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.

November 4, 2011

Chobani is forging ahead with its strategic growth initiative by opening a second domestic manufacturing plant.

November 4, 2011

Coty Prestige, a division of Coty, has inked a deal with MG Icon, a joint venture between Madonna, Guy Oseary and Iconix Brand Group, to launch Madonna’s first fragrance.

November 4, 2011

Hamacher Resource Group on Friday named George Lisenbe as the marketing and research firm's new director of sales.

November 4, 2011

Jelly Belly recently was thrust into the spotlight as part of a stop-motion music video, which featured more than a quarter of a million of the brand's jelly beans.

November 4, 2011

Net revenues for Kraft Foods realized an 11.5% boost, the company reported in its third-quarter earnings release.

November 4, 2011

Skin care company Murad has announced the launch of its new rapid age spot and pigment lightening serum, an enhanced, next-generation formula of the age spot and pigment lightening gel that targets, treats and prevents unwanted discoloration on the skin.

November 4, 2011

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association last week teamed up with the American Medical Association in a joint op-ed published in Roll Call that called for the repeal of the over-the-counter prescription requirement for flexible spending accounts.

November 3, 2011

Case-Mate is touting an "ultra-protective tough case" for the iPhone.

November 3, 2011

Walt Disney Studios has expanded its lineup of "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" videos.

November 3, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Thursday announced the creation of a new partnership and joint venture with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to be named PGT Healthcare.

November 2, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing the sequel of an action/adventure franchise to Blu-ray and DVD this December.

November 2, 2011

Bebida Beverage on Wednesday announced that its 2-oz. Koma Unwind shots will now be carried at all Pump n Pantry locations in Nebraska.

November 2, 2011

Clorox has launched a new online community that invites visitors to share their most "bleachable moments" and receive real-time advice and solutions from Clorox's panel of cleaning and laundry experts.

November 2, 2011

Compac Industries has launched an electronic infant formula dispenser.

November 2, 2011

Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, on Tuesday announced a distribution agreement for its line of contract-free cellular phones and plans at 826 Walgreens locations throughout Florida.

November 2, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced that NFL quarterback Drew Brees will be the first-ever "VapoDad" representing Vicks VapoRub.