October 2, 2012

A line of flavored powdered packets aimed at hypoglycemia sufferers has made its way to stores nationwide.

October 2, 2012

Safeway has launched a personal call to action that directly involves and rewards employees and shoppers.

October 2, 2012

Coinstar announced that customers utilizing its service at Stop & Shop stores now have the option of placing the full value of their coins, without fees, onto a Stop & Shop gift card.

October 2, 2012

Survey results released Tuesday by online shopping site PriceGrabber found that 88% of shoppers plan to research their holiday gift purchases in advance to find the best deals.

October 2, 2012

Drug makers Takeda Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck have applied with the Food and Drug Administration for a new drug to treat depression in adults.

October 2, 2012

Walgreens will get a "significant" ownership stake in a specialty pharmacy that treats people with cystic fibrosis under a new deal with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the two announced Tuesday.

October 2, 2012

Yankee Candle has announced the launch of three new fragrances for the holidays.

October 1, 2012

AquaHydrate has unveiled a new look as part of the company's rebranding campaign.

October 1, 2012

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association are mobilizing communities to stop prescription and over-the-counter medicine abuse during National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month, the groups announced Monday.

October 1, 2012

A pharmacy benefit manager has launched a new specialty pharmacy offering.

October 1, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday announced Jim Griffiths has been named as the association’s VP scientific and international affairs, effective Oct. 10.

October 1, 2012

SilverScript Insurance, a CVS Caremark company, announced on Monday that a variety of new Medicare prescription drug plan options are available for 2013.

October 1, 2012

The American Diabetes Association announced on Monday that this November's American Diabetes Month is sponsored by the CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare Advantage for Diabetes savings program, a free offering that provides exclusive savings, prescription management services, recipes and pharmacist tips developed exclusively for those living with the disease, as well as their caregivers.

October 1, 2012

Former Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO James Burke passed away Sept. 28. He was 87 years old.

October 1, 2012

Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

October 1, 2012

A Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain is taking part in an event that's part of a program whose stated goal is to make Iowa the healthiest state in the country.

October 1, 2012

Ingles Markets announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share on all its class A common stock and 15 cents per share on all its class B common stock.

October 1, 2012

Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., of the Silicon Valley is preparing to introduce legislation that will create a new division within the Food and Drug Administration to govern fast-developing healthcare applications, according to a report published by Kaiser Health News last week.

October 1, 2012

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has set the world record for the most flu shots given in a single day, the organization said Monday.

October 1, 2012

Kodak is hoping to extend its exclusive right to file a plan of reorganization.

October 1, 2012

Mark Feldstein and Associates has introduced unique housewares and gifts in time for the holiday season.

October 1, 2012

Nature’s Gate, a maker of natural skin care products, has developed the new Nature’s Gate Baby Soothing Shampoo & Wash.

October 1, 2012

Nuk USA announced that it will donate a portion of sales from its entire breast-feeding product line to the National Breast Cancer Foundation now through December 2013.

October 1, 2012

An online grocery delivery service is launching "virtual grocery stores" at commuter rail stations across the country.