12/13/2012 - 3:11pm

According to a new Wolters Kluwer Health survey, 80% of consumers believe the greater "consumerization" of health care — or the trend of individuals taking a greater and more active role in their own health care — is positive for Americans.

12/13/2012 - 2:57pm

The American Telemedicine Association, the leading nonprofit membership organization for remote medical services, is working with three minority legislative caucuses to educate lawmakers and introduce model legislation for telehealth in statehouses around the country.

12/13/2012 - 2:57pm

Holiday shoppers continued their quest for the perfect gifts during the week ended Dec. 8, according to ShopperTrak. Consumer activity drove a 7.8% increase in foot traffic and 6.5% increase in sales from the previous week.

12/13/2012 - 2:43pm

According to the National Retail Federation, eager holiday shoppers helped November retail sales increase 0.8% seasonally adjusted from October and increase 4.4% unadjusted year-over-year.

12/13/2012 - 2:23pm

Kashi, the natural food and lifestyle company, has introduced two USDA Certified organic cereals — Kashi Berry Fruitful and Kashi Black Berry Hills, both of which combine real organic fruit and whole grains.