July 2, 2012

Grocery chain ShopRite is offering free prenatal vitamins to further help shoppers live healthier lives and prepare for a healthy baby.

July 2, 2012

A case report series presented at the Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston examined how women with moderate to severe depression could see an improvement in symptoms if they are treated for their vitamin D deficiency.

June 29, 2012

Fuse Science is distributing its EnerJel product through GNC stores nationwide, the company announced.

June 28, 2012

The Supreme Court on Thursday identified the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as a tax, which means the constitutionality of the healthcare-reform package cannot be addressed until after that tax is assessed.

June 28, 2012

A new continuing-education program offered by a national pharmacist professional organization aims to prepare pharmacists to communicate with patients about the safe and effective use of the painkiller acetaminophen.

June 28, 2012

Armorteria showcased its Halo Sani-Cuffs, a child-size wristband with a small, refillable reservoir for hand sanitizer, at the recent NACDS Marketplace conference in Denver earlier this week.

June 28, 2012

Botanical Labs on Wednesday launched its certified gluten-free Protein Complete liquid dietary supplement that is fortified with 10 g of protein per 1-oz. serving.

June 28, 2012

Competitive Promotion Report has given its website a makeover.

June 28, 2012

Procter & Gamble has donated a $75,000 grant to USA Gymnastics to support youth sports development, which has the potential to benefit up to 1 million kids.

June 28, 2012

Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced the successful completion of two new studies undertaken for DermSafe, a nonalcohol hand sanitizer made with 4% chlorhexidine gluconate.

June 28, 2012

While the Supreme Court on Thursday morning left the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mostly intact, the court did rule that Congress cannot withhold federal Medicaid spending from a state that does not expand its eligibility requirements under the act.

June 27, 2012

Active Health Foods announced that its Active X energy bars will be sold across 600 GNC outlets, thanks to an agreement the company has inked with the retailer.

June 27, 2012

Celsius Holdings on Monday welcomed Tony Little, worldwide fitness icon and Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee.

June 27, 2012

General Mills on Wednesday announced the launch of its Fiber One 90-calorie brownies in a chocolate chip cookie flavor formulated with 5 g of fiber.

June 27, 2012

Gerber has introduced a new infant formula that is designed to reduce excessive crying and colic in healthy infants.

June 27, 2012

The Jolly Group on Monday launched its Sports Shield brand of bandages featuring sports images.

June 27, 2012

Intimina by Lelo, a line of intimate wellness products for women, on Monday showcased two new products from its second-generation collection of intimate care products for retailers in the pharmacy channel.

June 27, 2012

Nielsen announced the winners of an award that honors new products that succeed on multiple dimensions over a three-year period.

June 26, 2012

Abbott's ZonePerfect brand has introduced a new line of nutrition bars.

June 26, 2012

Bayer Advanced Aspirin has tapped New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia for a consumer challenge and sweepstakes, which are designed to benefit the American Red Cross.

June 26, 2012

The maker of Nature Made has expanded the brand to include a total of 20 offerings across three new product lines.

June 25, 2012

This will be the last time I walk an NACDS Marketplace floor. Ever. I’m done. Because next year, it will be the Total Store Expo, and I’m already getting a little jazzed about that. But that’s a year away, yet. For now, let me share some snippets around some of the products and suppliers I found interesting making my last walkthroughs on the Marketplace show floor. Ever.

June 25, 2012

A campaign managed and funded by the Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation has tapped an Academy Award-nominated actress and screenwriter to serve as its spokeswoman.

June 25, 2012

Upsher-Smith Labs has launched a probiotic dietary supplement specifically designed for women to promote digestive, feminine and immune health, the company said.