03/27/2014 - 10:49am

Getting a flu vaccine reduces a child’s risk of flu-related intensive care hospitalization by 74%, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published Thursday in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.

03/27/2014 - 10:38am

Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis, together with the Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, on Thursday launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

03/27/2014 - 10:26am

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is urging a Senate Committee to help preserve pharmacy access and choice for Tricare patients, citing in a written statement the importance of advancing policies that control healthcare costs and preserve patient access to the nation’s community pharmacies.

03/27/2014 - 10:13am

Fred's Super Dollar on Thursday posted sales of $495.1 million for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1, representing an increase of 0.5% on an adjusted basis (fiscal 2012 fourth quarter was 14 weeks vs. 13 weeks in fiscal 2013).

03/26/2014 - 2:54pm

Recent research suggests that point-of-care testing for infectious diseases in community pharmacies could not only benefit patients but could also represent an opportunity for pharmacy as they look to strengthen their foothold along the front lines of health care.

03/26/2014 - 1:58pm

Actavis and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved the new drug application for Metronidazole 1.3% vaginal gel. The antibiotic is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis, an infection caused by an imbalance in the normal bacteria of vagina.

03/26/2014 - 12:16pm

Celebrity beauty licensing company Boldface Group has named former Smashbox executive John LaBonty as president and CEO.

03/26/2014 - 12:08pm

The Aveeno brand has debuted "The Beauty of Nature, Active Naturals Oat for Your Skin," a series of video narratives celebrating ingredients found in nature and their potential to help enhance one's natural beauty.

03/26/2014 - 12:04pm

Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of the Topps Co., announced the expansion of the Major League Baseball branded Ring Pops to new teams this March.