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.

12/13/2012 - 2:23pm

Makers of Cold-EEZE, Prophase Labs, a leader in OTC natural cold remedies, has announced its support for the Daily News Readers' "Care to Feed the Hungry Canned Food Drive."

12/13/2012 - 2:01pm

Aquafina and Emmy-nominated "Project Runway" are teaming up to launch the "Aquafina Pure Challenge," a competition that invites consumers, including aspiring designers, to celebrate the pure essence of who they are by submitting an original Aquafina-inspired design.

12/13/2012 - 2:00pm

The No. 1 ranked weight-management bar in the natural channel, thinkThin, is now available in select Target locations throughout the United States, the company announced Thursday.

12/13/2012 - 1:41pm

Target announced plans to open a new store in Baltimore by October 2013. The retail giant has said approximately 200 new team members will be hired for the new location, part of the Canton Crossing Shopping Center on Boston Street.