March 2, 2012

Numi Organic Tea has introduced five new tea blends to its existing lineup of Pu-erh organic tea.

March 2, 2012

To help Americans walk more, Omron Healthcare and Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the book "20 Years Younger," on Friday teamed to create four new videos to encourage Americans to put a spring in their step and start tracking their progress daily.

March 2, 2012

An organization representing independent retail pharmacies is criticizing a new ad by a pharmacy benefit manager industry group, calling the ad "irresponsible."

March 2, 2012

Perrigo announced that it has initiated market launch and made its first shipments of minoxidil 5% foam, which is a generic version of Rogaine 5% foam hair regrowth treatment, to its retail and wholesale customers. Minoxidil 5% foam is marketed under store- or own-label brands.

March 2, 2012

The highest circulation of any health magazine in America. That's a major commitment when you think how hard consumer magazines have been hit in recent years.

March 2, 2012

Scentsy Wickless has expanded its line to include new personal and laundry care fragrance products.

March 2, 2012

General merchandise retailers Shopko and Pamida have completed their merger that will create a $3 billion company that serves largely rural communities in 22 states.

March 2, 2012

Television producer and fashion journalist Rodner Figueroa is sharing his secret to a white smile on the set of the new Colgate Optic White commercial in Miami.

March 2, 2012

A generic drug maker has launched its version of an Abbott Labs drug.

March 2, 2012

According to various surveys and articles on the topic, television networks love reality TV. After all, a reality TV show is cheaper — $100,000 to $500,000 per episode, according to some estimates — and simpler to produce than a show with a script, multiple sets and special effects. And to boot, it gets a lot of viewers. But regardless of their benefits to big media companies, reality TV shows also have a habit of influencing culture, which UnitedHealth Group and Comcast hope to use to their advantage.

March 2, 2012

There is one key takeaway from Fast Company's naming of Walgreens as one of the industry's most innovative companies — Walgreens wasn't classified under the industry banner of "retailer," but under the industry banner of "health care."

March 2, 2012

Walmart said Thursday it is continuing its annual tradition of increasing shareholder payout by raising its dividend by 9%.

March 2, 2012

Watson has launched an authorized generic drug for treating postmenopausal women, the company said Friday.

March 1, 2012

The American Diabetes Association said it is urging people with diabetes who currently are taking a statin to continue their medication unless instructed otherwise by their healthcare provider.

March 1, 2012

Blue Bunny is bringing new ice cream innovations to freezer aisles nationwide.

March 1, 2012

Chapman University and Keck Graduate Institute are set to establish a school of biopharmacy at the KGI campus in Claremont, Calif.

March 1, 2012

Endo's parent company is looking to change its name and will integrate four of its operating units, the drug maker said Thursday.

March 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first flu vaccine to prevent four strains of the influenza virus.

March 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved two new drugs for pancreatic disorders, the agency said Thursday.

March 1, 2012

General Mills has acquired natural snacks company Food Should Taste Good.

March 1, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare's Halo oral antiseptic on Wednesday evening received Best Product honors from ECRM for the 2012 Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS conference.

March 1, 2012

Concord Keystone has introduced a new portable battery pack designed for Android smartphones and Apple products, including iPhones and iPods.

March 1, 2012

Despite recording an increase in total and identical-store sales during fourth quarter 2011, Kroger reported a net loss due to costs associated with consolidating its pension plan for union workers.

March 1, 2012

Among consumers who eat ethnic food at home, two-thirds of them said authenticity is the utmost important ingredient, according to new Mintel research.