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October 24, 2010

Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook...

October 21, 2010

The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic...

ATLANTA The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic proportions by 2050, costing the government millions.

 

October 21, 2010

Beloved character Wubbzy from the animated preschool show, "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!," is coming to DVD...

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Beloved character Wubbzy from the animated preschool show, "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!," is coming to DVD with an out-of-this-world adventure.

October 21, 2010

In response to a national survey, which found that many women often are disappointed...

NEW YORK In response to a national survey, which found that many women often are disappointed with their purchase of household products and desire more product innovation, Procter & Gamble has developed the multipronged “Have You Tried This Yet?” campaign as a way to highlight the manufacturer’s newer, more unique products. As part of the campaign, P&G opened to the public on Oct. 22 an interactive pop-up store in New York to drive awareness and product trials.

(Click here to view photos of P&G's New York pop-up store.)

October 20, 2010

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has earned high marks among American consumers in a newly released...

PLANO, Texas Dr Pepper Snapple Group has earned high marks among American consumers in a newly released customer satisfaction index.

According to the Michigan-based American Customer Satisfaction Index, out of 100 points, Dr Pepper Snapple Group scored an 85 — the highest among rival soft-drink makers. Dr Pepper Snapple Group also is the smallest soft-drink maker, and is in a position it has held or shared for the past five years.

PepsiCo’s satisfaction also fell, down 2% to 84, and now ties the unchanged score of Coca-Cola.

October 19, 2010

Americans can lower their total medical costs significantly by taking simple steps to prevent or...

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. Americans can lower their total medical costs significantly by taking simple steps to prevent or manage disease and by switching to generic drugs whenever possible, new research from health insurance giant Cigna confirmed.

October 19, 2010

The boy wizard that has captured the hearts of fans worldwide will be featured in...

BURBANK, Calif. The boy wizard that has captured the hearts of fans worldwide will be featured in new merchandise with the help of Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

October 18, 2010

Tetris keychain carabiners are slated to roll out worldwide next fall....

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. Tetris keychain carabiners are slated to roll out worldwide next fall.

The keychain carabiners will be created through Basic Fun’s line of dynamic handheld electronic devices, according to Blue Planet Software, the company that manages the exclusive licensing rights to the Tetris brand.

 

October 18, 2010

There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according...

NEW YORK There may be a link between Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer among men, according to a new study published in Gastroenterology.

October 18, 2010

Avid "Star Wars" fans and game enthusiasts rejoice: "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Galactic Passport"...

SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO Avid "Star Wars" fans and game enthusiasts rejoice: "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Galactic Passport" has hit retail.

The "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures Galactic Passport" package includes a 90-day premium Jedi membership, 500 Station Cash, the exclusive Togruta playable character species, a Yoda bobblehead monitor topper, additional digital content and more.

October 17, 2010

The Skin Cancer Foundation held its annual Skin Sense Award Gala on Oct. 12, honoring...

October 14, 2010

Barclays Capital forecast 2010 comparable retail sales to be up 1.5%, excluding Walmart, versus an...

October 13, 2010

Enactment by the White House of a landmark, pharmacy-friendly drug-disposal bill won quick praise from...

WASHINGTON Enactment by the White House of a landmark, pharmacy-friendly drug-disposal bill won quick praise from chain pharmacy leaders Thursday.

 

President Obama signed the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act into law Wednesday, changing the way the Drug Enforcement Administration regulates the return and destruction of unused and unwanted higher-risk medications. The new law establishes a legal process by which consumers can return their lawfully obtained controlled substance medications to DEA-authorized entities for disposal.

 

October 12, 2010

The nation’s community pharmacists are highly trained but underutilized healthcare resources, and their full potential...

October 10, 2010

Stuffing the last of my sweaty clothes into my bag, the peace and tranquility of...

Stuffing the last of my sweaty clothes into my bag, the peace and tranquility of my “killer” 90-minute chest/ abs workout was instantly shattered by the sound of the blowhard holding court in the far corner of the locker room. A real “mook,” as we would call him in my family.

October 10, 2010

Mary Elizabeth Deming Combe, who founded health and beauty care company Combe Inc. in 1949...

October 10, 2010

A new push to crack down on the massive and costly fraud and abuse that...

October 10, 2010

If the retail industry’s premier pharmacy gathering gave any clear signal about the state of...

October 6, 2010

The markets are turbulent. Banks and financial institutions are struggling. Consumers’ purse strings are tighter...

October 5, 2010

Rock star and winner of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," Bret Michaels, has joined the American Diabetes...

October 4, 2010

Parents’ confusion over correctly administering over-the-counter medication to their children appears to be shared worldwide,...

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. Parents’ confusion over correctly administering over-the-counter medication to their children appears to be shared worldwide, according to a new study presented this week in Lisbon, Portugal, by Rebekah Moles from the University of Sydney.

October 3, 2010

Shoppers are trimming their holiday-related purchases this season, according to new research by SymphonyIRI....

September 30, 2010

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Thursday announced its support behind the passage of H.R....

WASHINGTON The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Thursday announced its support behind the passage of H.R. 5932, the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act, signaling that it “provides a good first step toward effectively addressing organized retail crime by establishing a dedicated office within the [U.S.] Department of Justice to work with state and local law enforcement.”

 

September 28, 2010

Bandai America has revitalized its Tamagotchi brand....

CYPRESS, Calif. Bandai America has revitalized its Tamagotchi brand.

New TamaTown Tama-Go virtual pets now are available at retailers nationwide, Bandai America said. The redesigned TamaTown Tama-Go features a new high-contrast, four gray-scale display screen, a changeable design face plate and the choice of Gotchi figure.