06/17/2013 - 9:06am

Drug maker Johnson & Johnson plans to spend up to $1 billion to acquire a privately owned company developing a drug for prostate cancer.

06/14/2013 - 1:25pm

Irish drug maker Elan Corp. said Friday it was looking to sell itself off to a New York-based company that invests in drug royalties after rejecting a previous offer.

06/14/2013 - 10:34am

Kmart got mixed, albeit largely positive reviews, from a couple of ads placed on YouTube, but many people are saying a recent parody of the ads goes too far, and it has attracted a response from the retailer.

06/14/2013 - 9:28am

Ahold USA's supermarket banners have donated more than $4 million to charitable causes over the past week.

06/13/2013 - 2:35pm

A state legislator in Ohio is sponsoring an open-house event to demonstrate advances in telemedicine.

06/13/2013 - 2:22pm

Regional drug store chain Bartell Drugs is looking for a volunteer to represent it in a bike ride to raise money for a local cancer-research center.

06/13/2013 - 1:46pm

Most of the growth in jobs in the healthcare sector comes from home health care, according to data released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

06/13/2013 - 12:34pm

Drug maker Actavis is working with nonprofit pharmaceutical company Medicines360 to make low-cost intrauterine devices available to women, the two said.

06/13/2013 - 10:25am

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Amgen for treating a rare and usually noncancerous bone tumor, the agency said Thursday.