January 3, 2017

Moms face a number of obstacles during their breastfeeding journey — from the impact of product performance on her milk output, to the noise of her breast pump motor to getting access to help, Medela found.

January 3, 2017

Company acquired OTC pregnancy test kit brand from Prestige Brands.

January 3, 2017

Transaction will bring the Summer’s Eve, Fleet and Pedia-Lax brands to the New York-based company’s portfolio.

January 3, 2017

The meta-analysis supporting the benefits of omega-3s reviewed 18 randomized controlled trials and 16 prospective cohort studies, with 93,000 and 732,000 subjects, respectively.

December 16, 2016

CHPA works to reduce teen DXM abuse by following three strategies: increase parent engagement, heighten teen perception of risk and social disapproval and limit teen access to DXM.

December 16, 2016

Using blood glucose data wirelessly transmitted from the OneTouch Verio Flex blood glucose monitoring system, WellDoc's patented clinical and behavioral engine will provide patients with individualized real-time feedback.

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challenge sexuality marketing clichés head-on via banner ads and videos that at first glance appear to support some outdated concepts surrounding sexiness.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

(Click here to view the full Category Review.)

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.