May 11, 2012

An expert panel at the Food and Drug Administration has recommended that the agency approve a drug made by Gilead Sciences for lowering the risk of infection by the virus that causes AIDS.

May 11, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline is moving forward with its acquisition of Human Genome Sciences.

May 11, 2012

Despite predictions that consumers in recessionary times would flock to cheaper over-the-counter drugs, the world's over-the-counter drug market grew just 3.5% in the past three years, according a report released by Kalorama Information.

May 11, 2012

Mars Chocolate this week showcased some of its soon-to-be-launched confections and snacks at the National Confectioners Association's Sweets and Snacks Show.

May 11, 2012

A law that will establish standards in the pharmacy audit process conducted by pharmacy benefit managers in the state of Alabama has received the applause of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

May 11, 2012

BB creams, which also are referred to as “blemish balms” or “beauty balms,” have experienced significant growth in the past several months, according a new report by market research company the NPD Group.

May 11, 2012

The lackluster cough-cold season will necessitate a greater need for marketing and promotion next season, ProPhase Labs chairman and CEO Ted Karkus said on Thursday in announcing first-quarter results for the period ended March 31.

May 11, 2012

Publix announced that its initiatives to reduce the use of paper and plastic grocery bags used at checkout have paid off.

May 11, 2012

Energy drink brand Red Bull is extending its line to include Red Bull Total Zero, a beverage that is free of calories, carbohydrates and sugar.

May 11, 2012

J&J Snack Foods has extended its SuperPretzel frozen snack line.

May 11, 2012

As many as 74% of consumers would support a rapid, oral swab HIV test available over the counter, according to a survey released Friday by Who's Positive, a national HIV awareness organization.

May 11, 2012

E-prescribing owes a debt of gratitude to meaningful use. Without the Office of the National Coordinator’s inclusion of the capability as a core measure, enabling physician technologies may not have taken off with such vigor.

May 11, 2012

Whole Foods is rewarding customers that live a green lifestyle through its new application it created with Whole Planet Foundation and BlueAvocado.

May 10, 2012

Carex Health Brands is launching an all-in-one medication organizer and pill splitter under its Apex brand.

May 10, 2012

CastMedic Designs on Wednesday introduced its line of fashion accessories for medical walking boots.

May 10, 2012

ComScore reported that online retail spending reached $44.3 billion for first quarter 2012, up 17% from the year-ago period.

May 10, 2012

In an effort to move forward with its acquisition of Avon, Coty has reached out to Avon's board members in a letter, stating that Coty is willing to augment its original buyout offer.

May 10, 2012

It was a rainy Thursday morning in Woonsocket, R.I., but that didn’t dissuade CVS Caremark stockholders from flocking to the company’s sprawling headquarters to attend its annual meeting of stockholders — an event that proved to be one filled with optimism as president and CEO Larry Merlo provided key highlights of 2011 and discussed how the company is reinventing pharmacy and capitalizing on its “integration sweet spots.”

May 10, 2012

CVS Caremark announced on Tuesday the release of its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.

May 10, 2012

Family Dollar said its board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on the company's common stock of 21 cents per share.

May 10, 2012

A Food and Drug Administration expert panel has recommended approval for a drug made by Pfizer for treating rheumatoid arthritis.

May 10, 2012

Hamacher Resource Group has received two 2012 Communicator Awards of Distinction, the company announced Thursday.

May 10, 2012

McKesson on Monday announced that thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the nation will convene at the McKesson IdeaShare 2012 Conference at the Venetian Resort Hotel in Las Vegas from June 24 to 28.

May 10, 2012

Motherhood influences the way women shop, according to Mintel research.