October 10, 2013

Sales of body care products have been on the downslide in recent years, according to research, likely because of consumers turning away from nonessential purchases amid a weak economy. However, times appear to be changing.

October 10, 2013

Anti-aging products, once the darling of the facial skin care category, have experienced a slowdown in growth since the recession — due, in part, to an influx of new products and likely some cannibalization from such multitasking products as BB creams. Meanwhile, skin care staples like facial moisturizers and cleansers have moved into the lead. And while the overall facial skin care category is projected to see little growth in 2013, industry sources suggest that a turnaround is on the horizon.

October 2, 2013

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has issued more than half a million certifications, the group said Wednesday.

September 27, 2013

FlavoRx will start recognizing independent pharmacies that have implemented its program next month, the company said Friday.

September 24, 2013

Abbott on Tuesday introduced a new nutrition shake called Glucerna Advance — formulated for people with diabetes who are seeking additional nutrition and health benefits.

September 18, 2013

Natural may just be the new normal in the African-American hair care market as sales of relaxers continue to decline, according to new research from Mintel.

September 16, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week published the third edition of its “Vitamin and Mineral Safety” handbook.

September 6, 2013

Focus Boost on Friday announced the launch of its signature brand into the U.S. market. A national advertising campaign in support of the launch will kick off in the pages of Psychology Today, the company added.

August 28, 2013

Care Pharmacies announced on Tuesday that the Pharmacy Quality Alliance has awarded them a grant to support the implementation of a medication synchronization program in Care Pharmacies nationwide using the appointment-based model.

August 21, 2013

Pop Warner Little Scholars and DSM Nutritional Products are promoting healthy eating for young athletes in a new campaign.

August 21, 2013

Nine top legal minds in the dietary supplement/functional food industry will participate in an innovative, cut-to-the-chase, panel-style presentation addressing nine topics to help companies protect themselves against the rising tide of class-action lawsuits during The Conference, the Council for Responsible Nutrition announced.

August 21, 2013

BB creams, the popular beauty product that combines cosmetic and skin care benefits, enjoyed a nearly 50% increase in product launches in 2013 versus 2012, according to new research from Mintel.

August 9, 2013

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy will include a presentation of research posters at its inaugural Strategic Business Exchange in the fall, the group said.

August 2, 2013

Cereal maker Post Holdings will be playing a larger role in the supplement space with its proposed acquisition of Premier Nutrition, makers of the Joint Juice brand.

July 30, 2013

Thousands of independent pharmacists will converge upon the Emerald City for Cardinal Health’s annual Retail Business Conference from Aug. 7 to 10, and this year’s event will showcase the broad array of solutions Cardinal Health provides that help community pharmacies diversify revenue, expand market share, improve their overall business operations and improve patient care.

July 16, 2013

The sports nutritional products market in the United States is returning to form, according to "The Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars," a report published Monday by market research firm Packaged Facts.

July 16, 2013

Stop & Shop is expanding a program to educate children about nutrition, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said.

July 12, 2013

Giant Food is revamping a program designed to promote health and wellness among children, the supermarket chain said.

July 12, 2013

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy has promoted pharmacy practice professor J. Mark Ruscin to chairman of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.

July 11, 2013

The National Advertising Division recommended that German-American Technologies modify or discontinue certain advertising claims made for the company’s Nitraflex Hyperemia & Testosterone Enhancing dietary supplement.

July 10, 2013

H-E-B recently started recruiting its 2014 class of 15 shoppers who will get their "healthy on" toward a grand prize of $10,000 in the Texas chain's Slim Down Showdown.

July 9, 2013

The U.S. Public Health Service has awarded a Touro College of Pharmacy student for his efforts to educate the public about health care.

June 25, 2013

Erin Palinski-Wade will work with the brands on conveying the importance of getting and maintaining proper nutrition.

June 24, 2013

The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board has published a handbook containing information about applying for and maintaining specialty pharmacist credentials.