04/01/2013 - 9:02am

Walgreens has picked media-communications firm OMD as its new media planning and buying agency of record, the retail pharmacy chain said.

03/29/2013 - 2:35pm

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating Type 2 diabetes, the agency said.

03/29/2013 - 2:26pm

As Reuters reported yesterday, Walmart is considering a new delivery system that would have in-store customers deliver packages to online buyers. The delivering customers would receive a discount off their shopping bills.

03/29/2013 - 2:07pm

“Well@Work,” Price Chopper Supermarkets’ wellness program managed in partnership with MVP Health Care, has won the Gold Level Worksite Wellness Award for 2012 from the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the company announced.

03/29/2013 - 1:58pm

Vitamin Squeeze announced the release of a full line of powdered water enhancers available in supermarkets nationwide.

03/29/2013 - 1:50pm

A new Medicare Chronic Conditions Dashboard announced today by Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, furthers the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s goals for health promotion and the prevention and management of multiple chronic conditions.

03/29/2013 - 1:39pm

According to a study by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, text-message reminders do not increase the likelihood an expecting mother will receive a flu shot, Reuters reported.

03/29/2013 - 11:55am

Walmart and Target are ramping up offerings of private-label products directed at multicultural and health-conscious consumers, according to a new study.

03/29/2013 - 11:39am

Parsippany, N.J.-based Pinnacle Foods — manufacturer and distributor of such food brands as Birds Eye, Duncan Hines, Vlasic, Mrs. Butterworth’s and others — opened for trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “PF” after its initial public offering.