05/02/2014 - 11:35am

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Thursday unveiled a plan to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15. Although Murray said the hike has broad support across local government, business and labor communities, the City Council still has to vote on the proposal.

05/02/2014 - 10:35am

Unilever’s Dove is convening with leading digital voices in parenting to host a panel conversation on beauty and confidence during the sixth annual Mom 2.0 Summit held May 1 to 3.

05/02/2014 - 9:51am

Despite severe weather-related issues during the first quarter, CVS Caremark posted on Friday “solid results” across the enterprise and executives expressed optimism in achieving 2014 goals.

05/02/2014 - 9:01am

"NACDS helps to protect the value we currently deliver and sets the stage to provide an even higher level of care, all while sending a powerful message that chain pharmacies are doing far more than filling prescriptions and selling merchandise." That's the message incoming National Association of Chain Drug Stores John Standley had for NACDS Annual attendees. It's a critical juncture in the healthcare industry, he said, and everyone who participates in NACDS plays a substantial role.

NACDS is getting a seasoned performer at the helm. Standley has shown exemplary leadership and remarkable clarity of vision in leading the turnaround at Rite Aid — today the retail health care company is in the best shape it has been in financially in more than a decade, and introduced several very innovative new programs and initiatives from the wellness ambassadors to wellness+ to the Rite Aid Health Aliance, and most recently its acquisition of RediClinic.

05/02/2014 - 7:27am

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday commended Arizona Governor Jan Brewer for signing H.B. 2086 in to law.

05/02/2014 - 7:19am

Walgreens and the National Urban League on Thursday announced the launch of the 2014 Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour.

05/02/2014 - 6:32am

AstraZeneca rejected Pfizer's $106 billion bid for the company Friday morning.

05/02/2014 - 6:14am

An average of $3.9 billion per year in avoidable healthcare utilization costs would be realized if all U.S. adults older than 55 years diagnosed with age-related eye disease were to use lutein and zeaxanthin dietary supplements at preventive intake levels, according to a new economic report released Thursday by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

05/02/2014 - 5:58am

MyFitnessPal on Thursday published its first user data study, uncovering a new trend in which people share health-related goals, activities and personal health content with their friends, colleagues and relatives, online and off.