April 24, 2013

More than half of people with nasal allergies report problems sleeping, while slightly more than a third proactively treat their symptoms, according to a new survey.

April 24, 2013

Generic drug maker Hospira marked its fifth year marketing knock-off versions of biotech drugs in Europe Wednesday as it presented at the 2013 Biotechnology Industry Organization International Convention this week.

April 24, 2013

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen has launched an interactive educational website about diabetes for European healthcare professionals.

April 24, 2013

The U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market posted 3.4% growth in 2012, with sales signifying success for both key and niche industry players, according to recently published the Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Co. However, it is at the macro level that the flourishing personal care market is offering the most promise.

April 24, 2013

L'Oréal USA hosted 14 high school and 32 college students at its Fifth Avenue headquarters during spring break as part of its support for the New York Coalition of One Hundred Black Women's annual Role Model Program.

April 24, 2013

Palm Beach, Fl — NACDS Annual Meeting concluded here, Tuesday night, with the Board of Directors Dinner and the annual presentation of the industry’s lifetime achievement award.

Renamed the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 in honor of People’s Drug Stores’ Bud Fantle, the award was originally established in 1989 to recognize exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the industry.

April 24, 2013

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — in hair care appliances? Revlon thinks so and has launched a set of styling tools for the retail market dubbed Nano Diamond.

April 24, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that third-quarter sales rose 2% as net earnings per share rose 7%.

April 24, 2013

A dramatic jump in the rates of misuse of prescription stimulants over the past four years is linked to lax attitudes on the part of parents, according to a new study, though misuse and abuse of prescription opioids has remained flat.

April 24, 2013

Supervalu posted sales of $3.89 billion and a loss of $1.41 billion in fourth quarter 2013, the company said Wednesday.

April 24, 2013

Target will renovate libraries at more than two dozen schools in need across the country this year under a program that will also include book donations and technology upgrades, as well as the option to have a Target-supported food pantry built, the mass merchandise retailer said.

April 24, 2013

The Foundation for Health Smart Consumers has announced a major expansion of its smoking cessation initiative through the Inspire Program, which will launch at the annual Retail Clinician Education Congress held in May in Las Vegas.

April 24, 2013

Notice of nearby savings could bring smartphone owners into stores, according to a new survey.

April 23, 2013

Barbara's, a natural foods company, announced the expansion of its Snackimals product line to the cereal aisle with two flavors of cereal for kids.

April 23, 2013

Cardinal Health's philanthropic division is offering grants to organizations for programs to prevent abuse and misuse of prescription drugs.

April 23, 2013

Clif Bar and Company announced the launch of a new protein bar to expand the company's offering to 10, 20 and 30 g protein bars.

April 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a second product in BD's new line of injectable drugs, the company said Tuesday.

April 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has launched an interactive map that allows users to find licensed online pharmacies by searching through states' board of pharmacy databases.

April 23, 2013

It’s tough enough to be afflicted with one of the more than 7,000 rare and poorly understood diseases that plague the world’s population, but patients who fall victim to one or more of those conditions also have to cope with the emotional, physical and financial toll that comes with them.

April 23, 2013

Hawaiian Tropic has retired its Miss Hawaiian Tropic Bikini Contests and is looking for a woman who will serve as the "new face" of the brand, which is owned by Energizer Personal Care, a division of Energizer Holdings.

April 23, 2013

Inergetics will distribute its Bikini Ready Weight Loss Lifestyle and SlimTrim diet brands through a Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain, the company said Tuesday.

April 23, 2013

An armed robber allegedly stole sensitive electronic information on pharmacy customers from a Kmart store in Little Rock, Ark., last month, the mass merchandise retailer said.

April 23, 2013

Luna, maker of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, today introduced Luna Carrot Cake, the newest offering in the line of snacks with select essential nutrients for women.

April 23, 2013

Unnecessary spending related to medications totaled nearly half a trillion dollars last year, and much of that was in the poorest states in the country, according to pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts.