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Updating a store’s look and feel may seem like a daunting task, but the end result will be worth it if you zero-in on the areas of greatest need—and maybe get some input from knowledgeable partners along the way.

Lakewood, CO—In operation since 1995 as a natural products retailer in Independence, MO, Nature's Pantry, Inc. has been purchased by Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage. The store is expected to begin operating under the Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage name by the end of 2014.

Denver, CO; Salem, OR—Two state ballot initiatives that would have required the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food to be called out on labels failed to pass on Election Day. The vote on Colorado’s Proposition 105 was not close, as voters shot it down 66% to 34%. Oregon’s Measure 92 came up short by less than one percentage point, or about 10,000 votes.

San Diego, CA— A study published in Neural Computation shows that a branded version of coenzyme Q10(CoQ10)  can provide health benefits to veterans suffering from Gulf War illness.

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has revealed findings from their annual Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements that the supplement market will be happy to see.

Washington, D.C.—A new study appearing in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology suggests that keeping to a Mediterranean-style diet may play a role in lowering risk of kidney disease.

Several past studies have suggested a link between vitamin D and the inhibition of prostate cancer, but a recent study published in Prostateoffers a possible answer as to why this takes place.

Gothenburg, Sweden— A new dissertation from the University of Gothenburg says that omega-3 and omega-6 supplementation may be able to improve problem behavior in children and adolescents with ADHD.

Founding partner of Topical BioMedics, Inc. Stephen Daniel Duricko passed away on Tuesday, October 21 at the age of 74.