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February 15, 2012

Mylan is changing the name of its branded specialty pharmaceutical business, the company said Wednesday.

February 15, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association are urging Congress to reject budget proposals that would limit pharmacy choice for Tricare beneficiaries.

February 15, 2012

Global cosmetic, skin care, fragrance and spa company Borghese has partnered with Primary One Brands, which provides salon-branded products to all classes of trade, to launch a new line of hair care products by Borghese.

February 15, 2012

Skin care brand RoC is introducing a new product line called RoC Multi Correxion Nourish Stress Repair, which includes a night cream and eye cream.

February 15, 2012

A pharmacy benefit management organization has received accreditation for its specialty pharmacy program.

February 15, 2012
Regulators, healthcare providers and the public at large have taken note of the rise in prescription drug substance abuse. A recent article titled "Oxycodone Prescriptions Rose Sharply" in the New York Times (1/11/2012) describes trends of double-digit percentage increases in the dispensing of certain narcotic based painkillers. And many states have, or will be, implementing prescription drug monitoring programs — also known as prescription monitoring programs — that track the physicians prescribing and the patients receiving controlled substances.
February 15, 2012

Safeway is launching a first-of-its kind competition that could land one chef a job with the Safeway Culinary Kitchens and his/her recipe included in the Open Nature Skillet Meal line.

February 15, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that it will hold its fourth annual NACDS RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill on March 21 to 22 in Washington, D.C.

February 15, 2012

Research results released Tuesday by Temkin Group, which rates the customer experience of 206 large companies across 18 industries, showed that only eight companies deliver excellent customer experience.

February 15, 2012

Organic food sales are continuing on an upward trend as more shoppers frequented mainstream stores for the products and younger consumers were the most loyal to purchasing such items, a TABS Group survey found.

February 15, 2012

Thinq on Wednesday announced the relaunch of its line of Thinq ready-to-drink beverages, now available in a 12-oz. Rexam Sleek can as its primary package.

February 15, 2012

VTech is helping parents maximize their monitoring options with a new line of baby monitors.

February 15, 2012

Wheaties is introducing three new Wheaties boxes that feature retro images of former "Wheaties Champions."

February 14, 2012

Bristol-Myers Squibb has completed its acquisition of a developer of hepatitis C treatments.

February 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is giving priority review to a drug made by Gilead Sciences that the company is investigating for the prevention of HIV.

February 14, 2012

Kerr Drug is launching a new campaign to get people to talk to their pharmacists, the chain announced.

February 14, 2012

Mam has launched its personalized pacifier collection, a line of pacifiers that can feature the name, nickname or saying of one's choice right on the pacifier's front knob.

February 14, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan plans to challenge a court decision that requires it to pay almost $20 million to a drug company whose product it tried to market as a generic.

February 14, 2012

A provider of mobile health solutions has introduced a free application that synchronizes with a wireless blood-glucose meter.

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday recommended that Barlow Herbal Specialties discontinue advertising its LDM-100 dietary supplement as a "plant or herb antibiotic."

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday reported Direct Digital, marketer of Instaflex, has supported certain advertising claims made in print and online.

February 14, 2012

Procter & Gamble has teamed up with a nonprofit to promote the environmental and energy savings benefits of washing laundry in cold water.

February 14, 2012

Perrigo on Tuesday announced that it has begun shipping Loratadine-D 12-hour extended-release tablets.

February 14, 2012

Publix announced on Tuesday that it promoted Kelly Williams-Puccio to executive director of the Publix Super Markets Charities.

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