November 17, 2011

Safeway announced it is teaming up with Kraft Foods, customers, local food banks and broadcast partners to collect food donations at all Safeway stores now through Dec. 24, through the retailer's Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive.

November 16, 2011

Natrol on Wednesday announced its partnership with Bikram Choudhury, a world renowned yoga instructor who developed the brand of yoga known as Bikram yoga, to offer a new line of ayurvedic supplements called Vedic Mantra.

November 16, 2011

Sam's Club announced that it will donate $1 million to support child hunger programs through Feeding America as part of its Holiday Taste of Sam's Club event, which will be held from Nov. 18 to 20.

November 14, 2011

Colonial Life and Accident Insurance last week released its top five trends and predictions for health care in 2012 — three of which may have some direct impact on retail pharmacy.

November 11, 2011

Most American adults who smoke wish they could quit, and more than half have tried within the past year, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday.

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 1, 2011

Rite Aid and LifeScan kicked off the Rite Track Diabetes Tour in New York on Tuesday with a special appearance by celebrity chef Sam Talbot.

October 28, 2011

Whole Foods is promoting Share Our Strength's hunger awareness campaign.

October 18, 2011

Unilever’s Dove brand is launching a nationwide effort to help girls build self-esteem by holding its second annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend on Oct. 21 to 23, which brings together Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and encourages women to spend an hour on a self-esteem building activity.

October 14, 2011

Rite Aid's customer loyalty card program has received recognition from a trade organization that focuses on marketing practices that use technology, Rite Aid said Friday.

October 7, 2011

Venture Products earlier this week announced a new line of yoga and fitness accessories under its Shock Athletic brand name. These products complement Venture’s existing lineup of yoga mats.

September 30, 2011

Cardinal Health on Thursday announced that it has joined Practice Greenhealth, a membership organization for institutions and businesses in the healthcare field that are engaged in reducing their environmental footprints.

September 15, 2011

University of Missouri researchers earlier this week revealed evidence that showed those who quit smoking show improvements in their overall personality.

September 13, 2011

Maybelline New York has expanded its mascara portfolio with the September launch of its new Great Lash Lots of Lashes.

September 12, 2011

A new strength and conditioning program designed specifically for cheerleaders and dancers has made its way to DVD.

September 9, 2011

Stop & Shop has teamed up with Unilever to support the hunger relief efforts of Feeding America and its local member food banks.

September 7, 2011

Total revenues of the top 100 brands in the nationwide Catalina Network of food, drug and mass grew by just 0.7% during the 12-month period ended in early July, according to new research by Catalina.

September 6, 2011

Not only are there fewer smokers across the country, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Tuesday, but the men and women that are still smoking also are smoking less.

September 6, 2011

Weis is highlighting hunger relief with its fourth annual, month-long campaign that encourages customers to donate shelf-stable products and make monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers.

August 31, 2011

Just a few months after Novo Nordisk announced it would serve as the national premier sponsor for the American Diabetes Association's annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes event in 2011 and 2012, the ADA is encouraging Americans to participate in this year's annual fundraising walk.

August 26, 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $137 million to states to boost prevention and public health initiatives, including support for smoking-cessation programs and vaccinations.

August 24, 2011

Kraft Foods once again is on a mission to donate meals to Feeding America through the company's second annual hunger relief campaign.

August 19, 2011

Five tobacco companies filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration challenging nine new cigarette warnings as an unconstitutional way of forcing tobacco manufacturers to disseminate the government's anti-smoking message.

August 18, 2011

The Health Mart Healthy Living Tour recently offered free health screenings at the 7th Annual 13th Congressional District Health Fair, hosted by Rep. David Scott, D-Ga., earlier this month.