September 17, 2012

Omron has introduced a new pedometer that utilizes Dual-Axis acclerometer technology to record users' daily step count.

September 17, 2012

Procter & Gamble has delivered its 5 billionth liter of clean drinking water through its charitable program.

September 17, 2012

ProPhase Labs on Monday announced that it rejected an unsolicited, nonbinding proposal from Matrixx Initiatives to acquire the company for $1.40 per share in cash, subject to further due diligence by Matrixx.

September 17, 2012

A study recently published in the Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation journal found that when more vaccinations are administered in an alternate setting, such as a pharmacy, employers realize a greater cost benefit.

September 17, 2012

The University of Colorado Health Partners, The Little Clinic and King Soopers have announced an affiliation that will provide consumers with more options to improve their health through improved healthcare services, access to professionals in a variety of fields, such as nutrition and wellness programs.

September 17, 2012

VoicePort has launched its new appointment scheduler services application.

September 17, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced that it has completed its purchase of 144 stores operating under the USA Drug, Super D Drug, May’s Drug, Med-X and Drug Warehouse names located in Arkansas, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

September 17, 2012

Walgreens and Rx Response on Monday announced a new healthcare collaboration developed to help ensure patient access to medications following a natural disaster.

September 17, 2012

Wonderful Pistachios is extending its Get Crackin' campaign with four new commercial spots.

September 14, 2012

U.S. retail sales in August reflected a solid back-to-school season.

September 14, 2012

Campbell's is bringing modern epicurean offerings to the table.

September 14, 2012

It's counterintuitive. The durable medical equipment competitive bidding program is supposed to reduce the cost of care, but in fact — across many rural communities — it may end up serving as a barrier to the access of that care.

September 14, 2012

DunnhumbyUSA has named two executives to the role of SVP.

September 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has granted regulatory approval for a generic drug to treat tension headaches.

September 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday alerted the public that certain external analgesics have been associated with burns.

September 14, 2012

A functional beverage for women has undergone a packaging revamp.

September 14, 2012

Two generic drug makers have settled with a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and another company concerning a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

September 14, 2012

Drug makers Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have created a new online educational program for people with Type 2 diabetes.

September 14, 2012

The specialty pharmacy operated by Omnicare Specialty Care Group has been added to the limited distribution network for a drug used to treat a hereditary degenerative disorder.

September 14, 2012

William Gibson, the science fiction author famous for being a key founder the cyberpunk literary movement, once wrote, "The future is already here. It just hasn't been evenly distributed yet." That's especially true when considering the relatively slow adoption of mobile technology by retailers despite the buzz surrounding it and its enormous potential.

September 14, 2012

With the growth of consumer-driven care and more of the burden of managing costs falling on patients’ shoulders, there’s no doubt that patients are responding to the convenient, cost-effective health care provided by retail health clinics. Further evidence of this is the recent results of the Harris Interactive poll.

September 14, 2012

Roman Meal has introduced its latest whole grain bread.

September 14, 2012

School is back in session, and so is Stop & Shop's rewards program.

September 14, 2012

Costs are the biggest concern for opponents of healthcare reform. They’ve done the math — additional healthcare consumers means care that’s both more expensive and harder to come by. As many as 3-in-4 consumers who are not big fans of healthcare reform share that concern — 30% of those consumers suggested it’s their greatest concern, according to an exclusive survey of nearly 800 patients conducted by AccentHealth and DSN in late July and early August. A reduction in care quality was concern No. 2 (62%), and a lack of choice over which practitioner to see was concern No. 3 (58%). But at least they’ll still be covered — only 22% said they were concerned their employers would stop the coverage.