March 20, 2017

Twix is rolling out packaging for its customers who can’t decide which Twix they prefer — left or right — and it has TV and online advertising planned to support the launch. 

March 20, 2017

The Healthy Pregnancy Study will use WebMD’s newly redesigned and enhanced Pregnancy app for iPhone.

March 17, 2017

A little more than a year after its approval, Adapt Pharma made the case for the effectiveness of its Narcan (naoloxone) Nasal Spray 4 mg at the annual American Academy of Pain Medicine in Orlando.

March 17, 2017

The introduction of  Kardia Pro will make it easier for doctors to detect changes in a patient's heart health early and practice preventative medicine.

March 17, 2017

The American Pharmacists Association is weighing in on what it says would be an ideal addition to any health care reform efforts: patient access to pharmacist-provided services and affordable, safe medications. 

March 17, 2017

CVS Pharmacy is keeping up with beauty trends with plans to bring four tough-to-find brands to its shelves this spring, several of which will be CVS exclusives. 

March 17, 2017

The specialty pharmacy will dispense Kisqali, which was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. 

March 17, 2017

Services through the program, which began Jan. 5, include concierge service, medication education and discharge counseling – all at no additional charge to the patient.

March 17, 2017

OmniSYS, a medical claims billing, Medicare compliance and pharmacy patient engagement solutions company is bringing voiceTech and its Fusion-Rx platform into its suite of pharmacy solutions with a recent acquisition. 

March 17, 2017

BayCare branded telehealth sites will appear in various Publix locations, BayCare screening stations will be in all Publix locations, and Publix pharmacies onsite will be at five BayCare hospital locations.

March 17, 2017
Based on new data about Amgen’s PCSK9 inhibitor cholesterol drug Repatha, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, Dr. Troyen Brennan, told Reuters that the number of patients eligible to use the drug could quadruple. He noted that the data — published in the New England Journal of Medicine and showing Repatha’s ability to reduce heart attack, stroke, heart disease deaths, chest pain hospitalizations and stent and bypass procedures by 15% — would need to be reviewed by heart experts. (Reuters)
 
March 17, 2017

Walgreens in August polled  consumers on Twitter regarding which Pringles chip flavors should make an exclusive appearance in the stores on the corner of Happy and Healthy come March 2017. The results are in, Hungry Forever reported Friday, and it looks like anyone seeking to satisfy their Cheddar BBQ or Jamaican Jerk cravings will need to make their way over to a Walgreens or Duane Reade location. The flavors not selected were Sweet Thai Chili and Original Hot Sauce, Hungry Forever reported. (Hungry Forever)

March 17, 2017

Patients taking Genentech drug can live an average of 2.47 years longer than those with best supportive care treatment, research concludes.

March 17, 2017

Under the terms of the agreement, the partner will develop, manufacture and supply the products exclusively for Upsher-Smith, which will market and distribute the products under its own label in the United States.

March 17, 2017

Fewer than 10% of the women met the dietary guideline for the whole grains, fatty acids, sodium or empty calories categories.

March 17, 2017

The study included athletes participating in the National Football League Scouting Combine.

March 16, 2017

ReducedRx will help patients with high out of pocket costs afford essential medications.

March 16, 2017

Alongside better-than-expected fourth-quarter sales and earnings, Dollar General announced plans to open around 1,000 new stores and improve training and compensation for its managers. 

March 16, 2017

The study found that 75% of allergy sufferers purchased an OTC medication either on its own or in addition to a prescription treatment in 2015, compared to just 66% in 2009.

March 16, 2017

Binghamton students that select this elective rotation will spend six weeks working side-by-side with Innovation senior team members with a specific focus on learning effective management and leadership skills in an outpatient pharmacy operations environment.

March 16, 2017

Kind is introducing several new varieties of snacks, including Sweet and Spicy Strong and Kind bars, Kind Breakfast Protein bars and Kind Fruit Bites. 

March 16, 2017

he new recipes are part of the company’s efforts to differentiate itself in the meat snacks space, which Nielsen ScanTrak estimates has annual sales of close to $3 billion.

March 16, 2017

According to the company, Immun’Âge is a popular food supplement in Italy, with additional distribution across Europe.

March 16, 2017

"We strive to develop products that meet consumers' needs, and the breadth of our new product line up this year is no exception to this commitment," stated Tim Toll, chief customer officer at Pharmavite.