March 14, 2013

MinuteClinic president and SVP/associate chief medical officer of CVS Caremark, Andrew Sussman, traveled to London this week to discuss how MinuteClinic is improving care and access at substantially lower cost, the company has announced.

March 14, 2013

Missouri attorney general Chris Koster joined Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and leaders from the Missouri Pharmacy Association and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to launch the state’s new voluntary retail Anti-Smurfing Campaign.

March 14, 2013

Mylan has settled a patent-infringement lawsuit filed by Shionogi over its generic version of a drug for diabetes, Mylan said.

March 14, 2013

Just in time for Easter celebrations, Nestlé USA Confections and Snacks has unveiled a handful of new offerings available in retail stores nationwide.

March 14, 2013

Wegmans will be offering the popular cholesterol-lowering drug atorvastatin free of charge through the end of the year, according to a report published by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

March 14, 2013

The director of the Food and Drug Administration's Office of Generic Drugs is stepping down, according to published reports.

March 14, 2013

Walgreens was singled out in a lawsuit earlier this week for suggesting a vitamin E supplement may help improve cardiovascular health.

March 14, 2013

Safeway has been named one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, the company announced Thursday.

March 14, 2013

SoloHealth on Thursday announced it has been selected as one of the Technology Association of Georgia’s Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies. SoloHealth was recognized for its FDA-approved health and wellness kiosk, the SoloHealth Station.

March 14, 2013

Jelly Belly Candy Company has introduced new Jelly Belly Tabasco jelly bean bottles to candy shelves, the company announced.

March 14, 2013

Target has sold its consumer credit card portfolio to TD Bank Group for $5.7 billion, the mass merchandise retailer said.

March 14, 2013

Black Diamond Stoneworks’ cleaning products will soon be seen on the shelves of Walmart across the country.

March 13, 2013

The most common daily activities on smart devices included Web searches, app use and social networking, according to a recent online survey of more than 600 AccentHealth viewers. While product info searches are reported to a lesser extent for daily use, 72% of smart-device users reported conducting that activity at least weekly — making it fourth ranked in terms of usage frequency.

March 13, 2013

Unilever’s Dove Men+Care has teamed up with basketball greats to share a different side of themselves with sport fans throughout the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament.

March 13, 2013

Pernix Therapeutics was recently honored with a "Best Product" designation by retail buyers attending ECRM's Cough/Cold, Analgesics & Allergy EPPS here for its line of Dr. Cocoa pediatric dry cough-cold products.

March 13, 2013

Charlotte, N.C., has been selected as the official city to unveil the new Energems chocolate energy supplement, with expansion to other retail locations coming soon.

March 13, 2013

Grocer A&P, which emerged from bankruptcy in March 2012, announced on Tuesday that it is under contract for the sale of its real estate interests in a few non-core store locations.

March 13, 2013

Hy-Vee has joined a network of pharmacies operated by a provider of behavior-based prescription management programs.

March 13, 2013

Kimberly-Clark, whose brands include Kotex, has named Clive Sirkin as VP and chief marketing officer, reporting to Tony Palmer, president of global brands and innovation.

March 13, 2013

Actress Meryl Streep will encourage people to get screened for colorectal cancer in a new series of public service announcements from the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the groups said Wednesday.

March 13, 2013

Bills introduced in Oregon's state legislature would allow employers and other health plan sponsors to have greater knowledge about how pharmacy benefit managers determine the rates at which they pay pharmacies for dispensing generic drugs; establish new standards for pharmacy audits while requiring PBMs to register in the state and be licensed by the state board of pharmacy; and prevent health plans from requiring residents of the state to use mail-order pharmacies.

March 13, 2013

A new adventure from Thomas the Tank Engine and will be available exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide April 9, 2013.

March 13, 2013

The improvement in cardiovascular health that results from quitting smoking far outweighs the limited risks to cardiovascular health from the modest amount of weight gained after quitting, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded community study.

March 13, 2013

Oral care company Orabrush has announced Target as the most recent retailer to carry its patented tongue cleaner and tongue foam nationwide. Orabrush’s oral care products are sold in more than 30,000 retail stores worldwide.