October 19, 2012

Star Nutrition on Wednesday added the TEC-3 arm and calf sleeves to its Incrediwear line.

October 19, 2012

Blood glucose monitoring is associated with reduced A1C levels and greater adherence to medication in Type 2 diabetes patients who do not take insulin, according to a study published in the September issue of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.

October 18, 2012

Jondo-USA, a maker of personalized photo and decor products, is making it easy for consumers to create and order framed prints from their smartphone and digital camera photos with the new Snapbox framed prints.

October 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug for hot flashes from Depomed, the drug maker said.

October 16, 2012

Crunchmaster has added kid-friendly snack crisps to its lineup of gluten-free crackers.

October 16, 2012

H.D. Smith, one of the largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in the United States, announced plans to acquire Valley Wholesale Drug in a merger agreement transaction.

October 15, 2012

More than half of consumers say they plan to spend $500 or more on gifts this holiday season, slightly more than what they planned on spending in 2011, according to PriceGrabber’s winter holiday shopping survey.

October 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a drug made by Roche division Genentech.

October 12, 2012

An article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine examines the role that impulse marketing and customer psychology in supermarkets contributes to obesity and related health problems.

October 11, 2012

Anyone with pets knows that the challenge of getting them to swallow pills is up there with giving them baths.

October 11, 2012

A coalition — which includes the California Medical Association, the California Dental Association, California Pharmacists Association, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, California Association of Medical Product Suppliers, AIDS Healthcare Foundation and American Medical Response — continues to work to block the state of California from cutting Medi-Cal reimbursement rates by 10%.

October 11, 2012

Safeway's approach to multi-channel retailing — a shopping app fielding personalized, targeted promotions to members of its growing Just for U loyalty program — represents the foundation for future growth, executives noted during a conference call with analysts Thursday morning.

October 10, 2012

Waxelene, a petroleum jelly alternative, now is being sold in Bed Bath & Beyond retail stores, the company has announced.

October 9, 2012

99 Cents Only announced its official search for retail property on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif.

October 9, 2012

Depilatories are experiencing double-digit growth, according to 52-week data ended Sept. 9 from SymphonyIRI Group, and Nad’s is looking to snap up some sales with its new Nose Wax for men and women.

October 9, 2012

A group pushing to increase the number of people vaccinated against influenza has a deal with a Midwestern retailer to encourage vaccination in the region.

October 8, 2012

Safeway on Monday announced that Russ Jackson, Safeway SVP human resources, has been named by Human Resource Executive magazine to the influential 2012 HR Honor Roll.

October 8, 2012

Pacific World's at-home gel polish brand SensatioNail has announced the launch of SensatioNail French manicure gel polish in clear and sheer pink, and French manicure tips.

October 3, 2012

Clif Bar is bringing its iced gingerbread, peppermint stick and spice pumpkin pie energy bars to store shelves.

October 3, 2012

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has become an in-network provider with TriWest, the Western region plan contractor for Tricare — the healthcare insurance program for Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families.

October 2, 2012

Safeway has launched a personal call to action that directly involves and rewards employees and shoppers.

October 1, 2012

Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., of the Silicon Valley is preparing to introduce legislation that will create a new division within the Food and Drug Administration to govern fast-developing healthcare applications, according to a report published by Kaiser Health News last week.

October 1, 2012

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has set the world record for the most flu shots given in a single day, the organization said Monday.

October 1, 2012

Nature’s Gate, a maker of natural skin care products, has developed the new Nature’s Gate Baby Soothing Shampoo & Wash.