March 14, 2013

Amid a tide of automatic spending cuts resulting from the failure of Congress and the White House to agree on a budget, the generic drug lobby has offered some suggestions to generate savings.

March 14, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association officially elected James Mackey, SVP U.S. region head for Merck Consumer Care, as the association's chairman.

March 14, 2013

Missouri attorney general Chris Koster joined Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and leaders from the Missouri Pharmacy Association and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to launch the state’s new voluntary retail Anti-Smurfing Campaign.

March 14, 2013

Mylan has settled a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by Shionogi over its generic version of a drug for diabetes, Mylan said.

March 14, 2013

Just in time for Easter celebrations, Nestlé USA Confections and Snacks has unveiled a handful of new offerings available in retail stores nationwide.

March 14, 2013

Walgreens was singled out in a lawsuit earlier this week for suggesting a vitamin E supplement may help improve cardiovascular health.

March 14, 2013

SoloHealth on Thursday announced it has been selected as one of the Technology Association of Georgia’s Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies. SoloHealth was recognized for its FDA-approved health and wellness kiosk, the SoloHealth Station.

March 14, 2013

Black Diamond Stoneworks’ cleaning products will soon be seen on the shelves of Walmart across the country.

March 13, 2013

Unilever’s Dove Men+Care has teamed up with basketball greats to share a different side of themselves with sport fans throughout the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament.

March 13, 2013

Pernix Therapeutics was recently honored with a "Best Product" designation by retail buyers attending ECRM's Cough/Cold, Analgesics & Allergy EPPS here for its line of Dr. Cocoa pediatric dry cough-cold products.

March 13, 2013

Kimberly-Clark, whose brands include Kotex, has named Clive Sirkin as VP and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

March 13, 2013

Oral care company Orabrush has announced Target as the most recent retailer to carry its patented tongue cleaner and tongue foam nationwide. Orabrush’s oral care products are sold in more than 30,000 retail stores worldwide.

March 13, 2013

Pharmacy-automation system maker PDX has made a deal with CoverMyMeds to help pharmacies using PDX's system to expedite the submission of prior-authorization forms to health insurance plans, PDX said.

March 13, 2013

Sephora is previewing the newest innovation of the Tria Hair Removal Laser for acne and the company's line of topical skin care products on Sephora.com.

March 13, 2013

Bausch + Lomb and Walgreens introduced a new SightSense online and in-store patient education program in an effort to heighten eye health awareness and encourage consumers to take proactive steps to protect and preserve their sight.

March 12, 2013

Actavis is challenging Novartis' patent on a patch used to treat Alzheimer's disease, Actavis said.

March 12, 2013

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association's Annual Executive Conference was sold out for the first time since 2001, CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville told a packed morning session, and that is a strong prognosticator as to the health and vitality of the self-care industry.

March 12, 2013

Pinnacle Foods' Duncan Hines has added 15 new springtime recipes for adults and kids, the company said.

March 12, 2013

The former president of Bayer HealthCare's Worldwide Consumer Care Division has won a lifetime-achievement award from a trade group focused on the OTC industry.

March 12, 2013

Maybelline New York has introduced the brand’s first monthly fashion and makeup blog, dubbed City.

March 12, 2013

Post Foods is launching a new flavor of its Grape-Nuts cereal, Grape-Nuts Fit, the company announced.

March 12, 2013

Public relations and digital marketing firm Robin Leedy and Associates has added three new clients, the firm said Tuesday.

March 12, 2013

The attorneys general of 46 states and two territories are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to make prescription painkillers harder to abuse.

March 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will sponsor a live audio webcast at the 2013 Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, the Israeli generic drug maker said Tuesday.