01/21/2015 - 1:52pm

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced approval for Cosentyx (secukinumab), indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

 

01/21/2015 - 12:43pm

Chris Salgardo, skin care expert, philanthropist and leader of the Kiehl's Since 1851 skin care brand, has inked a multi-book deal with the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, to provide grooming guidance and how-to advice for men of every age.

01/21/2015 - 12:23pm

If its goal of expanding health coverage to more Americans is fully realized, the Affordable Care Act could end up pulling as many as 30 million more people into the ranks of the newly insured. That means rising prescription counts and more patients at pharmacy counters and in drug store aisles, but it also poses challenges in managing and educating patients about their benefits.

 

01/21/2015 - 12:19pm

Doctors making house calls? It sounds so …19th century, conjuring up images of a tweedy medical practitioner arriving on someone’s doorstep by horse and buggy with a medical bag and a stethoscope. 

01/21/2015 - 12:12pm

Unilever is encouraging women to embrace their curly hair with the “Dove Hair: Love Your Curls” campaign and film that is launching in tandem with its new Dove Quench Absolute.

01/21/2015 - 11:56am

Unilever’s Dove Men+Care is kicking off a new campaign, dubbed “Real Strength,” just in time for the Big Game to celebrate an evolved vision of masculinity.

01/21/2015 - 11:50am

With specialty and biotech drugs claiming an ever-greater share of the pharmaceutical market and spawning a backlash from payers and patients over their high price tags, pharmacy operators are smack in the middle of a growing tug of war between the drug industry, the public and private health plans struggling to keep up with the new drug-cost paradigm.

01/21/2015 - 11:46am

With the development and use of innovative wearable health devices and smartphone health apps exploding, the decentralization of health care will likely reach a crescendo in 2015. Increasingly, consumers and physicians are embracing technologies that can continuously monitor a host of such physical conditions as heartbeat, lipid levels, medication adherence or motion — and wirelessly transmit the data to a host computer or smartphone. 

01/21/2015 - 11:27am

Rite Aid subsidiary Health Dialog announced Tuesday a multi-year agreement with CDPHP, a New York-based health plan.