09/06/2012 - 12:41pm

Electronic prescribing network Surescripts will connect its system to the interoperability platform of a company that provides electronic health records, under a partnership announced Thursday.

09/06/2012 - 12:33pm

Kalorama Information on Thursday reported that a number of Rx-to-OTC switch applications currently are under review by the Food and Drug Administration across several new-to-self-care categories, including overactive bladder, bacterial infections, cholesterol and high blood pressure.

09/06/2012 - 12:11pm

Safeway will package $150 million in real healthcare savings into an overall wellness strategy to be implemented over the course of 2013, the grocer's chairman and CEO Steve Burd told analysts Thursday morning at the Goldman Sachs 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference.

09/06/2012 - 11:53am

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts is recommending that the agency approve an experimental drug for cystic fibrosis made by Novartis, the Swiss drug maker said.

09/06/2012 - 11:34am

Tom's of Maine has introduced its new Botanically Bright whitening toothpaste, a sodium lauryl sulfate-free and fluoride-free toothpaste that promises to give your mouth a foamy, clean feeling while helping to naturally whiten your teeth.

09/06/2012 - 11:09am

The Grocery Manufacturers Association has named Elise Fennig as VP industry affairs.

09/06/2012 - 11:09am

Beauty brand Physicians Formula Holdings has received an unsolicited, nonbinding proposal to acquire all its outstanding shares of common stock at a price of $4.90 per share.

09/06/2012 - 10:53am

The Cetaphil line of cleansers and moisturizers from Galderma Labs has teamed up with Camp Wonder, an initiative of the Children's Skin Disease Foundation, and will sponsor the organization by donating a portion of the proceeds of a special-edition moisturizing cream, available exclusively at Walgreens.

09/06/2012 - 10:44am

CVS Caremark announced that it has joined with a group of public and private sector partners and will sponsor the "The Medicine Abuse Project," a multiyear effort by The Partnership at Drugfree.org to raise awareness and curb the abuse of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines.