June 24, 2012

Fresh is driving new trips to drug stores — there is no denying. But, in general, drug stores have been good at creating more reasons to shop their stores. DSN identified a few hot consumables and GM products that are likely to help grow impulse purchases.

May 16, 2012

Lornamead has launched its new Finesse Color Lock styling products. Finesse Color Lock styling products contain a patented polymer system with water-resistant, film-forming properties.

April 13, 2012

Tom's of Maine is introducing, for the first time, a new line of men's deodorants.

February 9, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, is directing its Dental Health for All program to help families in states with the highest percentage of their population living under the poverty level and is inviting nonprofit clinics serving those four states and Washington, D.C., to apply for a portion of $100,000 in funding.

February 2, 2012

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has introduced its new Naturally Dry antiperspirant line, which is positioned as the first antiperspirant stick made entirely with sustainably sourced ingredients derived from plant and mineral sources, and without artificial fragrances, preservatives and silicones.

January 10, 2012

In a bipartisan effort, Sens. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, along with 12 of their colleagues, have expressed concerns with draft Federal Upper Limits lists for Medicaid generic drug reimbursement that recently have been published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

December 6, 2011

United Health Foundation’s "2011 America’s Heath Rankings," released Tuesday, found that increases in obesity, diabetes and children in poverty are offsetting improvements in smoking cessation, preventable hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths.

October 11, 2011

Along with major paradigm shifts in how people communicate, read and do business, the way they receive healthcare services is changing dramatically, and retail pharmacies are at the front line.


September 30, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations have announced the winners of the Bowl of Hygeia, an annual award that recognizes civic and community leadership among pharmacists, sponsored by the APhA Foundation and NASPA and awarded by state pharmacy associations.

September 9, 2011

Mad Gab's, a maker of natural body care products, is expanding its portfolio in October with a new collection of lip glosses, lip butters and lip shimmers.

June 27, 2011

The law targeting data mining in Vermont, along with laws in New Hampshire and Maine, would have forced drug companies to significantly change the way they market drugs to physicians had the Supreme Court allowed them to stand in the case of Sorrell, Attorney General of Vermont, et al. vs. IMS Health Inc., et al.

June 2, 2011

Tom's of Maine has announced the launch of its new natural Simply White fluoride toothpaste, which contains no bleaching agents or artificial flavors.

May 5, 2011

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural personal care products, has announced the launch of its new natural whitening toothpaste Simply White, and a partnership with Sheryl Crow's "100 Miles From Memphis" concert that kicks off on May 7.

April 25, 2011

Hannaford’s commitment to health and wellness made headlines back in 2006 when 
it implemented the innovative Guiding Stars system — the first storewide nutrition navigation system in the United States. Now, five years later, the company’s dedication to healthy living remains strong.


March 18, 2011

Tom's of Maine, a maker of natural oral and personal care products, has announced the five winning mobile dental clinics of its 2011 Dental Health for All program.

March 3, 2011

In a letter penned Thursday by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, the association stated that while it shares the goal of reducing prescription drug costs, authorizing the reimportation of prescription medications — as sought in S.319, the Pharmaceutical Market Access and Drug Safety Act of 2011 — raises concerns about patient health and safety.

January 13, 2011

The American Diabetes Association is honoring Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, for demonstrating leadership and commitment in stopping diabetes.

December 20, 2010

Natural personal care brand Tom's of Maine is encouraging mobile dental clinics nationwide to apply for $20,000 in program funding as part of the manufacturer's annual Dental Health For All program.

December 6, 2010

Procter & Gamble announced that its Auburn, Maine, feminine care facility became the first manufacturing plant in North America to achieve zero waste to landfill.

November 30, 2010

The VIA Group announced Tuesday that it has partnered with Prestige Brands Holdings to launch an integrated campaign for the pediatric over-the-counter line PediaCare.

September 12, 2010

Ubuntu Pet has introduced a new breed of dog treats designed to support the health...

August 24, 2010

To celebrate the launch of its new Wicked Fresh! toothpaste and mouthwash line, Tom's of...

August 12, 2010

In these times of trillion-dollar spending bills and massive deficits, $16 billion may not seem...

August 10, 2010

Mad Gab's Wildly Natural Bodycare, which currently sells its products in select specialty shops in...