November 2, 2016

The flu vaccination service is under the responsibility of a nurse or a pharmacist, depending on the province in which the store is located, the Jean Coutu Group noted.

November 2, 2016

Commissioned by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the study looks at how much patients, employers and payers would pay for prescription-only DXM over a 10-year window.

November 1, 2016

Mars is expanding the distribution of its popular cocoa extract supplement.

November 1, 2016

As of Nov. 1, all new scooter and power chair purchases from Drive DeVilbiss will carry a one-year warranty on batteries and a two-year warranty on electronics.

November 1, 2016

Veru Healthcare will manage the pharma and consumer health divisions and The Female Health Company will manage the global Public Health sector FC2 business.

November 1, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is consolidating its medical device divisions under one umbrella to better serve its hospital customers,  mirroring how  J&J builds upon its relationship with retail giant Walmart, Gary Pruden, J&J’s executive vice president and worldwide chairman for medical devices, told MedCity News Monday. “I have more than a dozen companies in the U.S. for example and in the past, they would all go to the hospital system provider separately. They all have separate P&Ls, they all operate independently, they all go separately,” he said. “We made a conscious decision and actually this year we integrated all the different business into one single P&L and I have one single strategic account management group in the U.S.” (MedCity News)

November 1, 2016

Emerson, class of '75, graduated with a degree in business administration and went on to a successful career in the healthcare industry before founding the Emerson Group.

October 31, 2016

At the program’s launch in 2006, CRN urged the dietary supplement industry to police the advertising marketplace through an industry campaign headlined “There’s a new sheriff in town. You!”

October 31, 2016

Colin Mackenzie was appointed Region Head, GSK Consumer Healthcare in October 2016 and has been leading the North American business since 2011.

October 31, 2016

As part of the partnership, Ansell will donate $0.50 from each sale of its 12-count custom box to the Movember Foundation (up to $50,000).

October 31, 2016

According to UNICEF, 19.4 million children missed out on basic vaccines needed to stay healthy last year. Almost one third of deaths among children under five are preventable by vaccines.

October 31, 2016

The 2016 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements found that the five most popular supplements are the multivitamin, vitamin D, vitamin C, calcium and vitamin B/B complex.

October 28, 2016

Each of the more than 360 KidCents charities, located in communities served by Rite Aid, will receive a $5,000 grant to support programs that improve the health and well-being of children in their communities.

October 28, 2016

By the end of the year, GNC plans to deconstruct its pricing strategy, streamline its supply chain and digitize its marketing outreach, all in hopes of recapturing a supplement consumer who's migrated to other channels.

October 28, 2016

Fungi-Nail Nailner is a nail-whitening pen that can be used along with anti-fungal treatment to help whiten discolored fungal nails.

October 28, 2016

The primary challenges for the CPG industry operating in the natural and specialty space have been a lack of store-level visibility and the significant expense of supplying brand representatives in stores.

October 27, 2016

Coty launched Sally Hansen Color Therapy with an event at Manhattan’s Kimpton Eventi Hotel, where Drug Store News spoke to Coty executives, including SVP North America Shannon Curtin, about the launch of a product combining nail care and color.

October 27, 2016

Sea-Band has recently launched two new products – ginger gum and ginger lozenges – incorporating this traditional herbal medicine to alleviate nausea.

October 27, 2016

Green prescriptions are based on the newest research in lifestyle medicine showing that stress management, nutrition, fitness and social support can reverse the majority of chronic health issues.

October 27, 2016

NEW YORK - The giant AT&T-Time Warner merger may bring individualized ads - already commonplace on such streaming services as Hulu or YouTube - to network television, The New York Times reported Wednesday. "If you believe in a future where the very, very fine targeting of households or individuals with specific messaging makes economic sense to do at scale, what this merger does is enable that by making more audience available to target in that way,” Rob Norman, chief digital officer of WPP's GroupM, told The Times. “The question will be: What is the premium for addressability for that level of targeting that the advertiser is willing to pay?” (The New York Times)

October 26, 2016

The most notable ADA recommendation calls for three or more minutes of light activity, such as walking, leg extensions or overhead arm stretches, every 30 minutes during prolonged sedentary activities for improved blood sugar management.

October 26, 2016

Seven states have been identified for focused efforts and educational support: Arkansas, Louisiana, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

October 26, 2016

More than four in 10 (43%) holiday shoppers surveyed expect they will use retailers' "buy online, pick up in store" feature, Deloitte reported.

October 26, 2016

Today’s connected consumer is plugged-in to a variety of technologies to keep them moving forward in an increasingly digital world – and wearable technologies are fueling that trend – according to new research released by the Global Market Development Center on Tuesday.