January 13, 2014

Consumers think, live and shop differently depending on where they are within the “world” of Health and Wellness, according to the Hartman Group report "Health + Wellness: A Culture of Wellness," released in December.

January 13, 2014

New York state has begun to legalize medical use of marijuana, albeit in limited form, according to published reports.

January 9, 2014

A pharmacy professor and compounding pharmacy owner are candidates for president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association for 2015-2016, the group said.

January 9, 2014

Cascadian Farm will welcome a line of bars made with organic pea protein — a protein source derived entirely from plants — to its robust line of products.

January 9, 2014

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s sales increased by 6% in the month of December and the first few days of January compared with December 2012, the club retailer said.

January 9, 2014

Sparkling Ice, part of the TalkingRain portfolio of beverages, will expand its line of zero-calorie sparkling waters with the addition of two new flavors.

January 7, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association reported the makers of over-the-counter pediatric liquid medications have made significant progress in carrying out voluntary efforts to promote safe use through standardized dosing directions and dosing devices, as underscored by the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Monday in Pediatrics.

January 7, 2014

Growth in health spending has slowed in recent years, including spending by private and public payers, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that also found a small contribution to the lower growth from the healthcare reform law.

January 7, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition named seven newly seated directors to its governing board, and three newly appointed committee chairs.

January 7, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission announced a law enforcement initiative stopping national marketers that used deceptive advertising claims to peddle fad weight-loss products, from food additives and skin cream to dietary supplements.

January 7, 2014

Japan’s Gatsby Moving Rubber, a men’s grooming brand in Asia, is now available at five Ricky’s NYC locations in New York City.

January 7, 2014

U.S. News & World Report released its Best Diets 2014, featuring rankings and information on 32 diet plans.

January 6, 2014

The ability of most accountable care organizations to promote optimal use of medications has not yet been developed, according to a new study.

January 3, 2014

Serious discussion about the possibility of officially granting healthcare provider status to pharmacists is among the achievements that a pharmacy professional group cited as it welcomed the new year.

January 3, 2014

Kids (and kids at heart) have even more reason to be excited about the upcoming film "How to Train Your Dragon 2," thanks to Zak Designs.

December 26, 2013

SoftSheen-Carson in September introduced its Dark and Lovely Au Naturale Beyond Gentle & Sulfate-Free Wash.

December 18, 2013

Kiss Products, manufacturers and global distributors of nail products, introduced their new logo and packaging, further reinforcing the brand's position as a leader in the industry, the company said.

December 18, 2013

The U.S. healthcare system saved $217 billion in 2012 thanks to the use of generic drugs, according to a new report by a generic drug industry trade group.

December 17, 2013

In response to the study "Long-Term Multivitamin Supplementation and Cognitive Function in Men: The Physicians' Health Study II," and the editorial "Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements," published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday released two video statements.

December 17, 2013

Consumer advocates worry that misconceptions and fears about the safety and effectiveness of flu vaccines are hindering efforts to get children vaccinated, according to a new survey.

December 16, 2013

Since 2005, more than 80% of Americans have rated nurses as having "high" or "very high" honesty and ethical standards, Gallup noted Monday with the release of its latest ethics poll.

December 11, 2013

Costco Wholesale Corp. had sales of $24.47 billion in first quarter 2014, the club retailer said.

December 9, 2013

The American Pharmacists Association's philanthropic wing has appointed five new members to its board of directors, the group said Monday.

December 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs will be elevated to a "super office," a top official in the agency told staff members in a memo Monday.