December 20, 2013

The New York City Council has voted to ban electronic cigarettes in such public venues as bars, restaurants, beaches, parks and office buildings, according to published reports.

December 20, 2013

Rite Aid is extending store hours and featuring gift items as the holiday shopping season comes to an end, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

December 19, 2013

Balance Bar on Thursday asked Americans to join them in taking the Balance Bar Pledge, an anti-resolutions pledge that encourages people to skip the tradition of setting overly ambitious and sometimes unachievable goals and instead make one small step each month that supports their health, wellness and overall happiness.

December 19, 2013

E'Shee Clinical Esthetic on Thursday announced the launch of Alpha and Omega, a new gene-therapy eye cream designed to target wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness and sagging skin.

December 19, 2013

Good to Go recently launched a solution formulated to help prevent traveler’s constipation.

December 19, 2013

Meda has signed an agreement to acquire ZpearPoint AS, including global rights to its main product, EB24, an OTC line for treating dental erosion.

December 19, 2013

Abuse of the cough ingredient dextromethorphan among high school seniors is down, according to this year’s Monitoring the Future survey, which measures drug use and attitudes among the nation’s eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders.

December 19, 2013

The long-standing partnership between Rite Aid and nutritional products retailer GNC is being extended through the end of the decade.

December 18, 2013

Blue Diamond Growers, an almond processing and marketing company, announced the results of a recent national survey by Harris Interactive which provided a closer look at Americans' New Year's resolutions.

December 18, 2013

Kashi has announced the launch of Crunchy Granola and Seed Bars in two flavors.

December 18, 2013

Kiss Products, manufacturers and global distributors of nail products, introduced their new logo and packaging, further reinforcing the brand's position as a leader in the industry, the company said.

December 18, 2013

L'Oréal USA has introduced a new app for owners of a device that allows them to use tablet-like apps on television through an Internet connection.

December 18, 2013

For peanut butter cup lovers, the New Year will mark not only a fresh start but also a chance to dig into Butterfinger's newest confection.

December 18, 2013

Procter & Gamble's Olay unit has introduced two new additions to its White Radiance collection of products, the company said.

December 18, 2013

Midwestern supermarket chain Hy-Vee will renovate 50 of its stores to include casual dining and cocktails, according to published reports.

December 18, 2013

Sibu Beauty, a skin care and supplement line made from the sea buckthorn berry, announced the Sibu Seven Omega 7 Pure Line. The product boasts the most potent, natural form of omega-7 (palmitoleic acid), the company said.

December 18, 2013

Respiratory Syncytial Virus appears to cause milder illness than influenza in adults age 50 or older, researchers at Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation announced,

December 18, 2013

As consumers are reaching the final days to squeeze in their holiday shopping, Target has announced some last-minute deals.

December 17, 2013

In response to the study "Long-Term Multivitamin Supplementation and Cognitive Function in Men: The Physicians' Health Study II," and the editorial "Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements," published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday released two video statements.

December 17, 2013

To help CPG manufacturers and retailers identify and leverage the varying shopper beliefs about health and nutrition, IRI has released the first NutriLink segmentation study, which classifies U.S. consumers into six groups based on their behavior and attitudes toward health, diet and nutrition, as well as their demographics.

December 17, 2013

IRI on Tuesday released SilverLink, a new report that segments the U.S. population ages 50 years and older based on demographics; attitudes toward aging, health and wellness; shopping behavior; and lifestyle habits.

December 17, 2013

During Friday's episode of ABC's "Shark Tank," Noot! Nutrition announced a $4 million distribution deal with Walgreens that will see its RuckPack eneregy drink shot distributed across the chain's more than 8,600-store base.

December 17, 2013

Sam's Club is offering some extra holiday cheer for shoppers who are looking to buy last-minute gifts and save some money in the process.

December 17, 2013

Wahl announced Cuts for a Cause, a new program that will support the growing number of organizations and individuals who engage in charitable head-shaving and facial hair growing.