October 31, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 2.1% this month compared with October 2012, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday, also issuing an estimate of the negative effects of Hurricane Sandy on its sales.

October 31, 2013

The "vast majority" of available mobile apps focused on health and wellness have limited functionality or evidence of value in advancing healthcare provision and outcomes, according to a new report by IMS Health.

October 31, 2013

Members of a Minnesota-based health insurer will have the opportunity to receive a $5 Target gift card when they visit one of the retailer's clinics for a flu vaccination.

October 31, 2013

Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced at the SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit on Thursday that three suppliers have made new domestic manufacturing commitments that will create 385 jobs.

October 30, 2013

A division of inVentiv Health has acquired Catalina Marketing's medication adherence services subsidiary, inVentiv said Thursday.

October 30, 2013

A division of Kroger Co. has placed an initial order for Alkaline88, a bottled water brand produced using a proprietary electrolysis beverage process.

October 30, 2013

Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's "Mad Money," is still bullish on Rite Aid.

October 30, 2013

Coty and Prada Group have formed an exclusive partnership to create, develop, and distribute a signature line of fragrances under the Miu Miu name.

October 30, 2013

Crossmark has named former GlaxoSmithKline executive Janet Carter-Smith as VP business development.

October 30, 2013

An executive at Diplomat has been named VP corporate services, the specialty pharmacy said Wednesday.

October 30, 2013

Tria Beauty, a maker of light-based skin care, has received FDA clearance for the company's Age-Defying Laser, the company has announced.

October 30, 2013

A once-daily inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has become available, the makers of the inhaler said Wednesday.

October 30, 2013

After 10 years serving the professional market with products containing ingredients naturally derived from eggs to topically treat severe skin conditions, Fortitude Health has launched its HealFast SkinCare to the consumer marketplace.

October 30, 2013

Riding the subway just got beautiful thanks to L’Oréal Paris as the beauty brand will launch on Nov. 4 the first ever, intelligent vending experience in the New York City subway system.

October 30, 2013

Community pharmacy is an important healthcare partner in providing cost-saving solutions within the healthcare system.

October 30, 2013

Nicole by OPI has launched for holiday two new gift sets featuring nail lacquers inspired by actress and singer Selena Gomez.

October 30, 2013

The Paws Pet Co. is buying an Irvine, Calif.-based compounding pharmacy as it seeks to transition from a pet company into a pharmaceutical company, Paws said.

October 30, 2013

Natural dietary supplement and OTC product maker Quantum Health has hired a new CEO, the company said.

October 30, 2013

Safeway will take over prescriptions from an Oregon grocery store, according to published reports.

October 30, 2013

A trade group for supplement makers is suggesting that people with diabetes talk to their physicians about chromium picolinate supplementation, based on a recent study.

October 30, 2013

STUF Men’s Defense, a skin care line just for guys, has announced that it is now being sold on Amazon.com.

October 30, 2013

The makers of Sudafed will allow sinus sufferers to join forces for a contest that will take place on the brand's Facebook page, thanks to a new app.

October 30, 2013

A majority of Americans repeatedly buy products that retailers have on promotion and many also say they would return to a brick-and-mortar store when alerted to upcoming sales of previously purchased items, according to a new survey.

October 30, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' president and CEO has stepped down, the Israeli drug maker said.