April 4, 2012

Global Easter-themed chocolate product launches have increased 45% over the past year, according to new Mintel research.

April 4, 2012

Modella is gearing up for spring and summer with its latest collection of cosmetic and travel accessories that feature chic patterns and tones, bursts of magenta, mod florals and striking exotics.

April 4, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted official comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding its proposed rule on Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement using the average manufacturer price model.

April 4, 2012

Nutramax Labs, known for its glucosamine and chondroitin products, on Tuesday celebrated its 20th anniversary, the company announced.

April 4, 2012

A court has ruled that patents covering a drug used for overactive bladder are invalid, a company looking to launch a generic version of the drug said.

April 4, 2012

Pepsi Next is using social media for its latest marketing campaign.

April 4, 2012

A group that claims a membership of more than 20,000 pharmacies nationwide has appointed a new member to its leadership team.

April 4, 2012

Social media may have the ability to ease negative word-of-mouth impact, according to a leader in customer experience management solutions.

April 4, 2012

People ages 65 years and older reduced their volume of prescriptions, while those ages 19 to 25 years increased their use of prescription drugs as the healthcare-reform law allowed them to remain on their parents' insurance, according to a new report by IMS Health.

April 4, 2012

Safeway has partnered with the Go Green Initiative, an organization that supports environmental stewardship among schools, families, governments and businesses, to launch the first annual Go Green Glogster Earth Day contest.

April 4, 2012

Obesity adds more to healthcare costs than smoking does, according to a study published in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

April 4, 2012

Unilever is launching at retail in May its new Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy hair care line.

April 4, 2012

Walgreens posted March sales of $6 billion, a decrease of 4.3% compared with the same month in fiscal year 2011.

April 4, 2012

More employers continue to start wellness programs, and the majority of organizations with programs currently in place are looking to invest and expand, according to the "2011 Willis Health and Productivity Survey" by Willis North America's Human Capital Practice released Tuesday.

April 3, 2012

Drug maker Amylin Pharmaceuticals has filed for regulatory approval of a drug to treat diabetes and elevated triglycerides in the bloodstream in children and adults with a rare disorder.

April 3, 2012

Bainbridge & Knight on Tuesday announced the introduction of Lichi Super Fruit Super Probiotic, formulated with three strains of probiotic bacteria — Bifidobacterium lactis B1-04, BioOptima Saccharomyces boulardii and Lactospore.

April 3, 2012

Overall, the U.S. population has good levels of vitamin A and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the "Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition," released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

April 3, 2012

ECRM announced that a state-of-the-art center will be built in honor of its late leader Charlie Bowlus.

April 3, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday released draft guidance that ultimately will provide the public with previously unknown information about the chemicals in tobacco products and help prevent misleading marketing about the risks associated with tobacco products, the agency said.

April 3, 2012

Forest Labs has bought rights to a drug used for high blood pressure that it had marketed with a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, thus eliminating the need to pay future royalties.

April 3, 2012

Lansinoh is expanding its Momma bottle brand to aid mothers' breast-feeding routines.

April 3, 2012

Marsh Supermarkets on Tuesday recognized National Public Health Week with the introduction of a program to help people with diabetes better understand, manage and live with the disease — more than 9% of Indiana residents have been diagnosed with diabetes, the grocer noted.

April 3, 2012

Drug maker Merck has introduced a new program that's designed to provide resources and information to help patients with Type 2 diabetes commit to living a diabetes-friendly lifestyle.

April 3, 2012

Mylan has released a generic version of a drug used to treat a complication of certain chemotherapy regimens, the drug maker said Tuesday.