November 17, 2014

Thirty years ago, Democratic and Republican members of Congress hammered out a rare and prescient bipartisan compromise bill that transformed the pharmaceutical landscape forever and unleashed the modern generic drug industry. That law, known as the Hatch-Waxman Act, has proven to be one of the most far-reaching and impactful pieces of legislation ever to shape the American healthcare system.

November 17, 2014

Earlier this year iHealth Lab launched iHealth Align, a mobile blood-glucose monitor that plugs directly into a smartphone, and displays and stores readings using the iHealth Gluco-Smart app. 

November 14, 2014

RelayHealth Clinical Connectivity on Thursday announced that it has been certified to operate as a Health Data Intermediary in the state of Minnesota.

November 6, 2014

It is a common practice for adults with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to receive an offer for a free blood-glucose meter from manufacturers; however, satisfaction is significantly higher among meter users who are offered a choice from a selection of at least three free meter models than among those who are not offered a choice.

November 4, 2014

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday announced its 2014-15 Pharmacy Advisory Board. This Advisory Board will collaborate to address and forecast opportunities and issues affecting independent pharmacies.

November 3, 2014

Coenzyme Q10 — a compound commonly sold as a dietary supplement — provides health benefits to persons suffering from Gulf War illness symptoms.

October 29, 2014

iHealth Lab on Tuesday announced the U.S. launch of the iHealth Edge activity and sleep tracker, which will be available for purchase on Oct. 30.

October 24, 2014

Red Bull Latagráfica, a creative project that pays homage to Los Angeles and Latino art communities, is making a return appearance as Edición II.

October 16, 2014

Goldman Sachs is recognizing entrepreneur and UrgentRx founder and CEO Jordan Eisenberg as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014 at its Builders + Innovators Summit.

October 1, 2014

California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation for the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at supermarkets, drug stores and select other retail outlets.

September 25, 2014

More than 7,000 people from around the region — and world — registered for the 25th annual CVS Health Downtown 5k held in Providence, R.I., on Sept. 21 — bringing together a mix of competitive runners, along with recreational runners, walkers and children.

September 24, 2014

Want satisfied pharmacy customers? Ensure that they have direct interaction and collaboration with pharmacists and implement an in-store clinic or wellness center. 

 

September 24, 2014

Nearly half of companies have suffered from at least one security incident, according to a new study, prompting many to implement data breach response plans and ramp up investments in security technologies. Is it enough?

September 23, 2014

Telehealth provider Teladoc has secured a $50 million round of equity funding led by Palo Alto, Calif.-based Jafco Ventures, a technology venture capital firm.

September 19, 2014

Albertsons and Safeway announced on Friday the new senior leadership team and division leaders.

September 17, 2014

Zico Beverages announced the introduction of a new hydration alternative that contains half the calories of a regular fruit drink. 

September 11, 2014

California's drought disrupted 99 Cents Only Stores’ ability to continually stock “right-priced” produce, which affected the company’s overall financial results for the second quarter. But despite the challenges, same-store sales in the quarter were positive.

September 9, 2014

Apple today announced Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. 

 

September 5, 2014

California could become the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

September 5, 2014

Pharmavite at the recent NACDS Total Store Expo unveiled its go-to-market strategy.

September 3, 2014

Target has announced plans to open two new TargetExpress stores in San Francisco’s Financial District and Berkeley, Calif.

September 2, 2014

Murad, the skin care brand founded by Howard Murad, plans to open in October the company’s first official stand-alone retail boutique.

August 27, 2014

A bill in California that would ban plastic mircobeads in soaps and cosmetics was refused by the state Senate, according to an Associated Press report.

August 20, 2014

Despite a rocky start, the full rollout of health reform under the Affordable Care Act has already brought major benefits to the nation’s troubled health system and affordable coverage to millions of formerly uninsured or underinsured Americans, one of the Obama administration’s top health officials asserted recently.