January 27, 2016

'Ohana Health Plan supplements Medicaid family OTC purchases, including vitamins, to the tune of $10 each month. 

January 27, 2016

Examples of healthcare innovation today include J&J's work with Wakefern, which focuses on delivering value to the diabetes patient. 

January 27, 2016

HealthInvestor is reporting that, due to Engand’s National Health Service’s plans to cut the number of pharmacies, anywhere between 1,000 and 2,000 pharmacies might be forced to close. The NHS is the source of 90% of pharmacies’ income, the report noted. (HealthInvestor)

January 27, 2016

A new survey reveals some interesting data about the personal grooming habits of men and women, with implications for the retail industry.

January 27, 2016

Tiffany & Co. has come up with a new way to showcase its brand and it has nothing to do with jewelry.

January 27, 2016

The ranking was created by creating overall scores based on the ratio of positive to negative medication reviews online by using TreatoVoice, which identifies and ranks patient experience base on their online postings. 

January 27, 2016

The Task Force found that patients who were identified through depression screening and went on to be treated — with antidepressant medication, psychotherapy or both — showed improvement in depression symptoms.

January 27, 2016

USA Synchro placed 11th in the duet event at the 2012 summer Olympics. The team placed 5th in the 2008 games and took a bronze medal home in 2004.

January 27, 2016

The Vaseline brand is launching a new effort to bring awareness and relief to victims of humanitarian crises, natural disasters and extreme poverty.

January 27, 2016

The three shareholder proposals outlined in the company’s 2016 Proxy Statement were overwhelmingly supported by shareholders. 

January 27, 2016

Gary Ziezula has been with EMD Serono since 2014, when he joined as the chief commercial officer. 

January 26, 2016
The Jan. 19 "Frontline" report on the dangers of supplements is evidence that even as the dietary supplement industry has made significant strides toward cleaning up its image, there may still be some work to do. 
January 26, 2016

Rising Pharmaceuticals will be launching its generic version of IPR Pharmaceuticals’ Zomig tablets. 

January 26, 2016

Drug Channels' Adam Fein, CEO, after combing through the 658 pages released last week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the final rule governing Average Manufacturer Price under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, outlined the seven ways this new rule will impact pharmacy. "Savor all of the bureaucratese for yourself in the oh-so-brief 658-page rule, known to the cool kids as CMS-2345-FC," Fein writes. His observations outline potential impacts including prescription reimbursement, pharmacy profits and channel strategies. (Read through to the end, and Fein provides  a bonus five observations.) (Drug Channels)

January 26, 2016

EatingWell magazine is getting into the frozen food business.

January 26, 2016

Conservative spending behaviors that made 2015 a challenging year for consumer packaged goods companies will remain intact for 2016, according to IRI, but there will be pockets of growth available to those who capitalize on 10 trends.

January 26, 2016

The forehead thermometers involved in this case represented less than 1% of Helen of Troy’s consolidated net sales for fiscal year 2015.

January 26, 2016

Jack Nathan Health centers are located inside Walmart Supercenters across Canada, including 57 full-service medical and dental clinics operating in six provinces.

January 26, 2016

Tresiba is designed to last at least 42 hours after eight once-a-day injections, and can allow patients to dose themselves at a time that accommodates their schedule. 

January 26, 2016

Nearly 80 million U.S. households own a cat or dog and more than 350,000 cats and 150,000 dogs have been or will be diagnosed with diabetes, Omnis Health noted. 

January 26, 2016

Due to the profound health effects of tobacco smoking, it is important to identify treatments that increase rates of long-term smoking abstinence, researchers noted. 

January 26, 2016

The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute released its report, “Pharmacy Trends in Accountable Care Organizations,” giving an overview of the state of ACOs. 

January 26, 2016

Crain’s New York Business is reporting that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing opposition from pharmacies on his proposed efforts to curb Medicaid spending for specialty drugs. (Crain's)

January 26, 2016

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday next week, Walmart and Procter & Gamble are teaming up to make a play for female NFL fans with a two-part effort that's all social and mom-centric, according to Ad Age (Ad Age).