03/18/2014 - 9:33am

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Seattle-based Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the National Institutes of Health and Mars, Inc. plan to partner on the largest research trial to date that will investigate the heart-health benefits of cocoa flavanols and multivitamins, the groups announced Monday.

03/17/2014 - 1:44pm

Sales of the U.S. OTC market in 2013 were up 3% to $23.5 billion at the manufacturer's level, according to a blog on research firm Kline's site posted Monday.

03/17/2014 - 1:38pm

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved a supplemental new drug application for Eliquis (apixaban). The drug is a preventive treatment for deep vein thrombosis, which can lead to pulmonary embolism for patients who have had hip or knee replacement surgery.

03/17/2014 - 1:32pm

As part of research funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, a recent study found that Google Flu Trend may not be all it's cracked up to be.

03/17/2014 - 12:28pm

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a coffee and tea retailer, announced the introduction of four coffee varieties for the Keurig K-Cup Brewing System. The new offerings highlight some of the company's most popular selections as well as new blends that were created specifically for the Keurig system.

03/17/2014 - 12:04pm

The Hain Celestial Group, a supplier of organic and natural products, introduced Garden of Eatin' Butternut Squash Corn Tortilla Chips.

03/17/2014 - 11:44am

The legislature is mulling a bill that would alter the structure of Florida’s Board of Pharmacy, raising from one to three the number of seats for pharmacists representing both smaller and larger pharmacies, according to the Associated Press.

03/17/2014 - 11:39am

An educational briefing, “Widespread Nutrient Shortfalls: A Public Health Crisis?” was held for Capitol Hill staffers Friday by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry — the American Herbal Products Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association and the United Natural Products Alliance.

03/17/2014 - 11:14am

To help guys during March Madness, Unilever’s Dove Men+Care is running throughout the 2014 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship a new campaign that will shine a spotlight on basketball’s top decision makers, the manufacturer has announced.