March 27, 2012

Move over dump bins, endcap displays and newspaper circulars and make room for the new high-tech kid on the retail block — digitization.

March 27, 2012

Neptune Technologies and Bioressources on Tuesday announced that Denver Broncos EVP football operations and retired star quarterback John Elway has signed on as a spokesman for the company's Neptune Krill Oil brand.

March 27, 2012

Pharmacies may be misinforming teenagers about where they can locate emergency contraceptives without a prescription, according to a new study published in Pediatrics.

March 26, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare’s Halo oral antiseptic ought to make a big splash in the 2012-2013 cough-cold season.

March 26, 2012

Eighty-two-year-old independent Dougherty’s Pharmacy is operating a pharmacy inside the Forest Park Medical Center, which it opened in August.

March 26, 2012

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March 26, 2012

Sunpeaks Ventures last week announced national advertising support behind its Clotamin multivitamin line — a line of supplements formulated for use by patients on warfarin or other blood thinners.

March 26, 2012

The recent Food and Drug Administration public meeting on driving future switch potential by way of the pharmacist and/or health technology sparked some discussion on what’s next.


March 26, 2012

Tums has proven to be the Houdini of digestive tablets — surviving all digestive switch products from H2 blockers through proton-pump inhibitors, and still growing.

March 26, 2012

According to analysis by Pharmavite, vitamin-buying households spend more than other category buyers across the health and beauty department with regard to average dollars spent per item per occasion.

March 23, 2012

Evidence supporting the daily use of aspirin to help prevent and possibly treat cancer was published Tuesday in a collection of three papers — two in The Lancet and one in Lancet Oncology.

March 23, 2012

The Global Market Development Center on Thursday named Kellee Hardy the association's communications specialist.

March 23, 2012

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the other members of the Health Choices Coalition on Friday sent letters to members of Congress urging the repeal of the requirement that prevents consumers from using their flexible spending arrangements to purchase over-the-counter medicines without first getting a doctor’s prescription.

March 23, 2012

Natrol on Thursday announced the launch of a new line of supplements that will ship later this year.

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 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

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

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

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

March 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark announced the transition of two executives to new roles at the company.

March 21, 2012

Optics Lab has kicked off a new consumer campaign in support of its OcuFresh Eye Wash product, the company announced Tuesday.

March 21, 2012

Taking vitamin E supplements does not increase or decrease heart failure risk among women, according to a study in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association journal, released Tuesday.

March 21, 2012

SymphonyIRI on Wednesday launched “Analytics2020,” a consumer packaged goods and retail industry initiative designed to identify and define the roadmap for consumer and retail analytics innovation into the next decade.

March 20, 2012

Clif Bar on Tuesday announced the return of the Clif Kid Backyard Game of the Year contest.