09/07/2011 - 1:38pm

Patients using an integrated healthcare system that uses its own pharmacy and electronic health records get their medications filled at a higher rate than those in nonintegrated systems, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

09/07/2011 - 1:22pm

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will be a featured speaker at The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.

09/07/2011 - 12:47pm

Stop & Shop has expanded its A+ School Rewards program and is introducing healthy store tours for kids.

09/07/2011 - 12:26pm

Hannibal Regional Medical Group has announced that on Sept. 13 it will open its first “The Clinic at Walmart” inside a Walmart in Hannibal, Mo.

09/07/2011 - 12:23pm

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday upped the ante in its pursuit of administering more flu shots this year — through Sept. 20 guests who use their Customer Reward Card when getting a seasonal flu vaccination will pay a $5-discounted rate of $24.99 for the shot and will receive five free bonus grocery items — fresh fruit, orange juice, hand sanitizer, wipes and tissues — valued at $12.71.

09/07/2011 - 10:34am

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug made by Vivus for treating erectile dysfunction.

09/07/2011 - 10:16am

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has named Ralph Neas as its new president and CEO, the group said Wednesday.

09/07/2011 - 9:59am

After ending its five-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association's efforts to develop treatments and assist people coping with neuromuscular diseases, Safeway announced that its stores raised $10.4 million for the organization.

09/06/2011 - 2:17pm

The number of antibiotic prescriptions sought for acute respiratory infections decreased by 24% between 1993 and 2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's latest "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly" report.