March 23, 2012

Schiff has realized some sales success reducing its reliance on promotion across the joint health category — a category that has been defined by the prevalence of buy-one, get-one deals over the past few years — the company told analysts Thursday in a discussion on fiscal 2012 third-quarter results.

March 23, 2012

Single Touch Systems has picked a company that distributes prescription discount cards to sponsor the messages it delivers to pharmacy customers.

March 23, 2012

Supervalu banner Shop 'n Save Pharmacy has joined the UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance.

March 22, 2012

Central Garden and Pet has launched a topical flea and tick control delivery device under its Adams brand.

March 22, 2012

A small product is looking to change the laundry detergent category in a big way.

March 22, 2012

Changes to the House of Representatives' budget for the upcoming fiscal year could put an American Diabetes Association movement at risk, the ADA said.

March 22, 2012

Ethnic hair care brand Creme of Nature is introducing its new Perfect Edges with Argan Oil from Morocco, a shine-infusing hair gel that also strengthens hair.

March 22, 2012

People with diabetes are at increased risk of hearing loss, which has prompted two groups to encourage those living with the disease to have their hearing checked.

March 22, 2012

As part of its sponsorship of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Procter & Gamble said it has tapped its Duracell brand to launch the "Rely on Copper to Go for the Gold" program.

March 22, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration's director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Janet Woodcock, on Thursday identified three tools the agency wanted to use in potentially increasing access to appropriate medicines in her opening remarks at the FDA Rx-to-OTC Switch Hearing.

March 22, 2012

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday named Hannah Walker director of government relations to represent food retailers on Capitol Hill.

March 22, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline on Thursday morning presented exactly how technology might improve appropriate patient self-selection before a panel convened by the Food and Drug Administration to explore expanding the prescripton-to-over-the-counter switch paradigm by incorporating technology and/or pharmacy participation in the application process.

March 22, 2012

Revlon brand ambassadors Halle Berry, Emma Stone and Olivia Wilde will host this year's EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women taking place in New York on May 5 and in Los Angeles on May 12.

March 22, 2012

Hawaiian Tropic Sun Care is taking its newest product — Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration lotion sunscreen — to the runway this summer as the official sun care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Collections in Miami.

March 22, 2012

Hellmann's and Frank's RedHot have expanded their limited-edition line of mayonnaise.

March 22, 2012

NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill showcased the unsurpassed value of community pharmacy as pharmacy advocates from 41 states conducted more than 350 meetings with U.S. senators and representatives this week.

March 22, 2012

Electric razor brand Philips Norelco has developed a new line of PowerTouch shavers that feature the versatility of shaving wet or dry.

March 22, 2012

Dollar General's quarterly profit surged 33% to a record $299 million, from $226 million in the prior year.

March 22, 2012

Rite Aid is sponsoring skin cancer screenings at dozens of stores across the country as part of a tour that begins this month and ends in August, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

March 22, 2012

SunChips has expanded its portfolio to include a new line of snacks that are made with a combination of six grains.

March 22, 2012

When it comes to healthy habits, dietary supplement users appear to make healthier lifestyle choices overall than nonusers, according to a recent study by the Council for Responsible Nutrition released Thursday.

March 22, 2012

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced on March 14 that it has commenced commercial launch of escitalopram oxalate tablets, the company’s generic version of Forest Laboratories’ depression and generalized anxiety disorder treatment Lexapro tablets.

March 22, 2012

TheraPearl on Wednesday named Daniel Baumwald president and Thomas Keeney VP sales.

March 22, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the recipients of the NACDS RxImpact “U” Advocacy Award during the fourth annual NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill this week.