April 10, 2013

A new Walgreens research article released Wednesday projects that by taking an innovative approach to classifying patient populations, health systems can more effectively prevent “triple-fail” events — or outcomes that fail to advance population health, reduce per capita healthcare costs and improve individual patient experience.

April 9, 2013

Advanced Vision Research named Diane Houtman VP professional relations.

April 9, 2013

A majority of Americans say chronic pain ranks far below drug addiction as a major health problem, according to a new poll.

April 9, 2013

World Care Products, a manufacturer and marketer of air care products, has teamed up with Church & Dwight as a licensee of the Arm & Hammer Brand for its new air care category.

April 9, 2013

Astroglide announced the launch of its new Astroglide Sensitive Skin Gel, a thicker personal lubricant formulated without common ingredients known to irritate sensitive skin.

April 9, 2013

The new Prime Fillet gourmet flavors are available in three varieties: chipotle and olive oil, sundried tomatoes and olive oil, and jalapenos and olive oil.

April 9, 2013

Cosmederm Bioscience announced that a study recently published in the journal Acta Dermato-Venereologica has established its TriCalm anti-itch product has greater anti-itch efficacy as compared with products containing hydrocortisone or diphenhydramine.

April 9, 2013

Generic drug maker Dr. Reddy's Labs will move into a new North America headquarters and set up new laboratory space later this year, the company said Tuesday.

April 9, 2013

The Entertainment Industry Foundation is sponsoring the Revlon Run/Walk for Women for the 20th year in a row, the group said Tuesday.

April 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for treating nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

April 9, 2013

Customers who recycle bottles and cans with deposit values at Greenback Redemption Centers in Hannaford supermarkets in New York state will have the option of donating the money to local charities.

April 9, 2013

More Americans are looking for reviews and ratings to guide their healthcare decision-making as they spend more of their own money on health care, but they're not finding what they need, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

April 9, 2013

i-Health released an adult-strength chewable version of their probiotic brand — Culturelle Digestive Health Probiotic Chewables.

April 9, 2013

Step by step, Walgreens of South Florida and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation announced the third annual Walk with Walgreens Family Fun Day and Health Fair, which takes place April 20 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, home to both the Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami Hurricanes football teams.

April 9, 2013

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy has named James Smeeding its first executive director, the group said. The announcement was made during its first Specialty Pharmacy Conference in San Diego, which drew more than 500 participants.

April 9, 2013

Procter & Gamble launched Clearblue Advanced Digital Ovulation Test, the only ovulation test that can identify a woman’s four best days to get pregnant, two more days than any other test on the market, according to the company.

April 9, 2013

According to a recent analysis by Packaged Facts, a MarketResearch.com division, U.S. retail sales of yogurt will approach $9.3 billion by 2017, up from $7.3 billion in 2012, with Greek yogurt brands being the major catalyst for these significant increases.

April 9, 2013

The new world of targeted, specialized medicines — many of them bioengineered and many of them aimed at smaller and smaller segments of the population — isn’t just on its way. It’s here. And it’s going to radically change the practice of pharmacy.

Here’s an eye-opener: Specialty drugs will likely account for 50% of all drug costs by 2018, up from 28.7% of total prescription drug costs in 2012.

April 9, 2013

Philadelphia Cream Cheese is looking to broaden its appeal with the launch of new cream cheese products this spring.

April 9, 2013

A MinuteClinic location at a CVS store in downtown Columbia, S.C., got a visit from one of the state's top health officials recently.

April 9, 2013

The developer of an amino acid compound is issuing a new license for the product.

April 9, 2013

A desire to save money is driving younger and older adults to request cheaper drugs from their doctors, but it's also driving younger adults not to take their drugs as prescribed, according to a new study.

April 8, 2013

In recognition of National Park Week April 20 to 28, Reckitt Benckiser's Air Wick is launching a new line of air fresheners inspired by the essence of America's national parks. Proceeds will help benefit the National Parks Foundation.

April 8, 2013

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy will notify physicians within two hours whether a patient has been accepted for treatment, the company said.