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.
Supergoop!, which makes multi-functional sun care formulas, has teamed up with entrepreneur and international tennis star Maria Sharapova, welcoming her to the Supergoop! team as a co-owner with founder and CEO Holly Thaggard.
The cosmetics and toiletries market enjoyed growth in 2013, despite a challenging economy, and that growth is expected to continue into the future as the economy improves and manufacturers set their sights on innovation and products with multi-purpose functionality, according to a recent Kline & Co. blog.
In an effort to help parents combat germs that children may come in contact with on airline tray tables, public bathrooms, hotel remotes, touch screen kiosks and more, Midway developed a highly effective germ-fighting hand sanitizer and packaged the gel — called b4 — in small, single-use packets that are easy to carry in a wallet, pocket or small purse.
Natural personal care brand Kiss My Face has developed a new range of sun care products that use antioxidant defenders vitamin C and E, green tea, goji berry extract, olive oil, shea butter and aloe to provide a hydrating defense against the sun’s damaging rays.
A proposed state health department regulation that would require children up to ages 5 years and older to get an annual flu immunization and would keep those with medical exemptions out of school or day care during flu outbreaks has received opposition from the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, according to the Associated Press.
Walgreens on Wednesday announced it is donating the value of 3 million vaccines for children in developing countries upon successful completion of its immunizations campaign developed in partnership with the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign.
Giving young children the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together appears to increase their risk of fever, according to a study led by researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.