November 9, 2011

Retailers are gearing up for the holiday seasons, and have every intent of coaxing their shoppers into filling a shopping cart, such as this one at a central Pennsylvania Rite Aid.

November 9, 2011

Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe flu shots prevent the flu, but only half plan to get the shot this year, according to the "Safeway Seasonal Wellness Survey," conducted by Kelton Research.

November 9, 2011

Teenagers that consume a fiber-rich diet are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

November 8, 2011

A beverage can supplier has introduced a new can in the North America market.

November 8, 2011

Energizer announced that its VP and general counsel will retire.

November 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a website for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other “sharps” that are used at home, at work and while traveling.

November 8, 2011

M-Edge Accessories recently debuted new iPad 2 accessories that show off the devices in military style.

November 8, 2011

To celebrate the release of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3," Mountain Dew has announced a sweepstakes where consumers can receive a chance to play the video game with three friends on a stadium screen.

November 8, 2011

Skin care company Murad, whose products are sold at several locations, including Sephora and Ulta, has named Beverly Parsons as COO.

November 8, 2011

Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition on Tuesday launched an enhanced bottle design across its Boost Complete Nutritional Drink line that's grip-friendly, lightweight and that features a no-foil, easy-to-open top.

November 8, 2011

In support of its Wet Ones antibacterial hand wipes, Playtex Products on Tuesday introduced the "Twice as Handy Cough-and-Cold Season Guide," which features germ-fighting advice from microbiologist Benjamin Tanner, as well as practical tips for moms from parenting guru Stacy DeBroff.

November 7, 2011

Diaper brand Huggies announced it is the founding sponsor of a national nonprofit dedicated to helping raise awareness of diaper need, build capacity of diaper banks and close the diaper gap in America.

November 7, 2011

Fitness expert and personal trainer Jari Love is set to release the latest "Get Ripped!" workout product.

November 7, 2011

Kiss My Face, a maker of natural personal care, has named Steve Michaelson as CEO.

November 7, 2011

Mars Retail Group is introducing M&M's gifts in time for the holidays.

November 7, 2011

The majority of Hispanics in the United States believe that more information about good oral health habits, access to affordable oral health care, and more Hispanic and Spanish-speaking dentists and dental hygienists in their communities would help them "a lot" in achieving better oral health. That’s according to the findings of a national survey led by the Hispanic Dental Association and sponsored by Procter & Gamble brands Crest and Oral-B.

November 7, 2011

The first study to report the effects vitamin D has on the immune system of people with lupus was unveiled Saturday at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago.

November 7, 2011

Kraft reportedly is gearing up to roll out a caffeinated version of its liquid water enhancer brand MiO, according to published reports.

November 7, 2011

Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Sarasota, Fla.-based WellSpring Pharmaceutical, the private equity firm said Monday.

November 7, 2011

Sweet'N Low and Olympic athlete Dominique Dawes have joined forces to address the growing diabetes epidemic in honor of National Diabetes Month.

November 7, 2011

Swiffer has kicked off a new promotion that encourages consumers to show off rooms in their home that meet a new standard of clean.

November 7, 2011

Tobacco companies received a favorable ruling Monday and as a consequence will not have to institute new graphics that depicted images like diseased smokers on their packaging next year.

November 7, 2011

October sure was a busy month for news in the drug channel. It began in earnest on Oct. 1, the day CVS’ new president officially began his new job. Before the month was over, CVS’ chief merchant left to become president of Family Dollar, and his responsibilities would be carved up between three key executives.

November 4, 2011

Bolthouse Farms has overhauled its salad dressing line to include less calories and fat, as well as two new flavors.