January 3, 2013

Murad has announced the launch of Rapid Collagen Infusion, a multi-tasking formula that is designed to fight wrinkles and loss of resilience by promoting collagen and elastin production while maintaining healthy hydration levels in the skin.

December 27, 2012

Rite Aid is looking to help Americans with their New Year’s resolutions to improve their health by offering customers free extra support, including Better You informational guides in all 4,600 stores, exclusive online health resources and expert advice from Rite Aid pharmacists.

December 21, 2012

Health management services company ActiveHealth Management is offering the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System app as an interactive, educational tool to help people make healthier food choices.

December 18, 2012

A chain of natural foods stores is opening its third Montana location Monday.

December 17, 2012

Target has launched new products and a co-pay assistance program for customers with diabetes, the mass merchandise retailer said.

December 14, 2012

A federal court has ruled in favor of AstraZeneca in a case regarding a cholesterol drug, the company said.

December 11, 2012

The Supreme Court will review settlements between branded and generic drug companies that critics say delay patients' access to cheaper drug treatments, according to published reports.

December 7, 2012

More than five-dozen Albertsons stores in the West will start selling gluten-free frozen pizzas this month.

December 7, 2012

Atkins Nutritionals has launched a line of low-carbohydrate frozen meals that will be available nationwide starting in January 2013, the company said.

December 4, 2012

Kowa Health Care America recently launched two supplement products into the U.S. marketplace — NutriDiet, a diet aid, and Okinawa Life.

December 3, 2012

Pfizer on Friday announced that it has completed the sale of its nutrition business to Nestlé for $11.9 billion in cash, following the conclusion of the required regulatory process in most markets.

November 29, 2012

The Obama administration’s ambitious overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system weathered some significant challenges in 2012 and came through relatively unscathed.


November 29, 2012

Patent settlements between generic and branded drug companies seem like one of the most controversial and long-standing issues in the pharmaceutical world, with strong opinions on both sides.


November 29, 2012

The economy continues to be the single largest influencer in the growth of the health, beauty and wellness industry. The annual inflation rate has averaged just more than 2% during the past five years.

November 27, 2012

Akeso Health Sciences on Tuesday announced the availability of MigreLief Triple Therapy with Puracol, a nonprescription, comprehensive supplement formulated to maintain normal cerebrovascular function by addressing the underlying nutritional deficiencies and imbalances common to many migraine sufferers.

November 26, 2012

Brynwood Partners VI on Monday announced that it has sold its Balance Bar Company, which manufactures nutrition and energy bars, to NBTY.

November 21, 2012

Dollar General, for the seventh consecutive year, is partnering with St. Judes Children's Research Hospital for their Thanks and Giving campaign and the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.

November 20, 2012

Hebron USA on Monday announced the launch of the Florax DS, a line of ready-to-drink probiotics that doesn't require refrigeration.

November 16, 2012

In the wake of a summer rebranding campaign aimed at active, health-conscious consumers, AquaHydrate on Thursday announced expansion of its distribution through GNC.

November 16, 2012

Nurish Brands on Thursday launched Feel Natural Energy, a new energy drink available in Rexam 10.5-oz. Sleek cans.

November 16, 2012

The battle for Schiff Nutrition is on. Reckitt Benckiser on Friday commenced its previously announced tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Schiff Nutrition — a provider of branded vitamins, nutrition supplements and nutrition bars in the United States and elsewhere — for $42 per share in cash, or approximately $1.4 billion.

November 14, 2012

Unilever’s Simple facial skin care brand has teamed up with AOL to announce the winners of a nationwide search for extraordinary women driving positive change in their communities.

November 8, 2012

Business for OTC store brands is expected to boom in the coming year, Perrigo chairman and CEO Joseph Papa told analysts discussing the private-label manufacturer's first quarter results during a conference call Wednesday, even as the growth rate across the entire OTC category slows.

November 7, 2012

Americans woke up Wednesday morning to the news that Barack Obama had won a second term as president of the United States. DSN examines what it means for retail pharmacy.