June 13, 2012

New trends in nail care, dramatic eye looks and the appeal of limited-edition scents significantly bolstered sales in the 2011 U.S. personal care market, which exceeded $38 billion at the manufacturers’ level, surpassing pre-recession levels and representing robust growth of 4.2%, according to the recent "Cosmetics & Toiletries USA" report from global consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

June 7, 2012

Mars Chocolate is bringing a new treat to the frozen food aisle.

June 7, 2012

The chief of staff for Rep. Steve Rothman, D-N.J., is taking on a new role.

June 6, 2012

Checkpoint Systems on Thursday announced the expansion of its Enhanced Performance Label offering.

June 6, 2012

Nexxus Salon Hair Care has inked a multiyear partnership with the Tony Awards as its official and exclusive beauty partner, making Nexxus the first beauty and hair care brand to partner with the Tony Awards.

June 5, 2012

A vast majority of shoppers continue to purchase some private-label products on a regular basis, according to research from Perception Research Services.

June 4, 2012

An experimental drug made by Bayer HealthCare extended the length of time that patients with gastrointestinal tumors survived without their disease getting worse, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Monday.

May 31, 2012

Actavis has launched a generic drug for high blood pressure and chest pain, the company said.

May 31, 2012

Tris Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its generic equivalent to Reckitt Benckiser's Delsym, an extended-release oral liquid suspension containing dextromethorphan.

May 30, 2012

CCA Industries, which manufactures and markets health and beauty aids, has announced that its board of directors has approved a dividend of 7 cents per share for the second quarter of fiscal 2012.

May 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a branded acne drug made by Ranbaxy Labs, the drug maker said.

May 29, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has entered a settlement that will allow it to launch a generic patch used to treat post herpetic neuralgia, a pain disorder associated with shingles.

May 24, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended against expanding the approval of a Johnson & Johnson drug, the company said.

May 24, 2012

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic has formed a clinical affiliation with Atlantic Health System to enhance access to healthcare services in northern and central New Jersey.

May 23, 2012

Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages on Wednesday unveiled the Band-Aid Brand Magic Vision app featuring Disney's The Muppets.

May 23, 2012

Retail-based clinic operator MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, is partnering with Hackensack University Health Network, the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient health services in New Jersey, in a clinical affiliation that expands access to healthcare services in northeast New Jersey.

May 22, 2012

Medical supply manufacturer BD has released a syringe with a shorter needle designed to reduce discomfort in patients with diabetes who must inject insulin, the company said Tuesday.

May 22, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Type 1 diabetes in children ages 2 to 5 years.

May 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for Parkinson's disease made by Actavis, the drug maker said Friday.

May 18, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection of a contraceptive drug made by Warner Chilcott, Watson said Friday.

May 17, 2012

Rogaine has tapped Bill Rancic, an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker and star of the reality show "Giuliana & Bill," to serve as the brand's first-ever "Growth Coach."

May 17, 2012

Supervalu is bringing its Save-A-Lot banner to Atlantic City, N.J.

May 17, 2012

Campbell's has tapped Walgreens' social media director to lead the soup maker's digital marketing and social media efforts.

May 16, 2012

Unilever is taking what it considers to be a breakthrough approach to hair care — by focusing on the scalp, rather than the ends — with its Clear Scalp and Hair Therapy line that hit North America in May.