CVS Health was honored on Wednesday by the National Business Group on Health for its commitment to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging healthy lifestyles among colleagues and their families.
The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.
Whether it is through marketing campaigns or product innovation, makers of feminine hygiene products are striving to empower females and ensure that their menstrual cycles never stand in the way of certain activities.
Such chronic skin conditions as psoriasis and eczema have taken an anti-itch category known for its summertime seasonal sales spikes — because of such acute needs as poison ivy and bug bites — and have made it a year-round destination category.
Walmart, Costco and Rite Aid are three retailers driving significant traction in vitamin, mineral and supplement sales, TABS Group reported in May, helping to take share away from such online retailers as Amazon, which captures 36% of all online vitamin traffic, even as sales overall were up 3% to $11.8 billion.
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare in May joined the gummy vitamin lineup with the launch of Centrum MultiGummies, adding the leading multivitamin brand to the number of adult gummy vitamin options on the shelf.
Information technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves.
The sun care market has benefited from skin cancer awareness campaigns, as well as the overall education about the importance of sun protection, but manufacturers are hoping to further brighten sales with sun care products that boast added benefits and innovative delivery methods.