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2013-05-21 23:18:09

Innovative and effective OTC treatment for itchy skin ready to hit store shelves. Bergen County, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 The first ever over-the-counter anti-itch ointment remedy to carry the USDA Organic Certified Seal, Anti Itchbalm, is ready to come to pharmacies and drug stores across the country. It's an innovative and effective product which will help attract more customers to independently owned pharmacies looking to better serve their community. US Organic Group Corp. has...

2013-05-21 12:29:11

Consumer Healthcare Company Focused on Over-the-Counter (OTC) Therapies in Liquid 'Shot' Form to Launch First Products in U.S. in Summer 2013 BURLINGAME, Calif., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First Aid Shot Therapy®, Inc. ("F.A.S.T."), a consumer healthcare company focused on over-the-counter (OTC) therapies in liquid 'shot' (40ml / 1.35oz.) form, today announced it has completed a Series A financing round. New investor Sofinnova Ventures led the round. (Logo:...

2013-05-17 23:01:41

Topricin Pain Relief and Healing Cream has been listed among nationally recommended over-the-counter (OTC) health products 2012 — 2013 in an initiative conducted by "U.S. News" in collaboration with the trade journal "Pharmacy Times." The product--which is not in mass market distribution yet--has earned the “No. 1 Pharmacists Recommended designation” in the “Topical Analgesics” category, and is the only homeopathic product on the recommendation list. Rhinebeck,...

2013-05-13 23:03:10

Skin care industry veteran Anne M. Egger brings 30 years of experience to TopMD, Inc.'s Board of Directors. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Dallas-based TopMD Skin Care, makers of CLn® BodyWash and CLn® SportWash, today announced its vice president of marketing and sales, Anne Egger, will join TopMD, Inc. Board of Directors. Egger is a dermatology industry expert of 30 years. She has served as TopMD´s vice president of marketing and sales since 2012, leading the launch of the...

2013-05-13 12:28:48

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced it has kicked off a broad industry marketing and communications campaign to raise awareness for, and consumer confidence in, generic over-the-counter (OTC) medications sold at leading retailers - also known as "store brand" OTCs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DE62255LOGO ) Referencing other successful industry branding campaigns like "Got Milk®?" or "Pork: The Other...

2013-05-02 08:38:38

ALLEGAN, Mich., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.09 per share, payable on June 18, 2013 to shareholders of record on May 31, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120301/DE62255LOGO ) From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Allegan, Michigan-based Perrigo Company has grown to become a leading global provider of quality, affordable healthcare...

Morning After Pill Approved For Ages 15 And Up
2013-05-02 05:50:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved on Tuesday the over-the-counter sale of morning-after pills for those 15 years of age and older, and will make the pills available on store shelves, rather than being sold from a pharmacy. Until now, emergency contraception has been available by prescription only to those under the age of 17, and was only sold from behind pharmacy counters. The FDA ruling, which takes effect...

2013-05-01 08:30:48

Recent Research Shows Hispanic Community At Risk, New Spanish-language Resources Available WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) announced a partnership with the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition to increase awareness among Spanish-speaking consumers on the importance of safe use of medicines that contain acetaminophen. Many Hispanic consumers are not aware of any health risks associated with taking too much...

2013-04-30 20:22:01

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anna Higgins, Family Research Council's Director of the Center for Human Dignity released the following statement following the decision today by the Food and Drug Administration to make Plan B available over the counter to girls as young as 15 years old: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "This decision shows an alarming lack of concern for the safety of young girls, the fundamental rights of parents, and...

2013-04-24 12:29:01

SCHOFIELD, Wis., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., (PMBS: OTCBB), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced that Ludlow Research had issued a research opinion on the company and its flagship product, LipiGesic® M.  Report Highlights - Non-Prescription Product to Treat Migraine Headaches- Product Shown to Outperform #1 Prescription Competitor- Holds Patent on Product- Product...