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Pharmacy chains to carry One Call Alert medical alarm

One Call Alert has landed retail distribution for its medical alarm system at a number of pharmacy chains.

It's official: Watson Pharmaceuticals is now Actavis

Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. has adopted Actavis Inc. as its new global name and has begun trading under a the symbol ACT on the New York Stock Exchange.

ChapStick spotlights 'musically talented lips'

Next month, ChapStick will collaborate with the recently relaunched social media site Myspace to host a national, streamed live concert featuring Emeli Sandé and other rising stars.

Ther-Rx, Perrigo ship Gynazole-1 cream

Ther-Rx Corp. and Perrigo Co. have released Gynazole-1 vaginal cream to pharmacies for prescribing.

Yummi Bears debuts sugarless vitamins

Hero Nutritionals has expanded its Yummi Bears children's gummy vitamin line with two sugar-free vitamins.

Watson acquires Uteron Pharma

Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. has acquired Uteron Pharma SA, a Belgium-based developer of women's health products.

Pampers adds bigger sizes for Swaddlers

Pampers is enabling toddlers to stay in their Swaddlers diapers longer.

Allergan to buy MAP Pharmaceuticals

Allergan Inc. plans to acquire MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. in a deal valued at about $958 million.

Lupin gets OK for Lutera generic

Lupin Ltd. is set to market levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol tablets (0.1 mg/0.02 mg), an oral contraceptive, in the United States.

Schick adds disposables Hydro razor line

Schick has expanded its Hydro razor lineup for men and women with the launch of Schick Hydro 5 Disposables and Schick Hydro Silk Disposables.

Lansinoh products earn parent seal of approval

A trio of products from Lansinoh Laboratories Inc. have received the Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval.

Goody's headache remedy campaign to pair NASCAR legends

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. is teaming up with Goody's longtime spokesman, racing legend Richard Petty, in a new multimedia campaign to introduce consumers to the fast-dissolving headache remedy.

Sanofi Canada unveils 'talking' auto-injector for anaphylaxis

Sanofi Canada has introduced Allerject, which it called the first and only "talking" epinephrine auto-injector in Canada, as a new option for the emergency treatment of anaphylaxis.

Kimberly-Clark names CIO

Jennifer Sepull has joined Kimberly-Clark Corp. as chief information officer and vice president of IT services.

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