December 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given special designation to a treatment made by Biodel for patients with congenital hyperinsulinism, a rare disorder that affects children.

December 6, 2012

The consumer health division of GlaxoSmithKline has enlisted an Olympic gold medalist to educate the public about cold sores and promote its OTC cold sore treatment.

December 6, 2012

Johnson & Johnson is seeking approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug to treat active psoriatic arthritis, the company said Thursday.

December 6, 2012

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has announced the opening of its 32nd store in Kendall, Fla.

December 6, 2012

The annual holiday retail study by the NPD Group, a global information company, has revealed that fragrance moved up the ladder as a top gift on consumers’ holiday shopping lists.

December 6, 2012

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has contracted with AstraZeneca to distribute an authorized generic version of a drug used to treat high blood pressure, Par said.

December 6, 2012

Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid will deliver patients' immunization notifications directly to healthcare providers over the Surescripts Network for Clinical Interoperability.

December 6, 2012

As expected, Hurricane Sandy left its mark on Rite Aid's monthly sales as the chain reported a decline in comps for November.

December 6, 2012

Sartori Cheese has started a special promotion on Facebook in anticipation of the holiday season, the company said Thursday.

December 6, 2012

Humidity may be the common denominator to help explain why flu viruses are most prevalent during the winter months in temperate climates like the United States and most prevalent during the rainy season in many tropical regions close to the equator, according to a study released Tuesday by Virginia Tech researchers.

December 6, 2012

More than half (55%) of U.S. online consumers used a fitness technology in the past year, and more than one-third (37%) anticipate purchasing fitness technology in the next 12 months, according to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association.

December 6, 2012

Trigg Laboratories on Thursday announced they will help Sonny and Sharie Knight, owners of the Hillbilly Hot Dogs restaurant in West Virginia, celebrate 13 years of wedlock on Dec. 12.

December 6, 2012

Disney and creative genius Tim Burton — creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas” — announced the release of "Frankenweenie," the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand Jan. 8, 2013.

December 5, 2012

Effective immediately, Peyton Howell named SVP AmerisourceBergen and president, global sourcing and manufacturer relations.

December 5, 2012

Vote now in the annual competition celebrating outstanding retail and restaurant design.

December 5, 2012

Kao USA brand Curel skin care is partnering with the charitable organization Direct Relief International to offer relief to those who need it most in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

December 5, 2012

Ecosentials on Monday launched Vitamin Squeeze Powder Water Enhancers, which are packaged in squeezable bottles that add vitamins and customizable flavors to water.

December 5, 2012

Vargas Cosmetics has announced the introduction of Tilth Beauty, a new skin care line created by Anthony Vargas.

December 5, 2012

McKesson High Volume Solutions on Tuesday unveiled an all new ExpressRx Track pharmacy automation solution featuring state-of-the-art robotics, upgraded imaging and expanded vial capabilities.

December 5, 2012

Misfit Wearables is teeing up a revolutionary activity tracking device — the Misfit Shine — that's constructed from aircraft-grade aluminum, is waterproof and is able to wirelessly sync activity data to a smartphone without the need for a Bluetooth connection.

December 5, 2012

The Natural Products Association last week announced its presence across two new social media platforms — Pinterest and Google+.

December 5, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association and Purdue Pharma on Wednesday announced the two organizations are working together to remind parents, grandparents and other family members about simple steps that can be taken to protect prescription medicines this holiday season through their national educational initiative, Safeguard My Meds.

December 5, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday added Vitamin D3 Vegan to its professional product line.

December 5, 2012

Drug maker Novo Nordisk is creating what it calls the world's first all-diabetes professional cycling team, the company said.