September 17, 2012

Will Congress rip away the ability of independent and small chain pharmacies to sell diabetic supplies and durable medical equipment to Medicare patients?

September 17, 2012

Duracell has tapped National Football League All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis for the brand's Trust Your Power program, which aims to encourage fans to follow their dreams.

September 17, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic ulcer treatment made by Wockhardt, the Indian drug maker said Monday.

September 17, 2012

Fred's on Friday launched a holiday layaway plan featuring no fees and a down payment of only $1.

September 17, 2012

A lot of people have quite a few things to say about healthcare reform, whether they favor or oppose it. But supporters of the law show an altruistic sensibility and an understanding of how the law would benefit other Americans, according to an exclusive survey of nearly 800 patients conducted by AccentHealth and DSN in late July and early August.

September 17, 2012

A supermarket chain and a fruit and vegetable company are donating salad bars to schools to promote health eating.

September 17, 2012

InterMedia Advertising on Monday announced the launch of a national television campaign for its client Care Concepts, which is bringing a two-in-one talking glucose meter and blood-pressure monitor to market.

September 17, 2012

An organization focused on Type 1 diabetes research announced Monday the winners of a competition to find new ways to treat the disease.

September 17, 2012

Jewel-Osco on Friday announced that the company is observing Hunger Action Month this September with an aggressive campaign to raise food and funds for food banks and food pantries in the retailer's service area.

September 17, 2012

Supervalu's Jewel-Osco banner will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with its 5th Annual “Sabor de la Herencia Hispana” signature VIP reception on Sept. 27 at the National Museum of Mexican Art, the retailer announced Monday.

September 17, 2012

Kellogg's has boosted its Special K portfolio.

September 17, 2012

McKesson on Monday named Steve Courtman president of Health Mart, a franchise of 3,000 independently owned pharmacies.

September 17, 2012

Omron has introduced a new pedometer that utilizes Dual-Axis acclerometer technology to record users' daily step count.

September 17, 2012

Procter & Gamble has delivered its 5 billionth liter of clean drinking water through its charitable program.

September 17, 2012

ProPhase Labs on Monday announced that it rejected an unsolicited, nonbinding proposal from Matrixx Initiatives to acquire the company for $1.40 per share in cash, subject to further due diligence by Matrixx.

September 17, 2012

A study recently published in the Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation journal found that when more vaccinations are administered in an alternate setting, such as a pharmacy, employers realize a greater cost benefit.

September 17, 2012

The University of Colorado Health Partners, The Little Clinic and King Soopers have announced an affiliation that will provide consumers with more options to improve their health through improved healthcare services, access to professionals in a variety of fields, such as nutrition and wellness programs.

September 17, 2012

VoicePort has launched its new appointment scheduler services application.

September 17, 2012

Walgreens on Monday announced that it has completed its purchase of 144 stores operating under the USA Drug, Super D Drug, May’s Drug, Med-X and Drug Warehouse names located in Arkansas, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee.

September 17, 2012

Walgreens and Rx Response on Monday announced a new healthcare collaboration developed to help ensure patient access to medications following a natural disaster.

September 17, 2012

Wonderful Pistachios is extending its Get Crackin' campaign with four new commercial spots.

September 14, 2012

U.S. retail sales in August reflected a solid back-to-school season.

September 14, 2012

Campbell's is bringing modern epicurean offerings to the table.

September 14, 2012

It's counterintuitive. The durable medical equipment competitive bidding program is supposed to reduce the cost of care, but in fact — across many rural communities — it may end up serving as a barrier to the access of that care.