November 10, 2014

The YMCA of Greater Rochester, Wegmans Pharmacy and the American Diabetes Association will host three events to provide community members with health education about diabetes.

November 7, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association urged the president to support changing the mandate that consumers obtain a prescription in order to utilize FSAs and HSAs to purchase over-the-counter medicines.

November 7, 2014
Don't google it, check a reliable source. That's the advice a Belgian healthcare website, Gezondheid en Wetenschap, recently advertised in this YouTube video that you have to play to believe. Sadly, they need to advertise such advice. Because do you know what is notably absent in the country? A pharmacist. 
November 7, 2014

The National Pharmaceutical Council on Friday announced that David Martin, SVP market access and commercial services for Eisai, has been named chairman of NPC's board of directors for 2014-15.

November 7, 2014

Extend Nutrition announced the release of its new sugar- and gluten-free protein bars, which are available in Cookies & Cream and Chocolate & Caramel varieties.

November 7, 2014

Janssen Therapeutics announced earlier this week that the Food and Drug Administration approved Olysio (simeprevir), a hepatitis C virus NS3/4A protease inhibitor, in combination with sofosbuvir as an all-oral, interferon- and ribavirin-free treatment option for genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection in adult patients as part of a combination antiviral treatment regimen. 

November 7, 2014

Roundy’s swung to a net loss of $249.9 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014 from net income of $3.2 million the same quarter a year earlier.

November 7, 2014

Kantar Retail’s recent analysis of Amazon Prime Pantry confirms that its merchandising approach, unique business model and pricing strategy have little in common with clubs.

November 7, 2014

Canada Health Infoway and McKesson Canada announced Thursday that RelayHealth has achieved Infoway's Category II Uni-Directional Consumer Health Application certification.

November 7, 2014

Skin care brand Murad celebrated the opening of its first stand-alone retail boutique on Nov. 5. The 1,500-sq. ft. store front, located in Los Angeles, will serve as the brand's global flagship retail location.

November 7, 2014

Mylan on Friday announced that it has signed an agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to help increase awareness of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction. 

November 7, 2014

It's one month into the cough-cold season and illness rates are up 3%, noted Matthew Mannelly, Prestige Brands president and CEO.

November 7, 2014

Perrigo may one day expand into the branded side of the U.S. OTC business, Joseph Papa, Perrigo president, chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

November 7, 2014

Rite Aid on Friday announced it has entered into an agreement with HealthSpot to provide convenient healthcare services via private, walk-in HealthSpot stations inside select Rite Aid locations.

 

November 7, 2014

Shoppers Drug Mart is looking to raise $750,000 in support of Look Good Feel Better across its stores in the Aberta, Atlantic and Prairies regions. And in Ontario, the Canadian drug store retailer is hoping to raise $375,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

November 7, 2014

Teva Pharmaceutical on Friday announced positive findings from a Phase III clinical study that examined the safety and efficacy of Qnasl.

November 7, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will be reviewed by the Supreme Court again.

November 7, 2014

Walgreens on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Walgreens Boots Alliance has priced an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes.

November 6, 2014

Amazon.com on Thursday posted a YouTube video announcing the launch of Amazon Echo, a plug-in device designed to provide information, music, news and weather.

November 6, 2014

A Belgian healthcare website recently presented the lighter side of researching medical conditions on Google. 

November 6, 2014

CVS Health on Thursday announced the kickoff and major expansion of Project Health, its annual free health-screening campaign, at select CVS/pharmacy locations.

 

November 6, 2014

Delhaize Group has signed an agreement to sell its Bottom Dollar Food stores to deep-discount grocer Aldi Inc. for approximately $15 million, including the assumption of associated lease liabilities. 

November 6, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Wednesday announced the addition of Martino Luu to their senior leadership team as VP innovation and process improvement.

 

November 6, 2014

Edge Shave Gel brand is partnering with the game "Assassin's Creed" for a line of limited-edition cans featuring "Assassin's Creed Unity" artwork. In addition to a close shave, the product also will give gamers exclusive access to downloadable content, the brand said.