August 14, 2012

Regional player Kinney Drugs has snapped up four independent pharmacies located in central New York and Vermont, bringing its total store count to 94.

August 14, 2012

Meijer has brought its Marketplace format to the Chicago area.

August 14, 2012

Drug maker Mylan will pass out free EpiPen injectors to children in schools, the company said Tuesday.

August 14, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Monday made its monthly magazine, America’s Pharmacist, available online and via mobile devices with a newly launched digital edition at Americaspharmacist.net.

August 14, 2012

Coty has announced the introduction of the new Adidas personal care line for men, which is available exclusively at Walmart.

August 14, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday rolled out a brand new look across its professional product line with a new classification system to better assist selection.

August 14, 2012

NuSirt Sciences last week released a weight management product called NuShape and a product for healthy blood sugar called NuControl.

August 14, 2012

Pepsi and the National Football League have kicked off a new campaign that brings together musical artists and NFL teams.

August 14, 2012

You’ve seen the sign, probably early fall, posted right there on the marquee of the local pharmacy: “Most insurance accepted.” It means that when a patient stops by the pharmacy for a flu shot, the pharmacy can probably bill the health plan for the covered medical benefit.

August 14, 2012

Consolidated sales for generic drug maker Ranbaxy Labs totaled $588 million in the second quarter ended June 30, a 28% rise over the year-ago period, the company said.

August 14, 2012

A delivery truck driver for Rite Aid has won the retail pharmacy chain's annual driving competition, the company said.

August 14, 2012

Nobody likes getting a shot, but a new survey indicates that fear of needles also may prompt people to avoid getting flu vaccinations.

August 14, 2012

Target’s in-store health clinics recently started offering consultations for eyelash lengthening and the treatment of hyperpigmentation of the skin and unwanted facial hair, according to a local news report.

August 14, 2012

Upsher-Smith Labs has finalized its purchase of a British company that makes drugs for central nervous system and inflammatory disorders, the former said Tuesday.

August 14, 2012

Walkers Shortbread is debuting a new product that commemorates the Festival of Lights.

August 14, 2012

Walmart is helping teachers purchase much-needed classroom supplies through the retailer's Teacher Rewards program.

August 13, 2012

99 Cents Only Stores is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

August 13, 2012

Tobacco use among American middle school and high school students showed a slow decline from 2000 to 2011, according to a report released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

August 13, 2012

In a study involving more than 16,000 U.S. children and adolescents, there has been a decrease in average total cholesterol levels over the past two decades, although almost 1-in-10 subjects had elevated total cholesterol in the 2007-2010 period, according to a study published in the Aug. 8 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

August 13, 2012

U.S. online retail spending reached $43.2 billion for the second quarter, up 15% over a year ago, according to ComScore.

August 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing a regulatory application from Teva for a contraceptive drug, the company said Monday.

August 13, 2012

Regulators have approved a biotech drug made by Genentech for treating a complication related to diabetes.

August 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a voice-guided injection device made by Sanofi for severe allergic reactions, the drug maker said Monday.

August 13, 2012

HDesign has introduced a toilet paper replacement device.