December 8, 2016

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- The Kline Group on Wednesday addressed the impact new wearable OTC devices such as TENS pain-relieving units are having on the category in its latest blog. "As consumers are increasingly demanding more features from these devices, such as being lightweight, easy-to-wear, portable, and most importantly affordable, this segment is expected to continue to thrive," noted Marcela Chifu, marketing executive Kline Group. "While the self-care devices market is still in the nascent stage, it will be interesting to see how it evolves in the following years. ... [T]his market has great potential to become consumers’ next top alternative to traditional nonprescription drugs." (Kline Group)

December 8, 2016

Nearly a quarter of women (22%) don't consider the status of their digestive health when they think about their overall health and wellness.

December 8, 2016

The video features Combe's Vagisil’s OTC product ProHydrate in helping to both educate women around vaginal dryness and normalize that conversation.

December 7, 2016

The FDA has cited that hearing loss affects some 30 million people in the United States and can have a significant impact on communication, social participation and overall health and quality of life.

December 7, 2016

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines the hottest trends in OTC, including health and wellness, incontinence, self care and more, in this multi-page report.

December 7, 2016

A study to determine the blood pressure lowering effect of melatonin in both younger and older normotensive and pre-hypertensive individuals was conducted at Thomas Jefferson University.

December 6, 2016

One Drop | Chrome will be sold exclusively by One Drop and Apple, where it will be available via the Apple Store online in mid-December.

December 6, 2016

America’s getting healthy again. Americans were certainly aspiring toward better health in 2016, as evidenced by the amount of growth associated with meal-replacement solutions

December 6, 2016

In 2017, there will be three growth categories within the OTC sector that will continue to post dividends to retail pharmacy’s bottom line across the self-care aisle. We’re calling them the old, the now and the future.

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December 6, 2016

Six KIND People winners will receive a $100,000 prize, and one grand prize winner, Doniece Sandoval, will receive a $500,000 prize.

December 6, 2016

The competitive landscape throughout the OTC arena has changed significantly over the past five years, with the Top 10 rankings shifting in the past year thanks to a slew of acquisitions and joint ventures.

December 6, 2016

More Americans are inclined to believe that ghosts (47%) and aliens (43%) are real than there are Americans who acknowledge that a cough is a harbinger of a cold or flu, according to a Robitussin poll.

December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

December 5, 2016

Schloss is an experienced and accomplished executive with two decades of experience in federal government affairs, most recently at Mylan helping direct their Congressional outreach efforts.

December 5, 2016

Identigene fields an in-home DNA paternity test collection kit sold through retail outlets nationwide.

December 5, 2016

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 5, 2016

A brand’s success today depends on a deep understanding of the e-commerce and omnichannel universe, Clavis Insight noted.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 2, 2016

SimplECG collects continuous multi-channel ECG, heart rate and respiratory rate data from the garment and transfers it to a web-based portal for review by a physician, by way of a mobile application.

December 1, 2016

CRN's Steve Mister is one of six new members recently welcomed to the C100. According to Mister, the C100 provides CRN with new opportunities to collaborate.

December 1, 2016

Millennials are encouraged to sign up at DoSomething.org/shelves where they can download a template and create artwork with items they want to see behind checkout counters instead of tobacco products.

November 30, 2016

The LifeStyles condom campaign is in support of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's "Keep the Promise" campaign, designed to raise awareness for World AIDS Day.

November 30, 2016

The Rxight test provides information on medications covering 14 therapeutic classes, including pain, blood pressure, blood thinner, ADHD, anxiety, depression, diabetes, cancer, respiratory issues and other medications.

November 30, 2016

According to clinical studies, the palm of the hand has the same blood flow as fingers, and provides an accurate alternative site to constant finger stick “poking.”