March 12, 2013

A 12-to-1 return on investment. That’s what researchers in Minnesota estimated public and private health plan payers can get when they pay pharmacists to provide medication therapy management.

March 12, 2013

Costco Wholesale increased sales by 8% to $24.34 billion in the second quarter of 2013, the club retailer said.

March 12, 2013

CVS Caremark has announced that it will highlight how medication adherence plays a vital role in helping older Americans on their path to better health at the 2013 Annual American Society on Aging Conference, which is being held in Chicago this week.

March 12, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy CEO Phil Hagerman has joined the board of directors of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, the group said Tuesday.

March 12, 2013

Pinnacle Foods' Duncan Hines has added 15 new springtime recipes for adults and kids, the company said.

March 12, 2013

The former president of Bayer HealthCare's Worldwide Consumer Care Division has won a lifetime-achievement award from a trade group focused on the OTC industry.

March 12, 2013

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that Nancy-Ann DeParle, former deputy chief of staff for policy for President Barack Obama, will be the keynote speaker at the NACDS Chain Members and Political Action Committee (NACDS-PAC) breakfast, which will be held on April 22 during the NACDS Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.

March 12, 2013

Maybelline New York has introduced the brand’s first monthly fashion and makeup blog, dubbed City.

March 12, 2013

Post Foods is launching a new flavor of its Grape-Nuts cereal, Grape-Nuts Fit, the company announced.

March 12, 2013

A new hybrid grapefruit removes the chemicals that interact with dozens of drugs and have led many to stop eating the fruit, according to published reports.

March 12, 2013

Public relations and digital marketing firm Robin Leedy and Associates has added three new clients, the firm said Tuesday.

March 12, 2013

The attorneys general of 46 states and two territories are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to make prescription painkillers harder to abuse.

March 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries will sponsor a live audio webcast at the 2013 Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, the Israeli generic drug maker said Tuesday.

March 12, 2013

Web searches, app usage and product information searches top the charts for smart device usage, according to a recent online survey of more than 600 AccentHealth viewers. As many as 91% of smart-device users visited a search engine over the past 30 days, while 85% reported using an app and 83% searched for a product.

March 12, 2013

VoicePort announced a finalized agreement to deploy their services with WellSpan Health, a new client located in York, Pennsylvania, offering a vast array of inpatient, outpatient, home health and physician services.

March 11, 2013

A report on CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday explored the aftermath of the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to the New England Compounding Center that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has sickened 720 people in 20 states and led to 48 deaths.

March 11, 2013

Ahold is buying back about $650 million worth of shares, with plans to finalize the deal within 12 months, the Dutch retail company said.

March 11, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has launched its new website, the company said Monday.

March 11, 2013

Early detection of a deadly brain infection that sometimes arises due to treatment of autoimmune disorders with immune-suppressing biotech drugs may improve survival, according to a new study.

March 11, 2013

Legislation proposed in Texas' state legislature would expand the range of vaccines that pharmacists can administer to children.

March 11, 2013

Lysol, a Reckitt Benckiser company, has announced a new line of foaming hand soaps, the company said.

March 11, 2013

Dole announced today the newest variety to its line of fruit smoothie shakes: Peach Mango Fruit Smoothie Shakers.

March 11, 2013

Calgon bath and beauty brand announced the company is overhauling its look with new packaging and the introduction of four new fragrances.

March 11, 2013

Oceans Omega has a new supply agreement with DSM Nutritional Products for the production of Oceans Omega's OTEC emulsion ingredients, the company said Monday.