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Cough-Cold and Flu

News and information on cough-cold and flu care products, merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies.

Walgreens once again tracking flu activity nationwide

Walgreens is rolling out its Walgreens Flu Index, tracking flu activity in areas across the country — just in time for National Influenza Vaccination Week.

Church & Dwight acquiring Zicam owner in $530M deal

Church & Dwight said it had completed its $530 million acquisition of Matrixx Initiatives, owner of cough-cold shortening brand Zicam.

Publix customers who want to get a flu shot now can schedule an appointment online and sign consent forms prior to arrival.

Giant Food’s mobile clinics will be available throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware through October.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, shoppers are increasingly conscious of what ingredients are in the products they are using to stay healthy, leading to growth among natural and homeopathic products.

Throat Coat Lozenges include menthol and pectin, as well as herbal extracts and essential oils, to tackle sore throats and coughs.

CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic are offering this season's flu shot, with demand expected to be high.

In order to obtain a flu vaccine at Bartell Drugs, patients must schedule their appointment online.

Giant Food has begun offering flu vaccinations for patients at its in-store pharmacies.

Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets are offering in-store flu vaccinations, as well as drive-up flu shots at select store parking lots on Sept. 13.

Find out the five products Hamacher Resource Group's new product team identified as up-and-comers that hit shelves in July.

Foundation will be acquiring Breathe Right Nasal Strips and Children’s Dimetapp, as well as Anbesol, Alavert, Dristan, Primatene Tablets and Fiber Con from GSK Consumer Healthcare.

Nathan Jones, president of Xlear, spoke to DSN about how education is vital in helping consumers get through the coronavirus pandemic and maintain upper respiratory health.

Drug Store News spoke to the vice president of marketing at Pharmacare US, Art Rowe-Cerveny to discuss what is driving the brand’s growth.

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