November 1, 2013

Nikki’s Magic Wand, which enables consumers to access that remaining 20% of concealer, lip gloss or mascara that otherwise remains unused at the bottom of the tube, has announced that it is launching its first mass market campaign in time for the holiday season.

November 1, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful continues to drive its mission forward with its latest program, Imagine A Future.

November 1, 2013

A new study by IMS Health finds that most apps focused on health and wellness have limited functionality or evidence of value in advancing healthcare provision and outcomes, with fewer than half of them directly related to patient health and treatment, and more than half of them having fewer than 500 downloads.

With more than 43,000 health-and-wellness apps from the Apple App Store alone included in the IMS study, but a dearth of apps for elderly patients with chronic conditions, there is ample opportunity for developers to address this need. That will become especially important as health care becomes increasingly focused on patient outcomes. And this means opportunities for apps that address the ever-present issue of poor medication adherence.

November 1, 2013

Medication safety and pharmacy information systems get more attention in the latest version of an exam for pharmacy technicians.

November 1, 2013

As the implementation of healthcare reform looms, Kroger is sharpening its focus on health care by not only stocking its shelves with healthier food options but is also gearing up to add 50 Little Clinic locations next year, according to published reports.

November 1, 2013

This holiday season Spangler Candy Co. will launch limited-edition, holiday flavors in two of its most iconic brands: Dum Dums Holiday Pops and Peppermint Marshmallow Circus Peanuts, the company announced.

November 1, 2013

Stop & Shop hopes to raise $2.5 million for hunger relief during the holiday season, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said Friday.

November 1, 2013

Almost 9-in-10 (88%) consumers will shop in stores this holiday season, compared to 75% who will shop online and 16% who will shop via mobile device.

November 1, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries had $5.1 billion in sales and $711 million in profits in third-quarter 2013, the Israeli drug maker said.

October 31, 2013

Actavis is seeking Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic drug used to treat acne, triggering a lawsuit in a federal court from the maker of the branded version, the company said Thursday.

October 31, 2013

AmerisourceBergen announced on Thursday that fourth quarter revenue rose 28.3% as it gains “strong momentum” heading into fiscal 2014.

October 31, 2013

Brush Buddies has introduced the new Soniclean Pro available in 5000, 3000 and 2000 models.

October 31, 2013

Cardinal Health had sales of $24.5 billion and profits of $339 million in first quarter 2014, the company said.

October 31, 2013

A new book from a trade group representing makers of dietary supplements details the laws and regulations that govern the industry.

October 31, 2013

As part of its philanthropic mission, the CVS Caremark Charity Classic is hosting a series of golf clinics for veterans of all abilities.

October 31, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is using long-term strategies to address drug shortages when they appear and requiring manufacturers to notify the agency if a shortage is at risk of happening, under a new plan announced Thursday.

October 31, 2013

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for treating cystic fibrosis for patients who have a specific genetic mutation, but that also treats the underlying cause of the disease rather than the disease itself.

October 31, 2013

Impax Labs and Tolmar announced that the Food and Drug Administration has given final approval to Tolmar's generic version of Solaraze gel.

October 31, 2013

Insource Healthcare Solutions is adding wall-mounted and cart-mounted video systems at the hospitals it operates in upstate New York and Pennsylvania in order to allow for telehealth services and cut costs.

October 31, 2013

Mylan experienced a slight dip in sales in its third quarter, due primarily to fluctuating currency values, the generic drug maker said Thursday.

October 31, 2013

New York City Council voted on Wednesday to hike the minimum age for buying cigarettes from 18 years to 21 years.

October 31, 2013

Proctor & Gamble will expand its partnership with the American Red Cross by joining the Disaster Responder Program.

October 31, 2013

Sales at Meijer's first store in Detroit have been "very encouraging," according to published reports.

October 31, 2013

A personalized medicine company said a new study justifies clinical use of pharmacogenomic testing to help predict patients' response to psychiatric medications and improve treatment outcomes.