11/07/2012 - 10:59am

Liquor can cost $2 more at liquor stores in states where the government has a monopoly on sales than at privately owned stores, according to a new study.

11/07/2012 - 10:50am

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a warning letter to The Avalon Effect, a company based in Franklin, Tenn., for its marketing of a light therapy product that claims to cure or treat symptoms of fungal meningitis, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, concussions, Lyme disease and other diseases.

11/07/2012 - 10:43am

Boots U.K. recently took a page out of Walgreens' playbook with the placement of health guides across the front-end.

11/07/2012 - 9:42am

A new Walgreens study examining the impact of 90-day medication refills at community pharmacies compared to 30-day refills for Medicaid patients found that across four therapeutic categories, patients with 90-day refills had greater medication adherence and greater persistency, nominal wastage and more cost savings.

11/06/2012 - 4:08pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for rheumatoid arthritis ahead of the day the agency was scheduled to decide whether or not to approve it, the agency said Tuesday.

11/06/2012 - 1:46pm

iHealth Labs on Tuesday announced that its latest suite of products will be available for purchase at major retailers and online later this month. The iHealth wireless blood pressure wrist monitor, wireless blood pressure monitor and wireless body analysis scale are already available at Best Buy and iHealthlabs.com, the company added.

11/06/2012 - 1:05pm

Estée Lauder reported a solid financial performance for its first quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. The company reported net sales of $2.55 billion for the quarter, a 3% increase compared with $2.48 billion reported in the prior-year quarter.

11/06/2012 - 1:02pm

Prestige Cosmetics has introduced a new line, Total Intensity, that features high-intensity pigments, extended wear and color technology.

11/06/2012 - 12:30pm

The New York Metro Division of H. D. Smith Wholesalers on Tuesday announced it has been preparing for the Nor'easter — anticipated to impact the northeastern United States as soon as Wednesday — by following the same emergency preparedness protocols the wholesaler had put into action both before and after Hurricane Sandy.