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October 14, 2013

Johnson & Johnson on Monday announced that Mark McClellan, senior fellow in economic studies and director of the Initiative on Value and Innovation in Health Care at the Brookings Institution, will join the company's board of directors on Oct. 15. McClellan will serve on the regulatory, compliance and government affairs committee, as well as the science, technology and sustainability committee.

October 14, 2013

Matrixx Initiatives recently named Lori Norian VP marketing for the Zicam Cold Remedy brand.

October 10, 2013

A subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson has acquired rights to an experimental drug for hepatitis C from GlaxoSmithKline.

October 9, 2013

Flu is at the top of the list of diseases older adults plan to ask about, according to results from a new Harris Interactive consumer awareness survey, sponsored by Merck. Most of the more than 600 surveyed adults age 60 years and older are at least somewhat likely to ask their healthcare professional about preventing the flu this year, and are significantly more likely to ask about this than prevention of such other potentially serious diseases as shingles.

October 9, 2013

Products used at home to give women professional-style nail results grew at almost 10% in 2012 as do-it-yourself nail art continues to increase in popularity, according to a new report from consulting and research fim Kline & Co.

October 8, 2013

Sales of professional aesthetic products climbed 7.5% in 2012, and given the growth, aesthetic devices manufacturers are becoming increasingly interested in expanding their direct reach into the consumer market by launching devices for at-home use, according to recent research by consulting and research firm Kline & Co.

October 8, 2013

More than half of prescribers are writing prescriptions electronically, according to a new study.

October 7, 2013

Unilever’s Pond’s has jumped aboard the BB cream craze with its new Pond’s Luminous Finish BB+.

October 4, 2013

A new line of juice drinks from Campbell Soup includes a boost of nutrition, but lower calories and less sugar than most others.

October 2, 2013

A new line of candies from Mars Chocolate North America includes several flavors to coincide with Halloween.

September 30, 2013

Amneal Pharmaceuticals has bought rights to four generic drugs from Actavis, Amneal said Monday.

September 27, 2013

Becton, Dickinson and Co. is partnering with the World Health Organization in an effort to address maternal and newborn mortality, BD said Friday.

September 26, 2013

Merck Consumer Care announced that Oxytrol for Women is now on shelf for the more than 20 million women suffering from overactive bladder.

September 25, 2013

As part of the Black Chill product launch, Unilever’s Axe is whisking away nine winners — and their friends — to the ultimate winter adventure, the Axe Black Chill Challenge.

September 25, 2013

Oceans Omega on Wednesday announced the launch of Omega-3 fortified liquid health shots. Currently sold under the Omega Infusion brand, the 2-oz., single-serving and zero-calorie health shots contain 250 mg of omega-3s (EPA and DHA).

September 25, 2013

Backed by consumer demand, Popcorn, Indiana, maker of all-natural popcorn snacks, is set to usher in the 2013 holiday season with the return of its Drizzlecorn collection.

September 24, 2013

Oral care brand hello has announced that it is expanding its national footprint from 7,800 stores to more than 18,000 stores across the United States by the end of September.

September 24, 2013

A decision by the Department of Health and Human Services to resolve conflicts that arose when it issued regulations under a law that establishes privacy rules for health information technology has drawn applause from a specialty pharmacy organization.

September 23, 2013

Sandoz has launched an authorized generic drug for treating a disease commonly known as pre-leukemia, the company said on Monday.

September 20, 2013

Birds Eye, part of the Pinnacle Foods brand portfolio, announced on Friday a line of new pre-made, blended vegetable varieties for quick meal-time preparation.

September 16, 2013

Actavis has launched a generic drug for post-shingles pain under an agreement with the branded drug's manufacturers, the company said Monday.

September 13, 2013

Actavis has launched a generic version of an extended-release opioid painkiller, the company said.

September 13, 2013

ChapStick, part of the Pfizer portfolio of consumer brands, on Friday announced a new lip balm with advanced moisturizing and anti-aging ingredients.

September 12, 2013

Drug maker Eisai has launched a new support and savings program for patients using a weight-loss drug that it makes.

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