September 9, 2014

iWalkFree recently launched the new iWalk2.0, a hands free crutch which some refer to as the “Pirate Leg Crutch.”

September 9, 2014

NatureSmart on Tuesday introduced Star Wars brand Gummy Vitamins.

September 8, 2014

Award-winning actress Judith Light — known for TV’s "Who’s the Boss?," "Dallas" and "Ugly Betty" — is joining the National Council on Aging to raise awareness about influenza this season, NCOA announced Monday.

September 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Friday asked that the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion recommend that consumers supplement their healthy diet with a multivitamin. 

September 8, 2014

About 70% of those seniors getting help with daily activities received that assistance from family, friends and other unpaid caregivers.

September 5, 2014

Pharmavite at the recent NACDS Total Store Expo unveiled its go-to-market strategy.

September 5, 2014

Walgreens is offering more than $10 million worth of flu shot vouchers free to those without health insurance coverage.

 

September 4, 2014

Kline Group reported positive signs of 2013 growth across the over-the-counter sector in its recently published Nonprescription Drugs USA study, according to a blog posted Monday

September 4, 2014

Prestige Brands on Wednesday announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Insight Pharmaceuticals, a marketer and distributor of feminine care and other over-the-counter healthcare products.

September 4, 2014

This September, Prestige Brands is challenging consumers to get picky and switch to a Fiber Choice product for their daily fiber supplement with a special website sweepstakes, the company announced Wednesday.

September 4, 2014

New research suggests that sleeping seven to eight hours per night is associated with the lowest risk of absence from work due to sickness, the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project reported Wednesday.

September 4, 2014

Thermalon last week showcased its Thermalon Eye Compress at the annual National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo.

September 4, 2014

Walgreens on Wednesday shared its commitment to helping smokers quit the habit altogether. 

 

September 3, 2014

Abbott on Wednesday announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeenne) for its FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System, a revolutionary new glucose-sensing technology for people with diabetes. 

September 3, 2014

DSE Healthcare Solutions recently released an OTC category video campaign under its Cystex brand name that is taking off virally, adressing a topic that doesn’t get a lot of attention because of its sensitive nature — sex and urinary tract infections. 

September 3, 2014

IRI on Wednesday released a new “Point of View: Winning with the Hispanic Consumer Today" study to help CPG marketers connect with this diverse, rapidly expanding customer group.

September 3, 2014

A diet by any other name is just as effective, according to a study in the Sept. 3 issue of JAMA.

September 3, 2014

Exhibitors at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo donated more than four tons (8,400 lbs.) of consumer goods to be dispersed to various charitable organizations throughout the Greater Boston community, NACDS has announced.

September 3, 2014

Procter & Gamble on Wednesday announced the introduction of Vicks QlearQuil, a family of over-the-counter medications for the occasional allergy sufferer. 

September 3, 2014

PharmaSmart on Wednesday announced the debut of its next generation biometric kiosk, the Model PS2000 (D)estination, which recently completed a pilot inside Mariano’s, a grocer with 26 stores located in the Chicagoland Metro area. 

September 3, 2014

The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet, Atkins Nutritionals announced Tuesday.

September 2, 2014

CCA Industries last week announced that it has sold its weight-loss business, marketed under the Mega-T brand, to a group formed by Casla Partners Capital Fund I.

September 2, 2014

Google last week announced that it has been testing a small fleet of drones in Australia in an effort to remove "the friction of moving things around" as part of an initiative called "Project Wing."

September 2, 2014

More than 55% of people suffer from swallowing difficulties when taking tablets or capsules, which is likely to inhibit compliance, according to an international survey conducted by Spiegel Institute Mannheim on behalf of Hermes Pharma.