April 5, 2016

At Walgreens, Rick Hans also held roles as real estate manager and senior real estate manager, responsible for the development of more than 250 Walgreen drug stores. He joined Walgreens in 1987 as a financial analyst.

April 5, 2016

Descovy has a similar antiviral efficacy to Gilead’s Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate), but contains one-tenth the dose of tenofovir as Viread, the company said. 

April 5, 2016

Showcasing a more approachable personality, the brand's first advertising campaign in recent years is set to launch in April and will focus on reaching more casual athletes and weekend warriors. 

April 5, 2016

Prescriptions filled in comparable stores increased 2.8% over the same quarter last year, driven by growth in Medicare Part D prescriptions, while a weak cough, cold and flu season had a negative impact of approximately 30 basis points.

April 5, 2016

Global Citizen is reporting that GlaxoSmithKline will be granting licenses to generics manufacturers in lower middle-income countries in a move aimed at increasing access to medicine in low-income countries. The company announced the changes at the end of March, noting that rather than attempting to enforce its patents, it would move to a licensing model, charging a small fee to generics manufacturers. (Global Citizen)

April 5, 2016

One of the beauty industry's fastest growing brands, SheaMoisture, has launched its first-ever national awareness campaign.

April 4, 2016

As the hot, humid months of summer loom, BugBand aims to give consumers a natural line of defense against mosquitoes. 

April 4, 2016

Although Amazon.com recently more than tripled the number of items available via its Amazon Dash buttons and cited some impressive growth statistics, actual use may be relatively low.

April 4, 2016
The drug had annual sales of about $26.2 million for the 12 months ended February 2016, according to IMS Health. 
April 4, 2016

Longtime Walmart executive Tom Coughlin, an inspirational leader who played a key role in Walmart’s growth but left the company amid scandal in 2005, passed away on April 1.

April 4, 2016

Nimbus Apollo’s development program includes a lead candidate for an ACC inhibitor to treat the liver disease non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which affects up to 15 million people in the U.S.

April 4, 2016

McKesson has closed its $1.2 billion acquisitions of Biologics and Vantage Oncology, which the company had announced in February. 

April 4, 2016

Honey Maid is embarking on the third year of its "This Is Wholesome" campaign, appealing to consumers with stories of families who have been brought closer together through one thing: acceptance.

April 4, 2016

Snyder's-Lance is responding to consumers' evolving dietary choices by introducing a variety of innovative snacks across several brands.

April 4, 2016

Just in time for summer, the world's largest ice cream company is rolling out 17 new frozen treats across five of its ice cream brands.

April 4, 2016

The study found that Walgreens pharmacy patients who used a multi-faceted medication adherence program had a 3% higher medication adherence rate and lower healthcare costs than those who use other pharmacies.

April 3, 2016

According to the 2015 National Institute on Drug Abuse’s annual Monitoring the Future survey, one in 30 teens abuses OTC cough medicine containing DXM to get high.

April 1, 2016

Consumers who love Aquaphor ointment can now order the product from their homes by simply clicking a button.

April 1, 2016

The maker of Schick and other personal care products is now offering consumers the convenience of purchasing refills when they need it.

April 1, 2016

Amazon's Dash Button orders have grown by more than 75% in the last three months and now take place more than once a minute.

April 1, 2016

However, flu activity is still relatively high across Wyoming, Montana and Kentucky, according to the report. 

April 1, 2016
The report attributes the growth to a concurrent increase in chronic pain in the United States, stemming from an aging population and more incidences of such chronic diseases as diabetes, obesity, cancer, arthritis and cardiovascular disease. 
April 1, 2016

The awards mark a continuation of the APhA and Cardinal Health Foundation partnership to prevent the misuse of prescription medications.

April 1, 2016

Kroger is forming a new partnership with Lucky's Market that aims to accelerate growth in new and existing markets.