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September 23, 2010

Herbert Hoover is alive and well -- and picking up his prescriptions at the local...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT Herbert Hoover is alive and well -- and picking up his prescriptions at the local drug store.

(THE NEWS: Retailers urge Congress to reject Chinese currency legislation. For the full story, click here.)

September 22, 2010

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

GREENWICH, Conn. Mary Elizabeth Deming Combe, who founded health and beauty care company Combe Inc. in 1949 with her husband, passed away at her home on Sept. 20. She was 94.

In 1938, Combe graduated from Ohio State University and married the late Ivan Combe. Eleven years later, they founded Combe Inc. and built it into one of the largest privately owned health and beauty care companies in the country. The team created such well-known brands as Clearasil, Just For Men hair color and Odor-Eaters.

September 21, 2010

Merck is expanding its patient assistance program, the drug maker said Wednesday....

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. Merck is expanding its patient assistance program, the drug maker said Wednesday.

September 21, 2010

A company that makes equipment for pharmacy drive-through lanes has a new energy-efficient product....

CINCINNATI A company that makes equipment for pharmacy drive-through lanes has a new energy-efficient product.

 

E.F. Bavis announced the launch of the Bavis Solar Captive Carrier TransTrax conveyor delivery system. The new system is a solar version of the original TransTrax, designed to replace pneumatic tube systems. According to comparative estimates, E.F. Bavis said, pneumatic tube systems annually produce nearly 3,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide.

 

 

September 21, 2010

Tropicana Trop50 has tapped two-time Emmy nominee and Tony Award-winner Jane Krakowski for its newest...

CHICAGO Tropicana Trop50 has tapped two-time Emmy nominee and Tony Award-winner Jane Krakowski for its newest campaign.

September 20, 2010

Sanofi-Aventis has tapped actors Paul and Mira Sorvino to launch an awareness program aimed to...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. Sanofi-Aventis has tapped actors Paul and Mira Sorvino to launch an awareness program aimed to help people living with diabetes and those who support them.

 

The "Diabetes Co-Stars" program provides family and friends of diabetics with advice on lifestyle choices, healthy cooking, promoting physical activity and treatment options including insulin, Sanofi-Aventis said. DiabetesCoStars.com provides links to the Sanofi-Aventis diabetes social media pages, including Facebook and Twitter.

 

September 20, 2010

Toys "R" Us on Tuesday released its 2010 Holiday Hot Toy List, featuring items from...

September 19, 2010

Retailers should expect a modest gain in holiday sales this year, according to a Deloitte...

September 16, 2010

Genesis Today has launched a new advertising campaign for its line of superfruit juices....

AUSTIN, Texas Genesis Today has launched a new advertising campaign for its line of superfruit juices.

This multichannel campaign, which includes print, broadcast, out-of-home and online spots, will encourage consumers to rethink their usual morning glass of orange juice through bold taglines that include: "Orange Juice Had A Good Run" and "Our Juice Can Beat Up Your Juice."

September 16, 2010

Shifting the nation’s sprawling and disconnected healthcare system to an integrated platform, based at last...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Shifting the nation’s sprawling and disconnected healthcare system to an integrated platform, based at last on health information technology and electronic health records, is a worthy and overdue undertaking.

September 16, 2010

Walgreens has teamed up with “The Dr. Oz Show” to educate the public about the...

DEERFIELD, Ill. Walgreens has teamed up with “The Dr. Oz Show” to educate the public about the importance of flu prevention.

September 15, 2010

Adidas is promoting its new Adidas Moves Pulse fragrances for guys and girls with a...

NEW YORK Adidas is promoting its new Adidas Moves Pulse fragrances for guys and girls with a contest that encourages students nationwide to show their "ultimate moves."

The new Adidas Moves Pulse Him is a spicy, woody fougere fragrance. The top notes of yuzu leaves and bursts of watermint join the aroma of coriander. Mid-notes are violet leaves, artemisia and vetiver. The fragrance also has base scents of warm, woody cedar and sun-drenched woods, wrapped in masculine musk.

