December 4, 2015

A clinical study demonstrates that The Stork OTC is more effective at delivering sperm to the cervix than natural intercourse when trying to get pregnant. The peer-reviewed, post-coital sperm assessment study was performed over a 10-month period by study author Michael Pelekanos, and is published in the Surgical Technology International.

December 3, 2015

Attendance at the event, presented by Drug Store News, reached record levels, with 40 retailers and more than 240 supplier participants. 

December 2, 2015

The Harris Poll of more than 2,000 people found that many prefer to pick up their prescriptions at chain drug stores and their OTC products at discounters. 

December 2, 2015

The Implus Fitness & Wellness Division is led by Ryan Cruthirds, VP sales and product, and Marco Garsed, VP marketing. 

December 2, 2015

The device features comfort-enhancing technology, which uses a series of eight raised dots on the end of the lancet that reduces pain from the needle when pressed against the sample area.

December 2, 2015

The Gmate SMART blood glucose meter is the size of a quarter and connects to the headphone jack of the smartphone.

December 2, 2015

Drug Store News recently had an opportunity to sit down with Alissa Hsu Lynch, VP sales strategy, operations and global capabilities at Johnson & Johnson Consumer to discuss how J&J is optimizing its health-and-wellness position in retail. Hsu Lynch leads the strategic development of key retail initiatives across J&J's $6 billion portfolio of consumer brands and is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

December 2, 2015

Twinlab's EVP supply chain has management accountability for all supply chain capabilities of the corporation including demand planning, purchasing and procurement, production planning, manufacturing operations and inventory management. 

December 1, 2015

The LifeStyles Keyboard is now available for download at no cost in the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

December 1, 2015

The majority of millennials (56%) in a new survey said they are worried about having enough money to pay the bills every month. 

November 30, 2015

Approximately 35% received the flu shot at a doctor’s office, followed by 27% who received it at a pharmacy. 

November 30, 2015

The New York Times’ Well blog on Monday featured a post that provided an overview of the several ways that people might be misusing over-the-counter product despite their potential to help consumers — from improper label reading to unintentional dependence and the potential for medication to lose its effectiveness over time, leading to larger-than-recommended doses. (New York Times)

November 24, 2015

This week, 914 INC/Westchester Magazine held its fifth annual tribute to 19 business women in the region, among them Robin Russo, founder and president of integrated health-and-wellness brand marketing agency Robin Leedy & Associates.

November 23, 2015

The Emerson Group has hired Vince DeTurris, who held a variety of positions at Johnson & Johnson in his 21-year career there. 

November 23, 2015

Prestige Brands will acquire DenTek, a move that will expand its oral care portfolio into the growing specialty oral care category. 

November 20, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued new warning labeling guidance for medicines containing acetaminophen, according to a blog posted by the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. "The guidance ... helps to clarify certain cases where manufacturers of internal analgesic, antipyretic and antirheumatic OTC drugs would be able to change liver warnings when the product's directions for use result in a maximum daily dose of acetaminophen that is less than 4,000 mg for adults," wrote Zachary Brennan. (RAPS

 

November 20, 2015

GNC pulls USPlabs products off shelves following Department of Justice action taken Wednesday. 

November 19, 2015

As part of the Canada partnership, Clif Bar energy bars and energy gels will be available to athletes at all Canadian IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events through 2018.

November 18, 2015

 Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, VP Personal Health Care North America & Digestive Wellness Design for Procter & Gamble, will continue to serve as CHPA chair.

November 18, 2015

F.A.S.T. is building the "New Way to Manage Your Health" by offering consumers a portfolio of single dose liquid medicines that address day to day healthcare needs. 

November 18, 2015

The Department of Justice announced the indictment of more than 100 manufacturers of illegal supplements as part of a yearlong effort that began last November. 

November 17, 2015

Cirrus Healthcare Products is anticipating the launch of its latest product, BMR Barometric Migraine relief, a product aimed at helping those with headaches caused by barometric pressure changes. 

November 17, 2015

Curran’s career at P&G has spanned 29 years, during which time he has been involved in sales and marketing efforts in beauty, health and family care.

November 17, 2015

With this connected wearable, caretakers can receive temperature data every 10 seconds for 24 hours through their iOS or Android device.