February 20, 2013

Carma Laboratories announced fresh packaging across its Carmex lip balm line designed to attract attention with a vibrant yellow and red label.

February 20, 2013

Giant Food, joined by Feeding America food bank leaders, held a press conference to highlight the company's 2012 giving and announce Child Hunger Grants. Giant’s monetary and in-kind contributions exceeded $12 million.

February 14, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has granted special designation to a drug made by Eisai for treating thyroid cancer.

February 13, 2013

Natural skin care maker, Derma e unveiled its latest multifunctional natural product, Evenly Radiant BB Crème.

February 6, 2013

OraHealth has introduced a new treatment for dry mouth, the company said.

February 6, 2013

Oral-B announced the newest addition to its line of Professional Series power toothbrushes: the Deep Sweep Triaction toothbrush.

February 5, 2013

WebMD Health launched the WebMD Allergy app for the iPhone, a mobile resource that empowers consumers to take control of their allergies.

January 31, 2013

During the fall 2012 checkout scanning campaign at 45 Wegmans stores in New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, eastern Pennsylvania, and the Greater Rochester region of New York, hunger relief donations totaled $1.4 million, Wegmans reported.

January 25, 2013

Merck on Friday announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved the switch of Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin transdermal system, 3.9 mg/day) from prescription-only to nonprescription, creating a new category — overactive bladder in women — in the OTC area.

January 25, 2013

Wellco Brands on Thursday launched Healerz for Noses, a pain relief cream to soothe the skin under the nose that becomes irritated during cold and allergy season.

January 22, 2013

Lansinoh Laboratories announced that three of its products — Lansinoh HPA Lanolin, Lansinoh mOmma NaturalWave Nipple featuring the mOmma Feeding Bottle, and mOmma Spill-Proof Cup — have been awarded Parent Tested Parent Approved Seals of Approval by PTPA Media.

January 21, 2013

The BB cream craze continues as Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase is the latest beauty brand to jump aboard the bandwagon with its new Instant Perfecting B.B. Cream SPF 15, which is slated to be on shelf by mid-February.

January 18, 2013

DenTek has created the new Scrub Betweens dental pick to help remove plaque and food particles that get between teeth.

January 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administraiton has approved a drug for replacing clotting proteins in the blood for conditions in which patients have too little of them.

January 15, 2013

Xtreme Lashes is looking to revolutionize the way lash extension wearers manage their daily anti-aging eye care regimen with the new Total Eye Repair Serum, which is positioned as the first and only anti-aging eye care treatment compatible with semi-permanent 
eyelash extensions.

January 14, 2013

Egg allergies may no longer be a valid reason to not get a flu shot, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology announced Friday.

January 10, 2013

The Calma breastmilk feeding system from Medela, which helps emulate the breastfeeding experience for babies, is now available in major national retail stores, Medela announced Thursday.

January 9, 2013

Four-time NBA champion John Salley will be heading here next week to attend the ECRM Vitamin, Diet and Sports Nutrition conference in support of Natural Product Solutions.

December 14, 2012

Diabetes patients at Kroger pharmacies who have private insurance can pay $4 for blood-glucose test strips, the supermarket operator said.

December 11, 2012

This holiday season nail and lip color are expected to be hot holiday items, and consumers can expect to see an array of colors and textures in both categories this season, according to The NPD Group.

December 5, 2012

Even though many baby care products are manufactured "BPA-free," researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that bisphenol A, a chemical used in many consumer products, including plastic bottles and metal food and beverage cans, is common in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.

November 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Exelixis for treating thyroid cancer, the agency said.

November 29, 2012

Among those health conditions treated with OTCs, AccentHealth viewers reported that allergies, sinus/nasal congestion and pain — including back, muscle and menstrual — to be the most commonly suffered chronic conditions. And cold symptoms and headaches were the most commonly suffered acute conditions, according to an online survey of more than 900 AccentHealth viewers that was conducted in September.

As many as 95% reported that either themselves or someone in their household had a cold, 92% suffered from a cough or sore throat, and 91% experienced a headache. The top conditions suffered chronically by respondents included sinus/nasal congestion (90%), muscle ache/pain (87%) and allergy (87%).

November 29, 2012

When it comes to beauty — especially skin care and hair care — there’s no denying that African-Americans represent a tremendous opportunity for manufacturers and retailers.