January 21, 2015

Chris Salgardo, skin care expert, philanthropist and leader of the Kiehl's Since 1851 skin care brand, has inked a multi-book deal with the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, to provide grooming guidance and how-to advice for men of every age.

January 21, 2015

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson has issued a statement following the announcement of a new healthcare program in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and in recognition of ongoing Congressional initiatives related to healthcare innovation.

January 21, 2015

PepsiCo on Wednesday announced that its line of Mountain Dew Kickstart beverages will get two new flavors. The new additions — Pineapple Orange Mango and Strawberry Kiwi — combine the rush of a Mountain Dew beverage with fruit juice and coconut water.

 

January 21, 2015

Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser brand, has developed a fun guide of common germ alter egos.

January 21, 2015

Nail care company Red Carpet Manicure has announced the launch of the limited edition Cinderella Collection in partnership with Walt Disney for the release of the live-action version of “Cinderella” hitting theaters on March 13.

January 21, 2015

The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation has invested $2.4 million in the Conshohocken, Pa.-based start-up.

January 21, 2015

If its goal of expanding health coverage to more Americans is fully realized, the Affordable Care Act could end up pulling as many as 30 million more people into the ranks of the newly insured. That means rising prescription counts and more patients at pharmacy counters and in drug store aisles, but it also poses challenges in managing and educating patients about their benefits.

 

January 21, 2015

With specialty and biotech drugs claiming an ever-greater share of the pharmaceutical market and spawning a backlash from payers and patients over their high price tags, pharmacy operators are smack in the middle of a growing tug of war between the drug industry, the public and private health plans struggling to keep up with the new drug-cost paradigm.

January 21, 2015

With the development and use of innovative wearable health devices and smartphone health apps exploding, the decentralization of health care will likely reach a crescendo in 2015. Increasingly, consumers and physicians are embracing technologies that can continuously monitor a host of such physical conditions as heartbeat, lipid levels, medication adherence or motion — and wirelessly transmit the data to a host computer or smartphone. 

January 21, 2015

A survey of U.S. consumers found that 64% of Americans are willing to have doctor visits via video telehealth.

 

January 21, 2015

Procter & Gamble has expanded the responsibilities for senior executive David Taylor, who will oversee the company’s beauty business.

January 20, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the age indication for Natroba (spinosad) topical suspension 0.9% to include children 6 months of age and older who have head lice infestations (pediculosis capitis).

January 20, 2015

CareCam Health Systems, a vHealth technology firm offering a chronic care management software platform designed to promote patient adherence to prescribed therapy and seamless coordinated care, announced a strategic collaboration with the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation.

January 20, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Tuesday announced the addition of Susan Faust to their senior leadership team as VP specialty infusion and market development.

January 20, 2015

Eco Lips has introduced an organic lip treatment called Lip Scrub that gently exfoliates and polishes the skin for smooth, soft lips.

January 20, 2015

Estée Lauder has completed its acquisition of Glamglow, the Hollywood skin care brand focused on treatment masks designed to deliver camera-ready results.

January 20, 2015

Flu incidence has spread from the central United States and picked up across the West between Jan. 12 and Jan. 19.

 

January 20, 2015

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced Tuesday that Ralph Neas, president and CEO, would be stepping down from his position in the fall of 2015.

January 20, 2015

L'Oréal Paris has revealed The Brush Contest, an international makeup designer contest happening exclusively on YouTube.

January 20, 2015

Lay's brand announced the return of its popular "Do Us A Flavor" contest. Beginning today, fans can submit their ideas for the next potato chip flavor for a chance at nabbing a $1 million prize. But with the return of the contest comes a twist.

January 20, 2015

LifeScan on Tuesday introduced the new OneTouch Verio Blood Glucose Monitoring System that helps people with diabetes better understand their results without any extra effort.

January 20, 2015

Germany-based cosmetics manufacturer LR Health & Beauty has extended its contract with actor Bruce Willis through 2019.

January 20, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, under which MDP will acquire a majority interest in Walgreens Infusion Services. 

January 20, 2015

Menasha Packaging has collaborated with the Path to Purchase Institute on a new industry report that identifies leading-edge marketing practices that improve the effectiveness of shopper marketing investments.