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For those suffering from heart or lung disease, cancer, systemic infections or other all-too-common conditions, the science of medicine has made extraordinary advances over the past few decades.

07/12/2013 - 5:59pm

The creation of a clear approval pathway for biosimilar drugs remains a daunting task for the Food and Drug Administration, despite the fact that it's prescribed by law through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But when those lower-priced, generic versions of some staggeringly expensive bioengineered medicines do finally come to market, they're likely to have a profound effect on the nation's outlays for specialty pharmaceuticals.

07/12/2013 - 5:59pm

Stephen LaFrance, former owner of USA Drug, passed away unexpectedly last month. LaFrance was 71.

07/12/2013 - 5:59pm

I have been thinking about this column for a long time — the quintessential advice for how to work NACDS Total Store Expo next month. This morning I had one of those Hunter S. Thompson "eureka" moments.

07/12/2013 - 5:58pm

Candle-Lite will introduce two new Entenmann's scented candle flavors, Chocolate Whoopie Pie and Red Velvet Cupcake, in time for the fourth-quarter holiday-selling season.

07/12/2013 - 5:58pm

Consumers have a brand new way to enjoy the trademark Snickers combination of chocolate, peanuts, caramel and nougat.

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Looking to further innovate the at-home gel manicure market, Red Carpet Manicure has developed the first at-home light-activated nail treatments.

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Prestige Brands is the first over-the-counter manufacturer to adopt an "energy shot" format in an effort to infuse differentiation into the brand.

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Hearing aid and coin batteries are outperforming other battery segments. Fueled by an aging population that is more willing than ever before to wear hearing aids, the hearing aid battery segment has continued to grow over the last several years.