04/26/2013 - 9:55am

More than 1.3 million emergency room visits in 2010 were related to abuse of prescription drugs, and the problem has become widespread enough that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention classifies it as an epidemic. In response, curbing abuse of prescription drugs has become a cornerstone of the Obama administration's drug policy.

04/26/2013 - 9:48am

GNC expanded nationwide its new Member Price Program, which will incorporate GNC’s current loyalty program boasting close to 7 million active members.

04/26/2013 - 9:14am

Generic drug maker Actavis is settling a patent-infringement suit with Purdue Pharma concerning the opioid painkiller OxyContin, Actavis said, saying it expected to make more than $100 million in the deal between 2014 and 2015.

04/26/2013 - 9:05am

Dollar General is partnering with Procter & Gamble to honor a Florida mom as its official Every Day Hero for the month of May, the companies announced.

04/26/2013 - 8:23am

American Vintage Beverage announced the launch of new American Vintage Hard Tea, a combination of traditional iced tea and 5% alcohol.

04/25/2013 - 2:13pm

A coalition of consumers, businesses and pharmacists is promoting greater access to immunizations to mark World Immunization Week, which lasts from April 24 to 30.

04/25/2013 - 2:05pm

Watertree Health has hired former NBA champion John Salley to market its free prescription discount cards, the company said.

04/25/2013 - 2:03pm

Care Pharmacies Cooperative on Thursday announced that two of its member owners have recently been recognized for their individual contributions to pharmacy retailing.

04/25/2013 - 1:55pm

Max-Wellness on Wednesday announced that it will open the first of its new concept Mini-Max stores in The Center for Healthy Living situated on the 83-acre campus of Moorings Park, an upscale Naples, Fla., retirement community.