September 15, 2010

More money is flowing from the federal stimulus coffers to states as the White House...

WASHINGTON More money is flowing from the federal stimulus coffers to states as the White House continues its push to drive the healthcare system’s massive transformation to a digital and information technology-based platform.

September 14, 2010

A new study released Wednesday by the American Lung Association, and conducted by researchers at...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. A new study released Wednesday by the American Lung Association, and conducted by researchers at Penn State University, found that helping smokers quit not only saves lives but also offers favorable economic benefits to California and the nation.

“Smoking Cessation: The Economic Benefits” provides a nationwide cost-benefit analysis that compares the societal costs of smoking with the economic benefits of states providing cessation coverage.

September 13, 2010

As the Food and Drug Administration's Drug Safety and Risk Management Committee debated Tuesday on...

September 12, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition’s president and CEO Steve Mister supplied the “opposing view” to...

September 9, 2010

It’s about time....

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT It’s about time.

(THE NEWS: NACDS, NCPA in joint statement praise CMS' move to withdraw provisions of AMP rule currently blocked by injunction. For the full story, click here)

September 9, 2010

Revlon has partnered with its global artistic director Gucci Westman to help create the beauty...

NEW YORK Revlon has partnered with its global artistic director Gucci Westman to help create the beauty looks for spring 2011 during New York Fashion Week, Sept. 9 to 16.

During New York Fashion Week, Westman is leading her team of makeup artists to create beauty looks that are gracing the runways at such shows as Richard Chai, Rag & Bone, Ohne Titel and Oscar de la Renta.

In addition to New York City, Westman also will be backstage with Revlon during London and Paris Fashion Weeks.

September 8, 2010

Merck's supplemental drug applications for its atypical antipsychotic received approval from the Food and Drug...

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. Merck's supplemental drug applications for its atypical antipsychotic received approval from the Food and Drug Administration, the drug maker said.

Saphris now is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults, as monotherapy for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults, and as adjunctive therapy with either lithium or valproate for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults, Merck said.

September 8, 2010

Discovery Bay Games and Broadway Video Enterprises are bringing sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live"...

SEATTLE Discovery Bay Games and Broadway Video Enterprises are bringing sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" into living rooms nationwide with the launch of a new board game.

September 8, 2010

Wahl is working with facial hair experts to launch a website that will include an...

September 7, 2010

7UP is getting an upgrade....

PLANO, Texas 7UP is getting an upgrade.

The soft drink is infusing a more crisp, clean lemon-lime flavor and also is updating its packaging. To celebrate the changes, 7UP is kicking off new "Ridiculously Bubbly" TV spots — featuring actor and comedian David Spade, best known for his portrayal of some the most sarcastic characters on screen — to put the "ridiculously bubbly" taste of 7UP to the test.

September 7, 2010

Maybelline New York, the official makeup sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and CVS/pharmacy are inviting...

NEW YORK Maybelline New York, the official makeup sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and CVS/pharmacy are inviting consumers to showcase their talents and enter to win the "Be a Sensational Makeup Artist" contest.

From Sept 1 to Oct. 15, consumers can enter the "Be a Sensational Makeup Artist" contest by visiting Besensationalandwin.com. Contestants must submit a video of themselves creating a makeup look with Maybelline New York cosmetics for a chance to win.

September 7, 2010

Beauty company Revlon announced on Wednesday that it has decided to join the Twitter universe....

NEW YORK Beauty company Revlon announced on Wednesday that it has decided to join the Twitter universe.

As the countdown begins to New York's Fashion Week, Revlon is launching its Twitter page at Twitter.com/Revlon. Revlon is giving the first 500 followers a new shade of super lustrous lipstick, created by global artistic director Gucci Westman for her new collection Suede Rhapsody, hitting stores in October.

September 7, 2010

Hair care brand TRESemme, the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the...

MELROSE PARK, Ill. Hair care brand TRESemme, the official hair care sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for the fifth season running, is transporting the runway into everyday through its "Her Way to the Runway" campaign with designer and reality star Whitney Port.

The spring 2011 season of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week takes place from Sept. 9 to 16 in New York City.