June 18, 2012

HealthNet on Monday released its PillManager mobile application across both Apple and Android platforms. The app allows consumers to track their own medication schedules and interact directly with their doctor or pharmacist for repeat prescriptions.

June 18, 2012

Huggies has tapped a U.S. Spanish-language television personality to provide Hispanic parents with tips, advice and a new webisode series on parenthood.

June 18, 2012

A healthcare company and a drug maker have entered a one-year research partnership to explore diabetes treatment and care.

June 18, 2012

One area in which independent pharmacies always had the chains beat was in service — that is, if you believe any of those pesky consumer surveys.

June 18, 2012

More people had gotten their influenza vaccine by November 2011 than they had by November 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and last year's triumvirate virus was a good match for the predominant flu strains in circulation.

June 18, 2012

Americans still are forgoing or delaying health care on account of the economy, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, which recently released its May Health Tracking Poll.

June 18, 2012

American women lead the way in anti-aging facial skin care usage when compared with their counterparts in Germany, France and the United Kingdom, according to new research from Mintel.

June 18, 2012

Minute Maid has launched two new juice drink flavors.

June 18, 2012

Nearly half of U.S. shoppers plan to spend more this back-to-school shopping season than in 2011, according to a recent PriceGrabber survey.

June 18, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association currently is accepting nominations for awards that will be presented at the group's annual convention and trade expo this fall.

June 18, 2012

The Natural Products Foundation on Monday named the three recipients of its 2012 NPF Scholarship.

June 18, 2012

Procter & Gamble on Monday officially announced the introduction of ZzzQuil, a sleep aid addition to its Vicks NyQuil and Vicks DayQuil brands.

June 18, 2012

For the eighth consecutive year, Publix has been named as one of IDG’s Computerworld top workplaces for information technology professionals, the grocer announced Monday.

June 18, 2012

Bartell Drugs has brought the chain's latest store concept to its Edmonds, Wash., location, according to local reports.

June 18, 2012

Products and services targeting the Hispanic market will realize much success in the coming years, noted a SymphonyIRI Group Point of View report, “Diverse and Distinct: The Hispanic Population Delivers Numerous Segments and Opportunities — and an Exceptionally Fast-Growing Market,” published Monday.

June 18, 2012

Target has released its 2011 corporate responsibility report, and while the company was happy to offer insight into its past performance, its focus is on the future.

June 18, 2012

If you're an independent pharmacist trying to make ends meet in the state of Texas, good luck.

June 18, 2012

Top-level executives from more than a dozen major U.S. companies on Monday joined with government officials to launch a nationwide public-private sector initiative to advance employment of people with disabilities.

June 18, 2012

Walgreens last week reaffirmed its support for National Guard and reserve members and their families with the signing of a statement of support by Walgreens chief human resources officer Kathleen Wilson-Thompson.

June 18, 2012

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS organizations to provide free HIV testing at 47 Walgreens stores in 20 cities across the nation in June in support of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, the companies announced last week.

June 15, 2012

Canned peaches, criminal records and political contributions were among the top shareholder concerns expressed at Target's annual meeting.

June 15, 2012

Costco Wholesale has agreed to buy out Controladora Comercial Mexicana's 50% share interest in Costco de Mexico, a joint venture, for about $760.4 million.

June 15, 2012

Costco will enter the state of Louisiana with a 148,000-sq.-ft. store at Carrollton Plaza Shopping Center in New Orleans.

June 15, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday issued a response to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.