May 4, 2012

According to Biotab Nutraceuticals chief marketing officer Robert Wilhovsky, there is seasonality within sleep aids. Biotab fielded the No. 3 sleep aid Alteril in food, drug and mass (without Walmart) with dollar growth of more than 126% for the 12 weeks ended April 15, according to SymphonyIRI Group data. Drug Store News caught up with Wilhovsky to talk about how Biotab approaches the overall sleep category, and how the company helps drive its sleep aid solution through key selling periods.

February 27, 2015

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have generated enough funds to help more than 37.5 million children to date.

 

February 26, 2015

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made a unanimous recommendation for use of meningococcal group B vaccines to vaccinate high-risk groups in the United States.

February 26, 2015

Sanofi expands its portfolio of insulin therapy products with the introduction of the once-daily, long-acting Toujeo. 

February 24, 2015

An American Academy of Neurology study found that people who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes. 

February 23, 2015

Vitamin supporting fertility health included in 52nd Annual Publicists Guild Awards swag bag last week. 

February 23, 2015

A centralized notification system for immunization reminders would significantly improve childhood immunization rates, according to a study pubished in  JAMA Pediatrics

February 20, 2015

FDA makes direct-to-consumer genetic testing easier to bring to market. 

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

February 13, 2015

During this webcast, ECRM lead business intelligence analyst Tanie Andraos discusses findings from ECRM Data's Ad Comparisons research covering the cough-cold category, highlighting trends in retailer and brand circular strategies and tactics.

February 12, 2015

In honor of American Heart Month, Omron Healthcare and AliveCor are empowering people to take charge of their health through precise technology. 

February 11, 2015

Iron supplementation found to reduce time of recovery for blood donors, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study. 

February 11, 2015

Sam's Club will be showing its love to its customers this Valentine's Day with the offering of a free heart health screening.

February 10, 2015

The Wall Street Journal on Sunday reported that DexCom, a medical-device maker, is developing a diabetes glucose monitoring app to be compatible with the Apple Watch.

February 10, 2015

From Jan. 1 to Feb. 6, 2015, 121 people from 17 states and Washington D.C. were reported to have measles.

February 10, 2015

As many as 85% of working women are focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle or losing weight.

February 10, 2015

A new study funded by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation and conducted by Stanford School of Medicine researchers has found that loratadine may be able to help treat Lyme disease.

February 9, 2015

Onco360 on Monday announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as a limited-distribution pharmacy network participant for Ibrance (palbociclib), Pfizer’s recently approved product for certain breast cancers.

February 6, 2015

Prestige Brands will be resuming healthcare professional marketing programs in support of its Monistat vaginal treatments.

February 5, 2015

In light of the renewed discussions on the efficacy and safety of childhood vaccinations, The American Pharmacists Association issued a statement on the important role childhood and lifespan vaccinations play in protecting personal and public health.

February 5, 2015

Merck earlier this week announced that Belsomra (suvorexant) is now available at pharmacies in the United States for the treatment of insomnia.

February 5, 2015

GoJo Industries is expanding its hand sanitizer position with a new purchase opportunity — one that’s mom-friendly, serves an on-the-go need and is incremental to the category — with its launch of Purell Wipes into retail.

February 5, 2015

The National Sleep Foundation recently issued its new recommendations for appropriate sleep durations. 

February 5, 2015

The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance on Wednesday announced the results of the first salary survey for retail dietitians.