April 2, 2013

Rite Aid is offering free allergy screenings, information and a range of products as the allergy season approaches, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

April 2, 2013

A coalition of drug and pharmacy organizations formed to address patients' medication needs during disasters is changing the name and Web address of its reporting system to make it easier to remember, the organization said Tuesday.

April 2, 2013

Schnucks was the victim of a recent attack on its computer network that compromised its credit and debit card system, the supermarket chain said.

April 2, 2013

These are the days of the empowered patient — the patient who asks questions, who wants to know about how to prevent the diseases that ailed their parents or how to live more successfully with the conditions they have, who seeks and finds health information from doctors, nurses, magazines and most especially from the teeming trove of online health sites.

April 2, 2013

Specialty drugs are expected to account for 50% of all drug costs by 2018, according to two new studies.

April 2, 2013

A population-based study in Olmsted County, Minn., has shown an increase in the incidence of celiac disease, a digestive condition triggered by eating protein gluten.

April 2, 2013

The L'Oréal-Unesco For Women in Science program awarded five women scientists from around the world with the 2013 L'Oréal-Unesco Awards in the Physical Sciences.

April 2, 2013

Mad Money's Jim Cramer tabbed Safeway over Whole Foods in an interview published in The Street.

April 2, 2013

Ahold USA now has the largest number of stores that have received leadership in energy and environmental design certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the supermarket operator said Tuesday.

April 2, 2013

UrgentRx announced that the company has closed an additional $2.5 million in Series B funding, led by current investors as well as attracting new capital.

April 2, 2013

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that walking, running and weight management goals can be logged and tracked through Steps with Balance Rewards, the retailer's customer loyalty program.

April 2, 2013

The Washington Post this week took an in-depth look at the health benefits of tea and how consumers are taking notice. And that's a good thing for specialty tea shops and supermarket chains.

April 1, 2013

Just a week after the Supreme Court heard the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit over its deal with AbbVie to sell a generic version of a testosterone-replacement therapy, Actavis is challenging the patent on another strength of the drug.

April 1, 2013

American Greetings greeting card company has agreed to be taken private by a group led by some of its top executives for about $602 million, the company announced.

April 1, 2013

CVS Caremark elected on March 29 former Johnson & Johnson CEO William Weldon to serve on its board of directors, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

April 1, 2013

E.p.t, creator of the original home pregnancy test, has partnered with the American Fertility Association to support the vast community of those who are actively trying to conceive during National Infertility Awareness Month this April.

April 1, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new contraceptive therapy made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Teva said Monday.

April 1, 2013

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare today commended the proposals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after the administration announced recommendations to remove certain warning statements and modifications of the instructions for use of nicotine replacement therapy products.

April 1, 2013

Symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease are frequently overtreated in infants, according to a new study by researchers in Michigan and Missouri.

April 1, 2013

The makers of LifeStyles condoms today announced the release of the new Turbo condom. The Turbo condom is lubricated inside and out with LifeStyles' proprietary Excite gel.

April 1, 2013

Walmart customers will enjoy a cool reason to shop at the mass merchandise company this summer as Mini Melts ice cream automated kiosks rollout nationwide.

April 1, 2013

Retail-based clinic operator MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark, and Southern California healthcare system Sharp HealthCare have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to healthcare services throughout San Diego County.

April 1, 2013

A national campaign to raise awareness about Parkinson's disease will kick off this month, a nonprofit group focused on the disease said Monday.

April 1, 2013

Perrigo Co. has completed its acquisition of a Pennsylvania-based animal health company, the drug maker said.