October 1, 2012

Ingles Markets announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share on all its class A common stock and 15 cents per share on all its class B common stock.

October 1, 2012

Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., of the Silicon Valley is preparing to introduce legislation that will create a new division within the Food and Drug Administration to govern fast-developing healthcare applications, according to a report published by Kaiser Health News last week.

October 1, 2012

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has set the world record for the most flu shots given in a single day, the organization said Monday.

October 1, 2012

Kodak is hoping to extend its exclusive right to file a plan of reorganization.

October 1, 2012

Mark Feldstein and Associates has introduced unique housewares and gifts in time for the holiday season.

October 1, 2012

Nature’s Gate, a maker of natural skin care products, has developed the new Nature’s Gate Baby Soothing Shampoo & Wash.

October 1, 2012

Nuk USA announced that it will donate a portion of sales from its entire breast-feeding product line to the National Breast Cancer Foundation now through December 2013.

October 1, 2012

An online grocery delivery service is launching "virtual grocery stores" at commuter rail stations across the country.

October 1, 2012

How do patients want to get their prescription medicines and the advice that comes with them? In person, face to face, with their pharmacist.

October 1, 2012

Publix on Monday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share.

October 1, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser recently named Tiffany McLaud to the position of consumer healthcare marketing director.

October 1, 2012

Customers who nominate their favorite members of a pharmacy team at local Rite Aid stores will have a chance to win $2,500 in gift cards, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

October 1, 2012

More than 20,000 RxAlly member pharmacies — including independent pharmacies, regional chains and Walgreens — will begin accepting a new federally qualified Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, SmartD Rx, beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

October 1, 2012

SunTech Medical on Monday announced the launch of a new line of reusable cuffs for blood-pressure monitoring in a clinical setting.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

September 28, 2012

Supermarket chain Bi-Lo is adding the generic form of a blood-thinning drug to its generic-discount program.

September 28, 2012

Contigo has introduced a new spill-proof water bottle for kids.

September 28, 2012

Dollar General is promising big savings on toys -- right up until Christmas Eve.

September 28, 2012

Energizer Household Lighting has introduced an innovative option for those wanting the ambiance of candles without the worry of open flames: Energizer Flameless Wax Candles.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Abbott for treating ulcerative colitis.

September 28, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan has received regulatory approval for a drug used to treat high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, the company said Friday.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a campaign designed to educate consumers about online rogue pharmacies, the agency said Friday.

September 28, 2012

Keynote speeches by pharmaceutical industry and regulatory leaders got top billing as more than 140 government, healthcare industry, law enforcement and patient advocacy officials gathered to find ways to combat the spread of counterfeit medicines.

September 28, 2012

For the first time in a decade, sales of vaccines declined, Kalorama Information noted in a report released Thursday.