May 11, 2011

The National Consumers League and the U.S. surgeon general are launching a new campaign to educate patients about the risks of not properly taking their medications, the organization said.

April 25, 2011

The time is now to move any breast-feeding products from the floor of the baby care aisle to eye level — as Walgreens has done here — because mom’s interest in the category received two big boosts earlier this year.


January 20, 2011

Surgeon general Regina Benjamin on Thursday issued a “Call to Action to Support Breast-feeding,” outlining steps that can be taken to remove some of the obstacles faced by women who want to breast-feed their babies.

January 5, 2011

PITTSBURGH — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration last year initiated programs that will breathe new life into sales of smoking-cessation products. The surgeon general issued a report titled “How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease,” and the FDA will be mandating that tobacco manufacturers have smoking-is-bad-for-you messages on packaging. 


December 7, 2010

Razor bump eliminator Bump Patrol has announced the debut of its "Smooth Crew" as part of an education campaign to help wipe out razor bumps, a common shaving problem, particularly among men of color.

March 30, 2010

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention still is recommending people who have not yet...

October 25, 2009

Remember “Gilligan’s Island?” Man, that was a great show. The thing about “Gilligan’s Island” was...

September 17, 2009

Here’s the latest in meal replacement bars — a bar that not only replaces a...

August 20, 2009

It seems as though each week more evidence surfaces suggesting that retail-based clinics will be...