March 4, 2015

Chattem’s launch of the first nasal corticosteroid onto OTC shelves represented the most significant success story in the cough-cold-allergy space in the past year. 

March 4, 2015

The brand's latest survey was designed to help understand the impact of the common cold and/or flu at the individual level.

 

March 4, 2015

While the big four analgesic manufacturers — Bayer, Pfizer, McNeil and Novartis — command the lion’s share of retail ad support behind their mega analgesic brands, Prestige Brands and BedRock Brands are making headway promoting their niche pain relieving products.

March 4, 2015

One of retail pharmacy’s core customers — today’s working mom — is very much focused on health-and-wellness these days, and with good reason. 

February 27, 2015

ACIP on Thursday recommended that children ages 6 months and older get an annual influenza vaccine with no preference stated for either the nasal spray vaccine or the flu shot.

February 27, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline expects to complete its Novartis transaction in the week commencing March 2.

February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 27, 2015

Nine-in-10 consumers who opted for a needle-free flu shot this season would choose that option again and recommend it to family and friends. 

February 27, 2015

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have generated enough funds to help more than 37.5 million children to date.

 

February 26, 2015

Sharecare on Thursday launched an app that monitors voice inflection as a tool toward better health. 

February 26, 2015

Pharmacists prefer oral rehydration solutions that contain  electrolytes and low sugar, according to a survey released by DripDrop Thursday. 

February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 25, 2015

Credit Suisse analyst Ed Kelly reported that a strong cold-and-flu season not enough to lift February front-end sales. 

February 24, 2015

USANA's proprietary vitamin C supplement Proflavanol C100 is featured on "The Dr. Oz Show." 

February 24, 2015

Feeding peanut-containing snacks to infants has been found to prevent peanut allergies from developing in children. 

February 24, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group identified the five front-end growth categories for independent pharmacy. 

February 24, 2015

NPA  renewed its call to the New York Attorney General to produce the scientific evidence behind that office's recall request of herbal supplements.

February 24, 2015

An American Academy of Neurology study found that people who exhibit a resistance to aspirin may be more likely to have more severe strokes. 

February 24, 2015

An Australian study found that two-thirds of smokers will die from their habit, which is significantly up from the prevailing theory that half of all smokers die from their habit. 

February 24, 2015

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, flu activity is no longer picking up across the West Coast and in Texas. 

February 23, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported several influenza hot spots across the nation. 

February 23, 2015

Vitamin supporting fertility health included in 52nd Annual Publicists Guild Awards swag bag last week. 

February 23, 2015

Combined Distributors reported that its medicine disposal product was found to exceed U.S. FDA and EPA guidelines. 

February 23, 2015

Within two months, the wearable healthcare market will be abuzz with smart watches, according to a new report from Tractica.