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September 26, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy is handing out free vitamins to elementary school students in a West Virginia county, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Fruth Pharmacy is handing out free vitamins to elementary school students in a West Virginia county, according to published reports.

The Huntington, W.Va., Herald-Dispatch reported that Fruth president Lynne Fruth announced a plan to offer free vitamins to every elementary school student in Cabell County, W.Va., for the next 12 months.

The program was launched last year in conjunction with Mason Vitamins, serving about 2,000 students in economically depressed areas where Fruth operates, in Ohio and West Virginia, according to the newspaper.

September 10, 2013

Having performed more than 8,000 free skin cancer screenings all over the country, La Roche-Posay has been dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of sun safety with its annual SOS – Save Our Skin program over the past four years.

NEW YORK — Having performed more than 8,000 free skin cancer screenings all over the country, La Roche-Posay has been dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of sun safety with its annual SOS – Save Our Skin program over the past four years.

April 4, 2012

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program held on Wednesday a special event at the Fienberg Fisher School in Miami Beach to dedicate one of its mobile dental vans to provide free dental screenings, oral health education and treatment referrals to children in need throughout Florida.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program held on Wednesday a special event at the Fienberg Fisher School in Miami Beach to dedicate one of its mobile dental vans to provide free dental screenings, oral health education and treatment referrals to children in need throughout Florida.

November 21, 2011

A hand and respiratory hygiene program including frequent use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer helped reduce illness caused by influenza A, and reduced the number of missed school days in elementary school children, according to a study in the November issue of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

PHILADELPHIA — A hand and respiratory hygiene program including frequent use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer helped reduce illness caused by influenza A, and reduced the number of missed school days in elementary school children, according to a study in the November issue of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.

October 21, 2011

More than 1-in-4 kindergarten children, and 1-in-5 teachers, had difficulty distinguishing between medicine and candy in new research conducted by two now seventh-grade students, who presented their findings earlier this week at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition here.

BOSTON — More than 1-in-4 kindergarten children, and 1-in-5 teachers, had difficulty distinguishing between medicine and candy in new research conducted by two now seventh-grade students, who presented their findings earlier this week at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition here.

Casey Gittelman and Eleanor Bishop conducted their study, "Candy or Medicine: Can Children Tell the Difference?" earlier this year at Ayer Elementary School in suburban Cincinnati.

September 29, 2011

Bartell Drugs is introducing a new way for customers to donate to local schools and nonprofit organizations, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs is introducing a new way for customers to donate to local schools and nonprofit organizations, the regional retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

September 12, 2010

Marvel superheroes are the latest licensed Silly Bandz to hit store shelves. BCP Imports, maker...

TOLEDO, Ohio —Marvel superheroes are the latest licensed Silly Bandz to hit store shelves. BCP Imports, maker of the must-have accessory for the elementary school set, is shipping a 24-band Marvel Avengers pack to retailers just in time for back-to-school.

The new Marvel Silly Bandz collection includes Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America, Incredible Hulk, Thor and Wolverine, and will retail for $4.95. Counter displays and pop-up boxes are available for merchandising.

September 12, 2010

Consumers may be saying one thing and doing another when it comes to choosing healthy...

March 24, 2010

The charitable arm of the NBA is sending a basketball star out to educate parents...

PHOENIX The charitable arm of the NBA is sending a basketball star out to educate parents about adolescent vaccinations.

March 16, 2008

Colgate-Palmolive teamed up with “Hairspray” star Nikki Blonsky to bring its first-ever “Bright Smiles Comedy...