December 16, 2016

GMDC’s research identifies four barriers consumers face as they make purchasing decisions, and provides “next practice” solutions to create seamless trips in the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.

December 16, 2016

Celebrity esthetician, Shani Darden, will act as a brand ambassador for Beauty Beneath through PR and social media platforms.

December 15, 2016

Walgreens ranks the top markets and states for flu activity in the U.S. It's the third year for Walgreens' Flu Index, and this year will include Puerto Rico for the first time.

December 14, 2016

All told, about 20% of Americans, or 48 million, report some degree of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America.

December 12, 2016

LifeStyles "Smart is Sexy" advertisements challenge sexuality marketing clichés head-on via banner ads and videos that at first glance appear to support some outdated concepts surrounding sexiness.

December 12, 2016

TummyZen works by combining the acid-inhibiting zinc salt with fast-acting calcium carbonate in a quick dissolving caplet.

December 9, 2016

“We advise the public to be cautious when reviewing [adverse event] reports and to consider the fuller picture,” CRN cautioned.

December 8, 2016

As part of an agreement with the DOJ, GNC will take a number of actions to broaden industry-wide knowledge of prohibited ingredients and improve compliance by vendors of third party products.

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.