Vestcom on Tuesday launched VitaAisles, a shopper-friendly, comprehensive in-store education program designed to support consumer demand for health information regarding vitamins, minerals and supplements.
A new report gives low marks to the United States in the health of its citizens, finding that Americans have higher rates of injury and disease and die sooner than their counterparts in other developed countries.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday advised consumers not to purchase or use “MAXILOSS Weight Advanced” — a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various web sites, including DreamLifeWeightLoss.com, and in some retail stores.
ProPhase Labs recently announced that its Cold-Eeze Cold Remedy will be sponsoring a New Jersey television personality to help raise money for Camp Sunshine, a retreat in Casco, Maine for kids with life threatening illnesses and their families.
A Congressional committee is looking into allegations that a compounding pharmacy industry association may have taught pharmacists how to sidestep requests for samples from the Food and Drug Administration, according to published reports.
The state health department in Massachusetts has made changes to the state's pharmacy board and leveled sanctions against three pharmacies in the wake of a nationwide meningitis outbreak traced to a compounding pharmacy in the state, the department said.
Among children who took part in a recent study on the use of hand sanitizer in an environment with limited access to clean water, diarrhea cases were reduced by 30% and respiratory illnesses by more than 11%, GOJO Industries noted in a release issued Tuesday.
CVS/pharmacy on Monday announced its annual in-store fundraiser for the ninth year to support the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign, a holiday program that raises awareness and funds for the research and care provided at St. Jude.
Perhaps the iconic scene at the end of Ridley Scott’s 1991 movie “Thelma & Louise” — with Gina Davis’ and Susan Sarandon’s characters hurdling into the Grand Canyon in a green convertible — is a good metaphor for what’s happening in the generic drug industry these days.
Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg is asking Congress to give the agency more power to regulate compounding pharmacies amid a national meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts-based compounding pharmacy that has claimed dozens of lives nationwide.
Recent research from the Rothman Institute at Jefferson has shown aspirin to be just as effective in preventing clots — specifically pulmonary emboli, life-threatening blood clots that can develop in the arteries of the lungs following joint replacement surgery — Thomas Jefferson University announced Wednesday.