May 15, 2013

According to a study published 10 years ago, depression costs $44 billion per year in lost productivity, but a new program is designed to raise awareness about depression in the workforce and its effects on productivity.

August 21, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals for treating addiction to opioid drugs, the drug maker said.

August 10, 2012

Mylan has launched a generic drug used to treat sleep disorders, the company said Friday.

August 7, 2012

Stop & Shop has unveiled a program designed to raise funds for hunger relief agencies that will provide healthy food to local communities.

July 30, 2012

In July, the country’s largest trade group representing the drug industry released a report showing nearly 200 drugs under clinical development or Food and Drug Administration review for treating mental disorders.


July 13, 2012

Bellaboo, an Australian skin care brand for teens and tweens, has kicked off a national campaign, powered by retailer Ulta, that aims to discover new music talent and supports positive self-esteem among teens.

July 2, 2012

Sleep deprivation prompts an immediate response from the body's immune system, according to a new study.

April 25, 2012

CVS Caremark announced today its partnership with The Miracle Project, a nonprofit organization that creates social skills programs for children with autism through the performing arts, to expand The Miracle Project School Inclusion Program to public schools in San Diego and San Jose, Calif.

April 24, 2012

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating psychiatric disorders, the company said Tuesday.

April 9, 2012

Avon, which recently rejected a bid from Coty, has ended its previously announced search for a new CEO by hiring former Johnson & Johnson executive Sheri McCoy to take the helm.

April 4, 2012

Food Lion has launched its Hunger Has a Cure campaign to support Feeding America's network of local food banks.

April 3, 2012

Psi Bands, stylish drug-free wristbands for the relief of nausea, were voted the most buzz-worthy product of the year at the Travel Goods Association trade show held in Las Vegas, the company announced earlier this month. The "Buzz Award" is given once per year to the product that has created the most "buzz" at the Travel Goods Show's New Products Pavilion as voted on by retailers and members of the press.

March 7, 2012

A drug under development by Forest Labs and Pierre Fabre "significantly" reduced symptoms of major depressive disorder, the companies said Wednesday.

February 29, 2012

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating depression and anxiety, the company said Wednesday.

February 7, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Shire for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the company said Tuesday.

January 19, 2012

Patients that are simultaneously treated for Type 2 diabetes and depression are more likely to adhere to their medication and see improvement in their symptoms, compared with those receiving usual primary care, according to a new study.

January 6, 2012

Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to depression, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists working with the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study in a release issued Thursday.

January 4, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic version of a drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder made by Actavis, the drug maker said Wednesday.

December 7, 2011

A drug in late-stage clinical trials appears to treat the symptoms of autism, the drug's developer said Wednesday.

November 21, 2011

Factor Nutrition Labs on Monday presented a study supporting supplementation with its FocusFactor product to improve brain function before the Gerontological Society of America.

November 17, 2011

Safeway announced it is teaming up with Kraft Foods, customers, local food banks and broadcast partners to collect food donations at all Safeway stores now through Dec. 24, through the retailer's Help Us End Hunger (Every Bag Counts) food drive.

November 16, 2011

Sam's Club announced that it will donate $1 million to support child hunger programs through Feeding America as part of its Holiday Taste of Sam's Club event, which will be held from Nov. 18 to 20.

November 10, 2011

A recent study gauging the impact of consuming more fish oil showed a marked reduction both in inflammation and in anxiety among a cohort of healthy young people, the Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science announced Wednesday.

November 2, 2011

Abbott last week officially announced the launch of Glucerna Hunger Smart nutrition shakes, pictured here at a central Pennsylvania Wegmans, that specifically targets patients living with diabetes.