March 2, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued its latest update on the influenza season to date, or rather the lack thereof. For the week ended Feb. 25, visits for influenza-like illnesses have yet to crack the national baseline of 2.4% this season.

March 2, 2012

To help Americans walk more, Omron Healthcare and Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the book "20 Years Younger," on Friday teamed to create four new videos to encourage Americans to put a spring in their step and start tracking their progress daily.

March 1, 2012

Oasis Consumer Healthcare's Halo oral antiseptic on Wednesday evening received Best Product honors from ECRM for the 2012 Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS conference.

March 1, 2012

A California company plans to debut a series of health foods that it said would raise the bar on efficacy.

February 29, 2012

The National Psoriasis Foundation has introduced a Seal of Recognition that will be touted on select products that dermatology experts deem effective in relieving disease symptoms.

February 29, 2012

TheraBiogen is continuing to promote its Thera Max Cold and Flu product through an ongoing social media campaign.

February 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced it will hold a public hearing on March 22 and 23 to discuss how technology can expand which drug products can be switched from prescription to over-the-counter status.

February 28, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group has created a workshop designed to help consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the health, beauty and wellness industry increase sales within the independent pharmacy segment through healthcare distributors.

February 27, 2012

An organic honey lemon herbal lozenge has hit the market.

February 27, 2012

Help Remedies on Monday announced the launch of "Help I’ve cut myself & I want to save a life," which supplements Help’s standard adhesive bandages with a bone marrow donor registry kit.

February 27, 2012

One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies has acquired the maker and distributor of Emergen-C products.

February 24, 2012

In preparation for spring, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology on Friday noted that avoiding certain fruits and vegetables, installing the proper air filters, closing the windows, filling any allergy prescriptions and consulting with an allergist can all prevent the delay of allergy symptom relief for more than 35 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies.

February 24, 2012

Online advertising is overtaking print advertising, according to a new video report by David Merrefield on PLMALive.

February 23, 2012

Aldata, developer of retail and distribution improvement software, on Thursday announced that Crossmark will employ Aldata’s Shelf Planning and Space Automation solutions to tailor product assortments for its leading retail and manufacturing clients.

February 23, 2012

Church & Dwight on Thursday launched content aimed at giving Americans the facts about condoms as part of the National Condom Month designation for February.

February 23, 2012

Coupons.com on Thursday announced the appointment of Dawn Lepore, former chairman and CEO of Drugstore.com, to its board of directors.

February 22, 2012

Health Mart, a network of more than 2,900 independently owned pharmacies, on Wednesday announced the introduction of Health Mart-branded vitamins and nutritional supplements, the latest addition to its line of private-label, over-the-counter healthcare products.

February 22, 2012

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday named Alex Gorsky CEO of the company, effective April 26, the date of the company’s annual meeting of shareholders.

February 22, 2012

Prestige Brands will take an acquisition offer from Genomma Lab Internacional under advisement, the company announced Tuesday evening.

February 22, 2012

Psi Bands on Wednesday announced its line of fashionable nausea-relief bands was recently recognized with Kimberly Clark's Huggies MomInspired Grant, a grant program designed to recognize and support inspirational and entrepreneurial moms.

February 22, 2012

Prescription-only pseudoephedrine regulation has no impact on the methamphetamine trade, according to a Cascade Policy Institute study on the 2005 Oregon law, which restricts access to medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

February 21, 2012

The syndicated health program "The Dr. Oz Show" last week featured Jarrow Formulas' Carnosine supplement, Jarrow announced.

February 21, 2012

Kimberly-Clark's feminine care brand achieved $1 billion in global net sales last year, following two consecutive years of significant growth in the category.

February 21, 2012

LimbO Products on Tuesday announced the launch of its new website, Limboproducts.com.