December 5, 2012

Rice-A-Roni has introduced single-serve, microwavable, flavored rice cups for people in search of a quick meal.

December 5, 2012

Rite Aid has become the exclusive retailer of a new line of home fitness products, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

December 5, 2012

A network of pharmacies formed with the goal of helping patients achieve better health outcomes while reducing costs has appointed a new executive to its leadership team.

December 5, 2012

The overwhelming majority of retailers offer some kind of service for mobile shoppers, with Walgreens named among those leading the way, according to a new study.

December 5, 2012

Patients once considered "aspirin resistant" may not be resistant to aspirin after all, according to a study published online by Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. Rather, the protective coating around the aspirin to prevent stomach issues may be delaying the absorption of aspirin, leading clinicians to believe that patients are aspirin resistant.

December 5, 2012

Tesco placed its U.S. supermarket business Fresh & Easy on the sales bloc Wednesday, in conjunction with an announcement that Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason has left the company.

December 5, 2012

Tria Beauty has announced its partnership with actress Jenny McCarthy on behalf of its Tria Hair Removal Laser, the FDA-cleared laser available for at-home hair removal.

December 5, 2012

Walgreens reported November sales of $5.9 billion, a decrease of 3.9% versus the same period last year.

December 5, 2012

Walgreens last month acquired UCH Pharmaceutical Services, an independent retail pharmacy based in Indiana, the company that helped broker the deal announced Wednesday.

December 4, 2012

High Ridge Brands’ Alberto VO5 hair care brand has announced the upcoming launch of its new Salon Series line of shampoos, conditioners, styling and treatment products. 
 


December 4, 2012

Frozen food maker Alexia Foods has introduced new rolls made with sweet potatoes, the company said Tuesday.

December 4, 2012

American Greetings has a new line of cards that include detachable, musical felt magnets in the shape of cartoon characters.

December 4, 2012

Hiding tobacco product displays at the point of sale may help reduce smoking among young people, a new study suggests.

December 4, 2012

Bausch + Lomb recently introduced a new consumer-preferred cap design across its Renu multi-purpose contact lens solution brand.

December 4, 2012

The influenza season is officially underway as flu incidence is already above the national threshold, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters during a teleconference Monday.

December 4, 2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday joined representatives from Walgreens to celebrate the grand opening of a new Walgreens flagship store in the Bucktown-Wicker Park neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, taking the opportunity to remind Chicagoans about the importance of getting a flu shot this season.

December 4, 2012

CVS/pharmacy is ready for the holiday season with an array of new offerings for holiday shoppers, including 1,000 greeting card designs and new personalized smartphone and tablet cases.

December 4, 2012

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic are reminding families during National Influenza Vaccination Week about the importance of receiving their flu vaccinations, and are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the NFL Retired Players Association to increase awareness about the benefits of annual flu vaccination.

December 4, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration will review an acid-reflux drug made by Eisai for use in children, the drug maker said.

December 4, 2012

The number of consumers using iPhones to gather medical information has grown by 94% since 2011, according to a new study by online medical publishing company The Patient's Guide.

December 4, 2012

Kowa Health Care America recently launched two supplement products into the U.S. marketplace — NutriDiet, a diet aid, and Okinawa Life.

December 4, 2012

L'Oréal Paris has announced the addition of celebrity makeup artist Billy Brasfield — a.k.a. "Billy B" — to the brand's roster of experts.

December 4, 2012

The International Fragrance Association of North America has announced the release of "The Story of Fragrances," a documentary that gives an inside look at the fragrance industry and the science behind some of the world's most well-known and successful perfumes.

December 4, 2012

Pharmacy technology provider QS/1 has entered a contract with CoverMyMeds to automate a process often required by insurers to dispense specialty drugs.