March 8, 2013

Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. is launching a new chewing gum that comes with a kick.

March 7, 2013

Bounty, a Proctor and Gamble brand, has unveiled the new DuraTowel, a cloth-like paper towel designed to use instead of reusing dishcloths, which the company said can redeposit millions of germs after just one use.

March 7, 2013

The percentage of adults in the United States who say they want to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diets reached a new high this January, according to a new study.

March 7, 2013

Heel on Thursday announced the launch of the Reboost cold and flu product line and new packaging for the Traumeel pain relief product line.

March 7, 2013

Morton Salt on Thursday introduced a new line of Natural Epsom salt products, marking its first foray into the health and beauty category.

March 7, 2013

Nelsons launched Rescue Pearls, dissolvable gel capsules that provide relief from daily stress.

March 7, 2013

Safeway offered a glimpse of its new wellness platform, slated to launch in the second quarter, to analysts during the chain's 2013 investor conference.

March 6, 2013

Bartell Drugs is sponsoring "Health and Beauty" events this month at dozens of its stores, the regional retail pharmacy chain said.

March 6, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition announced the addition of six new members, including voting members Evolva Nutrition and NutraGenesis and associate members American Nurse Practitioner Foundation, HFL Sport Science, Intertek Cantox and Loeb & Loeb.

March 6, 2013

Dermablend announced the new Quick-Fix Illuminator, a multipurpose concealer and highlighter that brightens the complexion of the skin with the click of a pen.

March 6, 2013

Nestle's Gerber division has introduced a line of mix-and-match foods for toddlers, the company said Wednesday.

March 6, 2013

Health and wellness products retailer GNC is sponsoring a 12-week effort to encourage consumers to transform eating and exercise habits for long-term weight management, the company said.

March 6, 2013

GNC named Scott O'Hara to its board of directors.

March 6, 2013

Hamacher Resource Group will present a session about pharmacy layout, design and OTC merchandising principles to first-year students at Campbell University's pharmacy school, the retail consumer healthcare industry market research firm said Wednesday.

March 6, 2013

MOM Brands announced new additions to its brand portfolio with Spooners ready-to-eat cereals. They are available in Mixed Berry Multigrain, Cinnamon Multigrain, Frosted Multigrain and Chocolate with Chocolate Chips.

March 6, 2013

Snack maker Snyder Lance has introduced a new Cape Cod brand potato chip flavor to its reduced-fat line of chips: 40% Less Fat Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper.

March 6, 2013

Acura Pharmaceuticals announced that its next-generation pseudoephedrine with abuse-deterrent technology will now be stocked by North Carolina's Kerr Drug.

March 6, 2013

The Nutritional Magnesium Association noted magnesium is an essential nutrient that helps absorb necessary nutritional supplements like vitamin D or calcium in response to a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force report that suggested supplementing with these ingredients may not help prevent bone fractures in postmenopausal women, while also increasing the risk of kidney stones.

March 6, 2013

Prescription-only pseudoephedrine laws result in well more than $278 million in additional burdens to taxpayers, according to a study published by Matrix Global Advisors.

March 6, 2013

Nearly 98% of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists trust and recommend over-the-counter medicines to their patients, according to a new survey released Wednesday by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

March 5, 2013

Abbott on Monday introduced a new line of nutrition bars for active kids branded Kidz ZonePerfect.

March 5, 2013

LaRoche-Posay skin care company is challenging its fans to start something new in their life and to be confident in their clear skin with the new Clear Commitments contest, a movement created to inspire people to make "clear" and simple commitments for themselves on a new challenge they want to accomplish this year.

March 5, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Downy and ZzzQuil brands have joined forces to help consumers create an environment that is conducive for falling asleep in time for National Sleep Awareness Week March 3-10.

March 4, 2013

Beiersdorf has introduced its new Nivea Lip Butter line, which includes shea butter and almond oil, the beauty product company said.