October 15, 2014

According to a recent survey conducted by Mom Central in partnership with the makers of Tylenol, 52% of moms agree that a baby’s first fever is the most challenging motherhood moment, and 82% report they are most likely to consult their pediatrician to navigate such milestones. 

October 15, 2014

Procter & Gamble earlier this year added some heft to its Metamucil brand with a pair of line extensions that create a linear brand block.

October 15, 2014

SpiderTech is one of the more recent companies to announce the launch of a kinesiology tape at retail. 

October 15, 2014

The big story in the digestives space is the switch and launch in May of Pfizer’s Nexium 24HR. In a little more than 10 weeks on the shelf, the brand has generated $53.6 million in sales across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Aug. 10, according to IRI. 

October 14, 2014

Healthgrades on Monday announced the launch of its new Cold and Flu Center at http://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/cold-and-flu/.

October 14, 2014

Adults in the United States suffered from approximately 14 million major medical conditions attributable to smoking, according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine Monday.

October 14, 2014

Following the completion of a joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis' consumer health units, Brian McNamara, currently division head, Novartis OTC, will transition to GSK as Head of Americas and Europe for the consumer health businesses.

October 13, 2014

Church & Dwight on Monday announced the launch of Replens Silky Smooth.

October 13, 2014

The Tummy Company on Monday announced the formation of a scientific advisory board composed of gastroenterology and pharmaceutical specialists to provide oversight of the new liquid antacid Relief OTC.

October 10, 2014

Abbott and the World Marathon Majors on Friday announced a new partnership with Abbott becoming the race series' first-ever title sponsor. 

October 10, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday released a new study of adult Americans with hearing loss, finding that only 1-in-25 of those surveyed now own personal sound amplification products, and nearly 40% are interested in over-the-counter products to help them hear better.

October 9, 2014

Best-selling author and business leader Jason Jennings will share his five secrets of change at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry in a keynote address on Nov. 7.

October 9, 2014

Congress and the sports nutrition industry independently called upon the Food and Drug Administration to act on removing an untested synthetic stimulant that was found in 12 products marketed as sports nutrition supplements.

October 9, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration earlier this month issued draft guidance with several recommendations for manufacturers of acetaminophen products. 

October 9, 2014

Pepto-Bismol announced Thursday that Fright Fest at Six Flags will be a little less scary for those who fear stomach upsets.

October 9, 2014

National leaders in hypertension have acknowledged PharmaSmart as the only blood pressure kiosk solution that can be “recommended by physicians” for patient monitoring, the company announced Thursday.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it will convene a keynote panel in celebration of the 20th anniversary of DSHEA.

October 8, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced that, with the addition of three new companies, its membership roster is at a 41-year high of 151 member companies.

October 8, 2014

The dietary supplement industry on Tuesday spoke out against any supplement manufacturer making advertising claims around the Ebola virus.

October 7, 2014

GoJo on Monday announced today that it will support City of Hope, a research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and life-threatening diseases located in Los Angeles, through a special promotion.

October 7, 2014

According to IRI Sales Data, 52 weeks ending 9/7/2014, Jet-Alert has sold more caffeine tablets than any other brand. Jet-Alert™ fast acting, easy to take caffeine pills have been on store shelves since 1984 and are available in Regular Strength (100mg), Double Strength (200mg) and 200mg Softgel formulas.

October 7, 2014

Omron Healthcare on Tuesday introduced a new line of monitors that provide even more accurate results, according to the company. 

October 6, 2014

The 7th Annual Emerson Group Retail Industry Day kicked off with a moving and inspirational presentation by adventurer and wilderness advocate Aron Ralston, who not only shared his story of having to amputate his arm in order to free himself from a dislodged boulder while hiking in Utah’s remote canyon country, but also revealed what he gained from that fateful journey.

October 6, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday urged the U.S. District Court in New Jersey to hold the Federal Trade Commission to the flexible “competent and reliable scientific evidence” standard for review of dietary supplement advertising.