August 22, 2012

Pharmacy automation manufacturer Innovation will supply pharmacy automation technology to the U.S. Navy, under a new deal between the two worth up to $49 million.

August 17, 2012

Playmaker Nutrition recently announced its planned foray into retail outlets in September with a line of supplement products targeting teens and tweens.

August 10, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition added two keynote speakers to its annual meeting docket.

August 10, 2012

Konsyl recently announced that nutrition expert Keri Glassman will become the company’s new spokeswoman.

July 31, 2012

Randy Heiser recently joined McKesson as director of retail national accounts of Six Sigma, DSN has learned.

July 25, 2012

Crisis-management expert Brian Ellis, EVP CRT/tanaka, will lead an interactive breakout session at The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium on Dietary Supplements, the Council for Responsible Nutrition announced Tuesday.

July 23, 2012

A pharmacy graduate school in New York has received full accreditation.

July 19, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday honored the 100th anniversary of the "vitamin," a term that was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912.

July 17, 2012

A group that certifies pharmacy technicians has introduced a program for pharmacy tech educational institutions and training programs that provide classroom instruction, position students for employment and prepare them to participate in its national certification program.

July 13, 2012

A federal judge has ruled in favor of pharmacy technology manufacturer Innovation Associates in a 6-year-old case brought by ScriptPro concerning a component of one of Innovation's dispensing robots, the companies said.

July 11, 2012

A pharmacy professor at New York's Touro College of Pharmacy has received an award from an organization for health-system pharmacists, the college said Wednesday.

July 9, 2012

Jel Sert has acquired three functional beverage brand names from Solis Brands.

July 6, 2012

Independent pharmacy owner-operators, by definition, stand somewhat alone. It’s the nature of their calling, and it defines their particular brand of pharmacy retailing as a responsive, patient-focused center for community care and high-touch, individualized personal service.

June 12, 2012

The Georgia Institute of Technology on Tuesday announced the launch of HomeLab, a statewide network of adults 50 years of age and older recruited to evaluate the in-home usability and effectiveness of consumer products designed for the aging adult population.

June 6, 2012

Abbott on Tuesday announced the launch of Ensure Clear, a nutrition beverage available in peach and blueberry pomegranate flavors that offers three times more protein than juice, according to the company, and 21 vitamins and minerals to help adults looking to fill dietary gaps.

June 1, 2012

Full Motion Beverage on Wednesday announced the launch of Full Motion Sports, a wholly owned subsidiary that will focus on the development and sales of sports-related drinks and dietary supplements.

May 14, 2012

The CRN Foundation’s “Life…supplemented” consumer wellness campaign on Monday launched its new blog, "the Supplemental," which will provide consumers with fun, fresh, new perspectives to educate and inform consumers on combining healthy diet, supplements and exercise to optimize one’s health and well-being.

May 10, 2012

Scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute’s Nutrition and Metabolism Center have developed a low-calorie, fruit-based high-fiber vitamin and mineral nutrition bar called the CHORI-bar that improves biological indicators — the bar increased HDL cholesterol and glutathione but lowered homocysteine — linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and associated decline in antioxidant defenses, the group reported Wednesday.

April 24, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation announced that $350,000 in scholarships were awarded through its 2012 Pharmacy Partners Scholarship Program.

April 19, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition-International on Thursday named several new officers to its board of directors.

April 9, 2012

Obesity now accounts for almost 21% of U.S. healthcare costs — more than twice the previous estimates — according to a new Cornell University study released Monday.

April 5, 2012

More than two-thirds of Americans (71%) reported the economy has not affected their household’s purchasing habits of dietary supplements, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

April 4, 2012

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, the first line of skin care products sold in the mass market that offers exclusive clinical strength kinetin in anti-aging formulas, announced that four of its anti-aging treatments have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal from the Good Housekeeping Research Institute.

March 22, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced the recipients of the NACDS RxImpact “U” Advocacy Award during the fourth annual NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill this week.