May 27, 2014

Aurobindo Pharma on May 15 gained approval to produce a generic version of olanzapine orally disintegrating tablets in 5-mg, 10-mg, 15-mg and 20-mg strengths.

May 27, 2014

A series of new clinical studies released Tuesday found that Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions’ Clinical Pathways program reduces the cost of cancer treatment, improves clinical care and shows promise for guiding treatment of other high-cost, complex diseases beyond cancer.

May 27, 2014

According to a Gallup poll released last week, the adult obesity rate is 27.7% thus far in 2014.

May 27, 2014

Giant Eagle on Tuesday announced the opening of the company’s second Giant Eagle Express, a new 14,000 sq.-ft. neighborhood grocery store format.

May 27, 2014

Nestea on Tuesday announced that it is reviving the "Nestea Plunge" advertising campaign. The overhaul is designed to promote the brand's new recipe, which contains more flavor with fewer calories, according to the brand.

May 27, 2014

PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation on Tuesday announced a donation of $300,000 to support relief efforts in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina after flooding devastated the areas.

May 27, 2014

Pfizer on Tuesday announced the introduction in the United States of over-the-counter Nexium 24HR, making the "Purple Pill" available for the treatment of frequent heartburn in adults.

May 27, 2014

Pfizer on Monday reiterated that its bid on May 18 of $118 billion for AstraZeneca was the final offer on the table.

May 27, 2014

Pilgrim's Pride Corp., the world's second-largest chicken producer, as well as one of the world's biggest protein companies, is in talks to acquire Hillshire Brands for $6.4 billion, according to a report from Reuters.

May 27, 2014

As grocers place an increased emphasis on health and wellness, Hannaford is taking it a step further by implementing a gym inside an Albany location, according to a news report.

May 27, 2014

For the seventh consecutive year, Rite Aid will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Skin Cancer Foundation’s annual Road to Healthy Skin Tour beginning Tuesday.

May 27, 2014

ShopRite has teamed up with Procter & Gamble to bring Caroline’s Carts, specialized shopping carts created for special needs children, to more than 250 ShopRite stores across the Northeast.

May 27, 2014

Solara Labs on Tuesday announced the launch of its BariMelts line of dietary supplements produced for bariatric surgery patients.

May 27, 2014

The online shipping war among retailers continues to heat up as Target plans to launch a same-day delivery pilot in June in select markets.

May 23, 2014

How do you spell relief? Chattem on Thursday announced it is revitalizing the venerable Rolaids ad campaign that suggests relief is spelled "R-O-L-A-I-D-S" with a spelling bee challenge.The first-ever Rolaids “Eat Your Words” Spelling Bee challenge will be taking place at food festivals across the country, and online on the Rolaids Facebook page.

May 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Dalvance (dalbavancin), a new antibacterial drug used to treat adults with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

May 23, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration took action this week against websites that sell potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to U.S. consumers.

May 23, 2014

Despite clear evidence of ineffectiveness, guidelines and more than 15 years of educational efforts stating that the antibiotic prescribing rate for acute bronchitis should be zero, the rate was about 70% from 1996 to 2010 and increased during this time period, according to a study in the May 21 issue of JAMA.

May 23, 2014

L'Oréal USA has announced an open call for nominations for the Third Annual Women in Digital “Next Generation Awards” to honor women leaders in the fields of digital marketing, technology and IT.

May 23, 2014

The Lovely Candy Co. has expanded its gluten- and GMO-free line with a gluten-free licorice, which it touts as the first gluten-free extruded licorice product in North America.

May 23, 2014

Mars Chocolate has announced a slew of new products, which range from Mars Bites to Dove Whole Fruit Dipped in Dark Chocolate.

May 23, 2014

Midwest retailer Meijer on Friday announced the debut of a new commercial featuring photos of local children riding its iconic penny pony, Sandy.

May 23, 2014

Beer brand Miller Lite will use festive photos from Twitter to generate content to be used in a television commercial this fall, according to a report from AdWeek.

May 23, 2014

Omnis Health recently announced the launch of EmbraceEVO, a new blood-glucose meter.