March 15, 2016

Nip the Nausea! Morning Sickness Capsules are non-drowsy, drug and flavor-free. 

March 15, 2016

Prepare for a sales boom within the intimacy health space, Laura Mahecha, Kline Group industry manager healthcare, shared with readers in a blog published Tuesday. "If marketers are successful in gaining FDA approval for Rx-to-OTC switches of prescription ED medications, this market is poised to see strong double-digit gains over the next few years," Mahecha wrote. "ED medications currently sold via prescription that could make the switch to OTC status include Cialis by Eli Lilly/Sanofi, Bayer's Levitra and Pfizer's Viagra." (Kline Group)

 

March 15, 2016

During the evening, attendees were treated to presentations by Schiffer and Vitamin Angels’ board member and media personality, Sara Snow. 

March 14, 2016

UBL's probiotic, B.Coagulans Unique IS-2, is a beneficial bacteria that supports digestive health and strengthens the immune system. 

March 11, 2016

Dollar General's health and beauty expansion, in some stores, could go upwards of 16 feet, featuring a healthy mix of national brand and store brand.

March 11, 2016

Stander offers more than 30 innovative mobility products, including elderly bed rails, walking canes and various products to help users stand from a sitting position or to maintain their balance while tending to their daily activities.

March 11, 2016

Vitamin Shoppe named Walgreens Boots Alliance's former chief information officer to its board of directors, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. "Tim Theriault, who stepped down from Walgreens Boots in June 2015 after six years as the pharmacy retailer's technology chief, joined Vitamin Shoppe's board March 8 and is a member of the audit committee," The Journal reported. Theriault's appointment "is the result of our ongoing efforts to ensure that our board has the right mix of skills and experience necessary to advance our long-term goals," non-executive board chariman Richard Markee said in a statement. (Wall Street Journal)

March 10, 2016

#BeTheFirst is directed at youth and young adults who use tobacco or who are at risk of becoming regular tobacco users

March 10, 2016

The technology involved in the new vaccine, which can be produced in four weeks and six times faster than egg-based methods, involves implanting influenza genetic material into tobacco leaves.

March 10, 2016

This week's Walgreens Flu Index report for the week of March 6 indicated Arizona, Mississippi and Texas were the top three states experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

March 9, 2016

The Journal of the American Medical Association on Wednesday updated its "JAMA Patient Page" regarding herbal medications, stating there are numerous concerns on the use of herbal supplements, starting with the fact that "they are not regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration."

March 9, 2016

Psi Bands recently released a new band design named “Heart Land” - a camouflage-style band punctuated with hearts. 

March 9, 2016

Retail health fairs — both mega events, such as Walmart’s “America’s Biggest Health Fair” on Oct. 10, 2015, or smaller, periodic local events hosted annually by thousands of retailers across the country — represent one of the simplest mechanisms for massive, individualized public awareness around such key health issues as flu prevention, early diabetes detection and/or prevention, and more.

March 8, 2016

Hispanic consumers are a significant growth driver behind many dietary supplements, more so than their non-Hispanic counterparts. That may explain why Pharmavite recently introduced its bilingual “Vitamin & Supplement Wellness Wheel” to more than 1,500 locations.

March 8, 2016

HealthyLife Rewards offers BlueShield subscribers and their families a potential $500 in annual cash back rewards for purchasing healthy foods at grocery stores, including local chains Hannaford Supermarkets and Price Chopper and its Market 32 Supermarkets.

March 8, 2016

Tave takes the place of Robert Durkin, who has been the acting director since May 2015.

March 8, 2016

The product will be available at major U.S. retailers including Vitamin Shoppe in the spring of 2016.

March 8, 2016

Even though many cutting-edge marketers have for years successfully infused a Hispanic flavor into their overall marketing mix, the overall marketplace has yet to maximize the reach into this community relative to the overall buying power they wield.

March 8, 2016

This year’s Consumer Healthcare Products Association 2016 Annual Executive Conference is focused on disruption, exploring how disruption across every facet of the marketplace is impacting the business of nonprescription medicines and how CHPA members can not only survive in a marketplace where disruption is commonplace, but thrive.

March 8, 2016
The agency’s rebranding officially marks the evolution of the company from that of a consumer health public relations consultancy to a fully-integrated marketing “collective” specifically focused on health and wellness brands across all channels.
 
March 8, 2016

DSN takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

March 7, 2016
In her new role, J&J's former VP sales strategy, operations and global capabilities will be responsible for global strategy, including identifying insights, innovation and technology.
 
March 7, 2016

Premama will make Premama Digestive Aid available for pre-orders during Expo West 2016, with its retail launch rolling out this spring. 

March 7, 2016

In addition to the three brands acquired today, Strides' OTC portfolio now includes market leading Chemists Own umbrella brand in Australia and Nuprin in the U.S.