August 28, 2015

Vaccine exemption levels for kindergarteners are low for most states and infant vaccination rates are high nationwide, according to the week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

August 28, 2015

Lifeway Foods, a supplier of kefir cultured dairy products, on Thursday announced that the company’s Protein Kefir product has expanded its distribution to Harris Teeter. 

August 26, 2015

Sermo, a social network for physicians, announced Wednesday that 69% of doctors think parents are either completely or mostly to blame for the childhood obesity epidemic.

August 25, 2015

AGEbeautiful announced a new product this week to cover up gray hairs and roots and add volume.

August 25, 2015

Mom and baby product maker UpSpring is showcasing two of its newest products here at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.

August 24, 2015

After years of research and billions of dollars in funding, the Human Genome Project has unlocked the complex mysteries of the human genome and unleashed a new era in personalized medicine and pharmaceutical research and development. And pharmacy retailers must get out in front of that gene-based drug revolution or risk being left behind.

August 20, 2015

Naturally sourced supplement company Mannatech on Wednesday introduced Manapol powder, an aloe vera gel extract, as a standalone product available only in the United States.

August 20, 2015

More and more cough-cold retailers are pulling their circular ad placements out of the back-to-school season and focusing their efforts on placement closer to an uptick in cough-cold demand, according to a recent ECRM webcast hosted by Drug Store News titled “Surviving the Cough-Cold Season: A Category Promotion Review.”

August 20, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the analgesics, digestives, VMS, cough-cold, sleep and first aid categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

August 20, 2015

The global kombucha market is expected to reach $1.8 billion by 2020, according to a MarketsandMarketsreport released Thursday.

August 20, 2015

Overall, there were $8.7 billion in sales of cough, cold and allergy products for the 52 weeks ended June 14 across U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI, and allergy remedies are driving that sales bus.

August 20, 2015

Sleeping remedy sales reached $446.3 million on 6.5% growth for the 52 weeks ended June 14 across total U.S. multi-outlets, according to IRI. And while the products sold may help consumers sleep at night, the category still is contributing a steady flow of dollars to OTC coffers.

August 20, 2015

When Procter & Gamble line extended its NyQuil brand identity into the sleep care aisle with the launch of ZzzQuil, the company did more than raise a few eyebrows. That launch awoke an entire category.

August 18, 2015

NeoStrata Company introduced the Exuviance Firm-NG6 Non-Acid Peel and the Exuviance Daily Acne Peel.

August 17, 2015

Jamieson Vitamins’ new program and partnership, called Share the Health, will provide 500,000 children worldwide with the essential vitamins.

August 14, 2015

Having recently rebranded its entire line of digestive aids, digestive care supplement company Renew Life is celebrating 10 years of its Ultimate Flora line of probiotics.

August 13, 2015

ProPhase expects to launch into the VMS space by the end of the year or early in 2016. 

August 12, 2015

The online guide includes information about the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of vaccines children routinely receive as well as a section with questions that parents are asking about vaccination.

August 12, 2015

Duralactin brand products contain an exclusive ingredient called MicroLactin, which stops neutrophil migration during the inflammatory process, according to Veterinary Products Laboratories.

August 11, 2015

geniVida has been shown in a double blind placebo controlled randomized clinical study to help reduce both the number and duration of hot flashes in healthy menopausal women, Doctor's Best noted. 

August 11, 2015

NeoStrata Company has launched two new Exuviance skin rejuvenating masks.

August 11, 2015

Vitamin Whey is the next generation in whey protein shakes with a proprietary formula offering whey protein, branched chain amino acids as well as a comprehensive blend of vitamins and minerals.

August 11, 2015

The Put Kids First campaign is a push for legislation doing away with the state’s law allowing nonmedical exemptions for vaccinations.

August 10, 2015

Experts from the CVS Health Research Institute, writing today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are calling for a reconsideration of treatment guidelines for high cholesterol as PCSK9 inhibitors hit the market.