Sanofi Pasteur announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Menactra [meningococcal (groups A, C, Y and W-135) polysaccharide diphtheria toxoid conjugate vaccine] as a booster vaccination against meningococcal disease in people ages 15 years through 55 years.
Award-winning actress Judith Light — known for TV’s "Who’s the Boss?," "Dallas" and "Ugly Betty" — is joining the National Council on Aging to raise awareness about influenza this season, NCOA announced Monday.
Bartell Drugs on Monday announced the launch of a seasonal flu vaccination program, which offers in-store vaccinations at 63 Bartell Drug locations, as well as an off-site flu clinic program that serves area businesses and retirement communities.
DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the men's shaving, body lotion, false lashes, beauty devices, nail care, sun care categories and more, highlighting new products that are transforming beauty and personal care in this multi-page report.
DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in pain, cough-cold, overactive bladder, allergy and more, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.
Cozy Friedman, founder of Cozy's Cuts for Kids Salons NYC and children's hair care expert is launching in August the new SoCozy children’s hair care line, which will be sold at beauty and children's retailers, in stores and online.
GSK has begun shipping Fluarix Quadrivalent (influenza vaccine) doses to U.S. healthcare providers, the company annouced. This marks the first shipment of GSK's U.S. flu vaccine supply for the flu season, which follows licensing and lot-release approval from the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.
As patients across North America continue to turn to their neighborhood pharmacy for vaccinations, state and provincial governments in the United States and Canada are widening the range of immunizations that can be administered by a pharmacist.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated a health advisory, recommending an inactivated poliovirus booster for adults traveling to countries with an active wild polio virus in circulation.
GlitterTots has introduced its new Jungle Screen, which uses all natural ingredients, including lemongrass, citronella, cedar and peppermint oils, to prevent bugs from biting, all while providing broad spectrum sun protection.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday released guidance advising practitioners to offer an HIV prevention pill to healthy individuals who are at high risk for an HIV infection, according to published reports.
MyFitnessPal on Thursday published its first user data study, uncovering a new trend in which people share health-related goals, activities and personal health content with their friends, colleagues and relatives, online and off.