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Week of Mon, Aug 23rd, 2010

Burner Balm inks pact with pharmacy distributor

Pacific Shore Holdings Inc. has engaged with Michigan-based H&H Wholesale, which specializes in supplying independent and chain pharmacies nationwide, for the distribution of its Burner Balm and Energy-X Lip Balm.

McKesson's Figueroa named supply chain exec of decade

The Global Supply Chain Leaders Group (GSCLG) has named John Figueroa, president of McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, as the "Supply Chain Executive of the Decade." 

PharmaTrust MedCenters dubbed 'game-changing technology'

PharmaTrust said its MedCenter remote pharmacy dispensing machines have been called "industry-changing technology" by news network CNN.

Somaxon, P&G to co-promote Silenor sleep aid

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co. have entered into a co-promotion agreement for Silenor, a newly approved treatment for insomnia characterized by difficulty with sleep maintenance.

American Greetings strikes chord with Guitar cards

Adding to its lineup of fun, interactive cards, American Greetings has rolled out the new Guitar line of birthday cards.

Carmex launches its first tinted lip balm

Carma Laboratories Inc. has unveiled two new Carmex Moisture Plus ultra-hydrating lip balms with tints of color.

Absorbine Jr.'s new packaging makes debut

W.F. Young Inc. has introduced new packaging for its Absorbine Jr. pain relief remedy.

Dr. Scholl's foldable shoes give break from high heels

Merck Consumer Care has launched Dr. Scholl's For Her Fast Flats, a stylish, practical solution for women who need a break from their uncomfortable shoes.

Hyland's adds new children's remedies

Hyland's Inc. has expanded its line of homeopathic remedies for children with the addition of Hyland's Nighttime Cold 'n Cough 4 Kids and Hyland's Complete Allergy 4 Kids.

Colic Calm lands national distribution at CVS

CVS/pharmacy is now carrying Colic Calm homeopathic infant gripe water from TJL Enterprises Inc. in stores nationwide.

Campaign to promote IntelliGender baby gender test

IntelliGender has retained TransMedia Group to conduct a national campaign to publicize its Gender Prediction Test for expecting parents.

Novo Nordisk taps Upsher-Smith to market Vagifem

Novo Nordisk Inc. has signed an exclusive agreement with Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc. to market 10 mcg Vagifem tablets.

RelayHealth earns EHNAC e-prescribing accreditation

RelayHealth has achieved full accreditation with the e-Prescribing Accreditation Program (ePAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).

Catalina rolls out NasalCEASE for nosebleeds

Catalina Healthcare has introduced NasalCEASE, an over-the-counter remedy designed to quickly stop nosebleeds.

Vial maker to offer Med Time's Pill Timer cap

Med Time Technology Inc. has reached an agreement in which its Pill Timer vial caps, which alert users when to take their medication, will be offered on packaging from Rexam Plastics, one of the nation's largest makers of plastic prescription vials.

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