April 18, 2012

While 46% of consumers are more inclined to purchase a product if it is eco-friendly, nearly 60% are unwilling to pay more money for that eco-friendly product or service, according to new research.

April 16, 2012

Two drug makers have signed a deal to develop an experimental drug for treating two types of cancer.

April 13, 2012

Dollar General has pledged its support of the White House's Joining Forces initiative, which promotes private sector employment for members of the military community.

April 11, 2012

Dr. LeWinn by Kinerase, the first line of skin care products sold in the mass market that offers exclusive clinical strength kinetin in anti-aging formulas, is launching at retail in June its new Wrinkle Repair day and night cream.

April 9, 2012

GNC has introduced a new, free mobile application for Android and iPhone devices.

April 4, 2012

CVS/pharmacy officially announced on Wednesday the April schedule of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities throughout 2012.

March 14, 2012

In effort to further its commitment to sustainability, Safeway's private-label Softly bath and facial tissue and Ultra Thirsty paper towels now are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the Rainforest Alliance.

March 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is asking for additional data before it approves a new cholesterol drug made by Merck, the drug maker said.

March 1, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Thursday testified before the House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade to emphasize retail pharmacy’s commitment to preserving patient safety and high-quality care.

February 28, 2012

The number of working people concerned about their weight is on the rise, according to a new study.

February 17, 2012

Outside of TV land and around the country, going local isn’t just a punch line for an evening comedy show or even a peculiarity of the weekend farmers market. It’s an increasingly popular merchandising strategy for retail chains.


February 9, 2012

The Center for Reproductive Rights on Wednesday asked a federal court to reopen its 2005 lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration for imposing age restrictions on emergency contraceptive drugs.

February 8, 2012

CVS/pharmacy announced on Wednesday the launch of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities.

February 7, 2012

A drug under development by Merck "significantly" reduced the risk of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death in patients, according to clinical trial results announced Tuesday.

February 6, 2012

In honor of American Heart Month, Sam's Club announced it will be hosting free heart health screenings on Feb. 11 at all locations with a pharmacy.

February 2, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Merck for Type 2 diabetes, the drug maker said Thursday.

January 27, 2012

The news that MinuteClinic is urging parents and guardians to protect their children and themselves by getting the proper vaccination is important as it not only addresses a serious health concern, but also underscores the valuable role that retail-based health clinics can play in health care.

January 23, 2012

Weis Markets on Monday announced it has joined the SmartWay Transport Partnership, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency program that will help the grocer assess the environmental impact and energy efficiency of the trucks supplying its 161 stores.

January 20, 2012

Sam's Club is set to open its newly relocated store in Baton Rouge, La., on Jan. 26.

December 7, 2011

Helen of Troy has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all assets of Procter & Gamble's water purification brand.

November 30, 2011

A new survey from Dannon released Wednesday revealed that Americans are more familiar than ever with probiotics.

November 28, 2011

The National Committee for Quality Assurance on Monday named Jeffrey Kang, Walgreens SVP pharmacy, health and wellness services and solutions, to its board.

November 23, 2011

Facebook wars happen all the time, but it's not often that drug manufacturers duke it out online.

October 31, 2011

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday to address the growing problem of drug shortages.