02/01/2013 - 11:11am

Unilever has mostly completed its sale of the Skippy peanut butter brand to Hormel Foods, the company said.

01/31/2013 - 2:49pm

A new health initiative will address cardiovascular disease among African-Americans living in three counties in Alabama where the problem is considered significant.

01/31/2013 - 11:20am

A standards-development organization for the pharmacy services industry has updated a white paper on protecting consumers and patients from accidental overdoses of the painkiller acetaminophen.

01/31/2013 - 10:34am

Rite Aid reported a 0.3% increase in comps for the month of January, the retail pharmacy chain said.

01/31/2013 - 7:30am

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program determined the National Weight Loss Institute can support general weight-loss claims made in direct-response advertising for Prevoxin, a dietary supplement intended to promote weight loss, but recommended the marketer modify or discontinue certain claims.

01/31/2013 - 6:50am

The National Community Pharmacists Association urged Oregon state lawmakers to pass a series of bills that would "collectively reduce red tape for pharmacists caring for patients, give consumers greater pharmacy choice at no extra cost, and keep more revenue within the state."

01/30/2013 - 3:22pm

A group of organizations has launched a nationwide competitive outreach project to enlist students studying to become healthcare professionals to find new ways to raise awareness about medication adherence as a public health issue.

01/30/2013 - 12:11pm

Most retailers in Canada are ready for a phase-out of 1-cent coins, a national retailing trade group said Wednesday.

01/29/2013 - 3:33pm

The battle against biogenerics is on, noted a report published in The New York Times.