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August 30, 2010

Comparing the situation with a hypothetical B-movie about a whale eating New York, Harvard University...

SAN DIEGO Comparing the situation with a hypothetical B-movie about a whale eating New York, Harvard University economics professor David Cutler showed a chart describing the fiscal collision course the United States could be on if it doesn’t successfully tackle healthcare costs.

 

August 30, 2010

Skin care brand Neutrogena's Wave for Change campaign, with the help of teens across America,...

August 30, 2010

Through a deal with Paramount Licensing, Pyramid International is distributing two officially authorized calendars for...

August 29, 2010

Meda on Monday announced an agreement to acquire the specialty pharmaceutical company Alaven in a...

STOCKHOLM Meda on Monday announced an agreement to acquire the specialty pharmaceutical company Alaven in a move that will “significantly enhance Meda’s marketing capabilities in the United States and expand the therapeutic focus to include both gastroenterology and women’s health — areas that Meda already operates in outside of the United States,” the company stated.

 

Meda also identified Alaven’s over-the-counter platform, which accounts for approximately 25% of Alaven’s sales, as an attractive element to the deal.

August 26, 2010

Retail sales of chocolate products increased 3% from 2008 to a record $17 billion in...

NEW YORK Retail sales of chocolate products increased 3% from 2008 to a record $17 billion in 2009, according to a report by market research publisher Packaged Facts titled "Chocolate Market in the U.S.: Trends and Opportunities in Premium, Gourmet and Mass Chocolate Products."

The growth was attributed to the 75% of Americans who have purchased chocolate products since 2008 and the increases in manufacturer prices.

August 25, 2010

MemorialCare Health System has announced the opening of three new retail health clinics at Albertsons/Sav-On...

August 24, 2010

Inc. magazine has ranked a Pacific Northwest pharmacy software company on its list of the...

August 24, 2010

Professional makeup brand Temptu has announced the launch of the Temptu consumer makeup line, featuring...

August 23, 2010

A stable consumption of personal care products, and increased consumer awareness of products with such...

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. A stable consumption of personal care products, and increased consumer awareness of products with such skin protection benefits as anti-aging and sun care, is helping to fuel the demand for personal care ingredients in the United States, according to consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

The market posted 3% growth since 2005, and is forecasted to grow further at a CAGR of 2.2% through 2014, according to Kline's recently released study, "Global Personal Care Ingredients 2010: Market Analysis and Opportunities."

August 23, 2010

The private investment firm that owns Marsh Supermarkets will retain ownership of the Indianapolis-based chain,...

August 22, 2010

A glowing smile and fresh breath still are important to U.S. consumers, but there is...

August 22, 2010

CVS/pharmacy, Boundless Playgrounds and Pepsi are teaming together to build a new playground for children...

August 22, 2010

Carma Labs, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, is expanding beyond lip balm for...

Supplier News

Carma Labs, the maker of Carmex lip balm products, is expanding beyond lip balm for the first time with the launch of its new skin care product line: Carmex Healing lotion and Carmex Healing cream. Carmex skin care products were available exclusively at all Walgreens locations in the United States and on Walgreens.com beginning in August, and will be available through Drugstore.com beginning in September. The suggested retail price is $5.99 each.

August 19, 2010

Enactment last week of a supplemental federal spending bill gave cash-strapped states a chance to...

August 19, 2010

Procter & Gamble is targeting the tween market with the launch of its new Crest...

August 17, 2010

Grocer A&P has appointed former OfficeMax executive Paul Hertz as EVP operations, succeeding Mark Kramer,...

August 16, 2010

US WorldMeds has acquired Solstice Neurosciences for $35.7 million, US WorldMeds said....

August 15, 2010

AAFES earlier this month announced the military exchange will unveil its latest prototype at Tinker...

August 12, 2010

A new study looking at the role probiotics may play in increasing CD4 cell count...

LOS ANGELES A new study looking at the role probiotics may play in increasing CD4 cell count in people with HIV is under way at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the foundation announced Tuesday.

 

Researchers at the AHF hypothesized that probiotic consumption may reduce leakage of Gram-negative bacteria from the intestine, thereby reducing the resulting inflammatory response and destruction of CD4 cells.

 

 

August 11, 2010

The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease caused by diabetes, has increased among diabetic...

WASHINGTON The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease caused by diabetes, has increased among diabetic adults in the United States, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

August 11, 2010

Food Lion announced that OfficeMax will be the supplier for its family of brands, which...

August 11, 2010

Safeway has kicked off its sixth annual 10% Goes Back to Schools program, which supports...

August 10, 2010

Mad Gab's Wildly Natural Bodycare, which currently sells its products in select specialty shops in...

August 10, 2010

Regional retail pharmacy chain Hartig Drug will buy out a pharmacy that has served its...

August 9, 2010

A bid to overturn North Dakota’s restrictive pharmacy-ownership law suffered a major setback late last...