January 29, 2015

Three UC San Diego researchers say they can predict the spread of flu a week into the future with as much accuracy as Google Flu Trends can display levels of infection right now.

 

January 29, 2015

On the heels of Wednesday’s news that the U.S. House of Representatives introduced bipartisan legislation that would formally designate pharmacists as healthcare providers under Medicare Part B, the U.S. Senate has followed suit with a companion bill.

January 29, 2015

ThinkThin will expand beyond its selection of bars with its new thinkThin Protein and Fiber Hot Oatmeal, marking its first new food category launch. The brand said it hopes to meet a rising demand for protein products and is first in the hot cereal category to offer a combo of both protein and high fiber with 200 calories or less. 

 

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 29, 2015

Weis Markets on Thursday announced that Rick Bhandari has joined the company as director pharmacy operations.

January 28, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday reported that in its fiscal year 2015 first quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, revenue increased 15.1% to $33.6 billion in the quarter.

January 28, 2015

BareMinerals has unveiled its new Complexion Rescue, a tinted, hydrating gel cream invented by encapsulating hydrating humectants and pigment with mineral infused water to help lock in moisture upon contact with skin for hydration and rapid absorption.

January 28, 2015

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday earned accreditation from two important industry accrediting bodies: Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites and Accreditation Commission for Health Care.

January 28, 2015

Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would formally designate pharmacists as healthcare providers under Medicare Part B.

January 28, 2015

The Hershey Co. on Tuesday announced the introduction of Brookside Chocolate's Crunchy Clusters, a confection that takes mutligrains of rice, toasted oats and graham cracker bits and combines them with fruit-flavored centers covered in dark chocolate. 

January 28, 2015

Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions on Tuesday announced that it has signed a three-year agreement with RainTree Oncology Services to serve as its exclusive distributor for injectable, infused, oral oncolytic and supportive care specialty medications.

January 28, 2015

CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations with LSU Healthcare Network in New Orleans and Shawnee Mission Health in Kansas.

January 28, 2015

Former Coty executive George Cleary has joined Iluminage Beauty as the company's new CEO.

January 28, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday released a discussion document in the 21st Century Cures initiative.

January 28, 2015

Chocolatier Lindt earlier this week announced a variety of new Valentine's Day-themed products to be sold alongside the company's signature offerings. 

January 28, 2015

More than two years after Meijer first publicly confirmed that it was considering opening stores in the state of Wisconsin, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer is in the home stretch of construction of its four new supercenters in the greater Milwaukee area.

January 28, 2015

Several of the nation’s largest healthcare systems and payers on Tuesday announced a powerful new private-sector alliance dedicated to accelerating the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system to value-based business and clinical models.

January 28, 2015

"During one of the sessions at the 2008 NACDS Regional Chain Conference, we projected onto the video screen some images of advertisements that NACDS was beginning to use in the Washington, D.C. area. Looking back, one of the things that I remember most was the boldness and strategic focus of the tagline: 'Pharmacies. The face of neighborhood healthcare.' With the 2015 edition of this meeting just days away, it is striking how far we have come!" writes NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson in his latest blog post. 

January 28, 2015

It's time once again for confectionary and snack retailers, as well as manufacturers to come together for the Sweets and Snacks Expo, which is scheduled to be held May 19-21 at Chicago's McCormick Place. 

 

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid announced Wednesday that associates in its corporate offices, located throughout the greater Harrisburg area, raised $590,524 during its 2014 fundraising campaign for the United Way of the Capital Region.

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid announced plans to build a 900,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Spartanburg, S.C. 

 

January 28, 2015

Doctors making house calls? It sounds so …19th century, conjuring up images of a tweedy medical practitioner arriving on someone’s doorstep by horse and buggy with a medical bag and a stethoscope. 

January 28, 2015

The Yankee Candle Co. on Wednesday announced the launch of new fragrances for spring 2015.

January 27, 2015

Actavis on Monday agreed to acquire Auden Mckenzie Holdings for approximately $465.8 million in cash, plus a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.