January 24, 2013

In the height of the one of the worst flu seasons in recent years, Kleenex is hand-delivering care packs to unsuspecting fans all across North America. Three fans will receive what could be the surprise of a lifetime.

January 23, 2013

Health kiosk maker SoloHealth has joined a health program led by former president Bill Clinton, the company said Wednesday.

January 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the distribution of 2 million additional doses of Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) 75 mg that contain an older version of the package insert.

January 18, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a slight drop in influenza-like illnesses across the country, but even so the season is still going strong.

January 15, 2013

A new ad format from health kiosk maker SoloHealth delivers targeted sponsor content that allows consumers to request additional information regarding products or services that will help promote healthy lifestyles, the company said.

January 14, 2013

The worst of the flu season may be over, at least for those on the East Coast. In a late morning press conference with reporters on Friday, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, "We are seeing a decrease in some regions."

Just don't tell that to anyone living in New York or Boston or Chicago, at least not before slipping on a facemask first.

January 14, 2013

Medagate, a wholly owned subsidiary of InComm Holdings, announced the launch of the MasterCard Dual Value Health Card, the first dual network healthcare spending card.

January 11, 2013

The worst of the flu season may be over, at least for those in the South.

January 8, 2013

Select Family Dollar Stores will carry an environmentally friendly, individually-sold 3-lb firelog by Enviro-Log, the company stated.

January 7, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday announced the launch of its CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other healthcare professionals on the Apple platform.

December 28, 2012

The incidence of influenza continued on an upward trajectory heading into the Christmas holiday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

December 14, 2012

Goody, a maker of hair accessories and styling tools, is supporting the 19th annual “Today Show “Holiday Gift Drive, through a donation of more than $200,000 hairstyling accessories to benefit children, teens and their families across the country this holiday season.

December 10, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported that the national incidence of influenza-like illness dropped below the national baseline of 2.2%.

December 4, 2012

The influenza season is officially underway as flu incidence is already above the national threshold, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters during a teleconference Monday.

November 30, 2012

Bayer HealthCare's animal-health division has introduced a new spray for killing ticks in cats and dogs, the company said.

November 28, 2012

PowderWorks has introduced a new facial exfoliant that is powder-based and remains a powder even after it is massaged onto the face, promising to leave skin with a clean feel and no residue buildup.

November 19, 2012

The American Cancer Society on Friday honored 19 companies, including three retail pharmacy operators and three consumer packaged goods companies, with its Excellence in Philanthropy award — recognizing the companies for their generous support of the society’s efforts to eliminate cancer as a public health burden.

November 15, 2012

Publix on Thursday announced six new officer positions that will begin work in 2013 across human resources, information technology and retail operations.

November 14, 2012

A majority of retailers say delivering a consistent customer experience is their top priority this holiday season, according to a new survey.

November 6, 2012

McKesson on Tuesday announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Emendo, whose CapPlan Predictive Capacity Planning solution equips healthcare providers to optimize operational performance by intelligently forecasting patient demand.

October 25, 2012

A panel at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that pregnant women get vaccinated for whooping cough, the CDC said.

October 18, 2012

SoloHealth on Thursday announced it has plans in place to expand its FDA-approved SoloHealth Station health-and-wellness digital kiosks to more than 2,500 store locations by mid-2013, scaling to more than 4,000 by 2014.

October 15, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has updated its recommendations for pneumococcal vaccine in high-risk adults.

October 11, 2012

The Chain Drug Marketing Association on Wednesday announced its 87th Annual Trade Expo will take place Feb. 19-22 at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta.