April 16, 2012

In late January, DSN.TV traveled to Bentonville, Ark., for an exclusive look at what Sam's Club is doing to win in health and wellness. In part 2, VP health and family care Jason Reiser and VP consumables George Agnacian discuss two critical aspects of Sam's Club's health-and-wellness platform — prevention and solutions — and the important role suppliers play in creating a unique and relevant offering for its members.

August 14, 2015

Smokers of 25 or more cigarettes per day reported 23 pounds of smoking cessation-attributable weight gain, researchers found. 

August 3, 2015

New Lansinoh study finds pain associated with breastfeeding is the leading challenge of women worldwide.  

July 16, 2015

As many as 12% of pet owners have bought health insurance for their animals. And among millennials, that number jumps to 19%. 

July 8, 2015

Redwood Scientific's new smoking-cessation OTC product will be available in thin-strip form. 

July 8, 2015

California's aggressive anti-smoking statutes have netted a 13% in real health costs associated with the use of tobacco products. 

July 7, 2015

A CDC poll found that the majority of Americans agree: the decision to risk one's health by choosing to smoke should be restricted to adults over 21. 

July 7, 2015

CVS Health is reportedly withdrawing its membership from the United States Chamber of Commerce over the chamber’s stance on smoking, according to The New York Times.

June 23, 2015

Hawaii has become the first state to raise the minimum age of legal access for tobacco products to 21.

June 15, 2015

Carun Pharmacy, the United Kingdom’s first cannabis pharmacy, officially opened its doors in May in Twickenham, London, offering consumers a range of health and beauty products that harness the healing powers of hemp.

June 15, 2015

This Father’s Day, Unilever’s Dove Men+Care is launching the “First Fatherhood Moments” campaign to celebrate the emotion, strength and happiness dads openly express upon learning they are going to be a father.

May 28, 2015

Action on Smoking & Health has released a parody in advance of World No Tobacco Day on May 31.

May 27, 2015

Easter Seals is marking May 31 as World No Tobacco Day by launching a national smoking cessation program to help veterans, people with disabilities and caregivers live healthier, tobacco-free lives. Funding for the new program is supported by a $400,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation.

May 18, 2015

Smoking cessation programs are a part of only 37% of corporate wellness programs.

May 14, 2015

Carun UK, the U.K.’s first cannabis pharmacy, to offer a range of health and beauty products using the “healing powers” of hemp.

May 13, 2015

Employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs with financial incentives are associated with higher rates of quitting smoking and sustained abstinence, according to a new study by the CVS Health Research Institute and researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

May 11, 2015

Cardinal Health franchisees formally prohibit sales of tobacco and tobacco-related products. .

May 7, 2015

BIC Consumer Products USA, a manufacturer of such items as stationery, lighters and shavers, on Thursday announced that it is launching a series of lighters that take inspiration from Americana. The multi-purpose lighters will feature limited-edition handles in stars and stripes as well as plaid patterns, the company said.

May 5, 2015

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends clinicians direct patients trying to quit the smoking habit toward traditional cessation products. 

April 29, 2015

Attendees participated in Strategic Exchange Appointments on Monday and Tuesday at the Cabanas during the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 18, 2015

The CVS Health Foundation reveals the first four grant recipients in its "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program.

March 11, 2015

A new PLMA study on shopper loyalty among consumers ages 25 years to 45 years dispels many long-held assumptions.

February 24, 2015

An Australian study found that two-thirds of smokers will die from their habit, which is significantly up from the prevailing theory that half of all smokers die from their habit.