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July 22, 2013

As many as 62% of Springfield, Mo., residents oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine, according to a recent poll conducted on behalf of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Magellan Strategies.

WASHINGTON — As many as 62% of Springfield, Mo., residents oppose a proposed law that would require all consumers to obtain a doctor's prescription before buying cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine, according to a recent poll conducted on behalf of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Magellan Strategies that was released Monday. 

November 15, 2012

Pedigree’s new Dentastix line of oral care products for pets fights “dog breath.” These new Fresh Treats for dogs work to help banish bad breath and help with overall oral care, including tartar control.


FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Pedigree’s new Dentastix line of oral care products for pets fights “dog breath.” These new Fresh Treats for dogs work to help banish bad breath and help with overall oral care, including tartar control.


Oral care is the No. 1 health issue veterinarians see in dogs. Research from The Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition indicates that bad breath can be a sign of such canine oral care issues as gum disease. Advanced, untreated gum disease can be associated with the development of heart and kidney disease, as well as some forms of cancer.

November 15, 2012

Two new wooden toys that won a contest sponsored by Midwestern mass merchandiser Meijer will be featured exclusively on the retailer's website, the company said Thursday.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Two new wooden toys that won a contest sponsored by Midwestern mass merchandiser Meijer will be featured exclusively on the retailer's website, the company said Thursday.

Meijer announced the winners of the Meijer Next Great Toymaker contest: Franklin, N.C.-based Circa Toys' Wagon of Blocks and Goshen, Ind.-based Peters' Group's Stick & Stack Cozy Cabin. The Wagon of Blocks, which sells for $69.99, is designed for children ages 1 to 3 years, while the Cozy Cabin, at $44.99, is for children ages 4 to 8 years.

November 7, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a warning letter to The Avalon Effect, a company based in Franklin, Tenn., for its marketing of a light therapy product that claims to cure or treat symptoms of fungal meningitis, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, concussions, Lyme disease and other diseases.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a warning letter to The Avalon Effect, a company based in Franklin, Tenn., for its marketing of a light therapy product that claims to cure or treat symptoms of fungal meningitis, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, concussions, Lyme disease and other diseases.

September 25, 2012

Cesar has launched its Meaty Selects line.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cesar has launched its Meaty Selects line.

September 5, 2012

Cesar has launched new Savory Delights canine meals that feature ingredient combinations and unique toppings.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cesar has launched new canine meals that feature ingredient combinations and unique toppings.

July 25, 2012

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker helped ring in the 75th anniversary of Carma Labs last week at the company's facilities.

FRANKLIN, Wis. — Wisconsin governor Scott Walker helped ring in the 75th anniversary of Carma Labs last week at the company's facilities.

Carma Labs, makers of Carmex, was founded by Alfred Woelbing in 1937 and is today a third-generation, family-owned-and-operated business that currently is run by grandsons Paul and Eric Woelbing.

For local news coverage of the event, click here.

July 23, 2012

Blu Pharmaceuticals has named Joe Dombrowski to the newly created position of VP corporate development, the company said.

FRANKLIN, Ky. — Blu Pharmaceuticals has named Joe Dombrowski to the newly created position of VP corporate development, the company said.

Blu, based in Franklin, Ky., said Dombrowski will be responsible for strategic planning and business development, including mergers and acquisitions. Blu was founded in 2006.

Dombrowski previously worked as senior director for strategic planning and business development for Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals.

May 15, 2012

Cesar is boosting its lineup of canine cuisine to include new bite-sized baked treats.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cesar is boosting its lineup of canine cuisine to include new bite-sized baked treats.

Cesar Cookie Crunchies, available in filet mignon and rotisserie chicken flavors, are treats shaped as mini bones, paw prints and hearts, and are 10 calories each, the company said.

February 13, 2012

Cesar is adding two new flavors of dog food to its portfolio.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Cesar is adding two new flavors of dog food to its portfolio.

The company has introduced new Cesar original pate smoked BBQ chicken flavor meal and Cesar Sunrise scrambled egg and sausage flavor breakfast. The new flavors were developed in response to an unique opportunity that offered consumers the ability to design a delicious dish to satisfy even the most particular palettes, Cesar said.

January 25, 2012

Acadia Healthcare on Wednesday announced that it has named Walgreens veteran Wade Miquelon to its board of directors.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Acadia Healthcare on Wednesday announced that it has named Walgreens veteran Wade Miquelon to its board of directors.

"Wade Miquelon brings tremendous expertise in a range of disciplines to Acadia, as well as valuable perspectives from his work with both large established companies and young growth companies," stated Joey Jacobs, Acadia chairman and CEO. "We welcome Wade to the board, confident of his ability to contribute to the company's long-term growth in earnings and shareholder value."

January 23, 2012

Fertility clinic network Vivere Health has inked a deal with Metro Medical Supply to launch a specialty pharmacy company, Vivere said Monday.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Fertility clinic network Vivere Health has inked a deal with Metro Medical Supply to launch a specialty pharmacy company, Vivere said Monday.

Avanti Specialty Pharmacy Management will provide fertility pharmacy and related management services, Vivere said.

September 28, 2010

Franklin Electronic Publishers will launch this week its Roadie portable speaker systems, designed for customers...

BURLINGTON, N.J. Franklin Electronic Publishers will launch this week its Roadie portable speaker systems, designed for customers on the go.

 

The three-piece modular design allows the user to stack and tailor the device to his or her specific needs regardless of location, Franklin said of its three-module speaker system and two-way communicator for mobile professionals. The three-piece modular products include:

January 10, 2010

What do Sandra Bullock, Tobey Maguire, Meryl Streep and Bill Paxton all have in common?...

FRANKLIN, Wis. —What do Sandra Bullock, Tobey Maguire, Meryl Streep and Bill Paxton all have in common? Three things—they’ve all been nominated for Golden Globe Awards, they’ve all starred in movies with Kevin Bacon and while they’re in the Golden Globe green room, they’ll all be sporting Carma Labs’ Carmex lip balm products.

February 12, 2009

“We must all hang together, or most assuredly we will all hang separately.” That dictum,...

WASHINGTON “We must all hang together, or most assuredly we will all hang separately.” That dictum, attributed to Ben Franklin, could apply to the increasingly urgent campaign by a wide-ranging assortment of pharmacy and retail advocacy groups to speak with one voice in policymaking circles. In the midst of an economic crisis, a dysfunctional healthcare system in dire need of new cost-saving solutions and a revolution in technology and communications, pharmacy leaders from every practice setting are acutely aware of the need for a united front.