July 3, 2013

The Obama administration announced a one-year delay on a health reform mandate that mid-size and larger employers provide health coverage or pay a penalty to 2015.

July 3, 2013

To celebrate this Independence Day, Oral-B and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman are teaming up with Hope for the Warriors, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, to help veterans reintegrate into the civilian workforce.

This commitment is part of Oral-B’s Built in the USA campaign, which celebrates the brand’s commitment to the American workforce and American-built products, including its Pro-Health All-in-One manual toothbrush, which is built in Iowa City, Iowa.

July 3, 2013

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, has signed what the National Association of Community Pharmacy has characterized as groundbreaking reform legislation that applies reasonable standards to how pharmacy benefit managers audit community pharmacies, provides increased transparency into generic prescription drug reimbursement and ensures that PBM administrators of prescription drug claims are registered within the state.

July 3, 2013

Less than a year after it unveiled its "virtual grocery store" concept at commuter rail stations in Chicago and the Northeast, online grocer Peapod is taking the idea on the road in a new promotional campaign.

July 3, 2013

Perfecta Products on Wednesday announced the launch of Zim's Matura-Care Bibben Disposable Adult Lap Bibs.

July 3, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales increased by 0.7% in June, including increases in front end and pharmacy comps, the retail pharmacy chain said.

July 3, 2013

Ruffles Crispy Fries Potato Strips, available nationwide this month and just in time for National French Fry Day on July 13, are a French fry-shaped snack sliced from real potatoes.

July 3, 2013

Looking to make sun care fun for children, GlitterTots has developed Sparkle Screen, an SPF 30+ sunscreen that has natural color and sparkles.

July 3, 2013

Walgreens posted June sales of $5.8 billion, an increase of 2.5% from the same month in fiscal 2012, and saw increased pharmacy sales of 2.9%.

July 2, 2013

Arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses in children, but it often goes unnoticed and undiagnosed, according to two arthritis-focused organizations seeking to spread awareness about the disease.

July 2, 2013

A dramatic increase in the number of women dying from opioid painkiller overdoses has health officials alarmed.

July 2, 2013

A liquor store chain owned by Netherlands-based Royal Ahold has introduced a "pick-and-mix" concept for specialty beers.

July 2, 2013

BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has been added to the limited-distribution network for a Genentech drug used to treat lung and pancreatic cancers.

July 2, 2013

GNC Holdings on Monday named Alan Feldman and Robert Moran to its board of directors.

July 2, 2013

i-Health unveiled its Estroven Weight Management, a supplement specifically formulated to address the physical changes of menopause plus deliver on a core benefit of helping peri/menopausal women manage their weight as they go through this stage of life.

July 2, 2013

One of the most effective levers pharmacists and other health professionals can pull to curb the nation’s $2.7 trillion health care bill is boosting patients’ adherence to their prescription drug treatment regimens. But who’s holding the handle?

July 2, 2013

GoodNites, a Kimberly-Clark brand, is helping bed-wetting kids feel confident overnight with a new design that fits more like real underwear.

July 2, 2013

RadioShack on Saturday unveiled its first revamped store here at the corner of Broadway and 81st Street.

July 2, 2013

Covidien has finished spinning off its pharmaceuticals division, the medical products maker said.

July 2, 2013

Murad announced the debut of Pore Reform, a skin care regimen that includes a Blackhead & Pore Clearing Duo to unclog and seal pores, shielding the skin from blackhead-causing dirt and debris.

July 2, 2013

GutZgray has developed a new line of hair products to care for gray hair or colored gray hair.

July 2, 2013

A cancer drug made by Genentech and Astellas is no longer available through ordinary retail channels and is now available only through a limited-distribution network.

July 2, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a gel formulation of a foot fungus drug made by Merz Pharmaceuticals, according to published reports.

July 2, 2013

Rite Aid has finished a buyback program for more than $800 million worth of debt using proceeds from a sale of notes that allow the company to borrow at a lower interest rate, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.