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.

September 28, 2012

Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 31 stores, was the title sponsor of the American Diabetes Association annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes held this month.

September 28, 2012

The new data by Marketdata Enterprises is significant as it puts a number against a very valuable and fast-growing segment of health care that will continue to grow regardless of who is elected president and what happens to healthcare reform.

September 28, 2012

Drug maker OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals has started its third late-stage clinical trial of a drug for treating a type of lung cancer.

September 28, 2012

Sticker shock is often a major factor in any person's purchasing decisions, but while deciding to put off buying a new car might not have catastrophic consequences, not filling a prescription because it costs too much can.

September 28, 2012

In support of Shoppers Drug Mart’s ongoing commitment to women’s health, the company and its associate-owners have announced that the 11th annual Tree of Life campaign will run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 26.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for psoriasis of the scalp made by a subsidiary of British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline.

September 28, 2012

Fiscal 2012 is now in Walgreens' rearview mirror as the company looks ahead toward 2013 with its foot on the accelerator

September 28, 2012

2012 was a tough year for Walgreens. The Chicagoland retailer took a stand against a major PBM and took it on the chin. But that entire time, while the company did what it thought was right to protect the value of the services it provides today, Walgreens continued to focus on developing a better retail pharmacy experience with many new product offerings and services that is setting the stage for tomorrow.

September 27, 2012

More than one-fifth of prescriptions given to children at clinics in Illinois were never filled, according to a new study.

September 27, 2012

Celestial Seasonings has launched a line of single-serve and shelf-stable energy shots.

September 27, 2012

Coca-Cola has inked a partnership with JBF Industries to further expand production of the plant-based material used in Coca-Cola's PlantBottle packaging.

September 27, 2012

In recognition of American Pharmacists Month in October, CVS Caremark released results from a new survey of CVS retail pharmacists, which underscored that cost remains a key barrier to medication adherence and reinforced the important role of the pharmacist in helping people take their chronic medications as directed.

September 27, 2012

In an effort to maximize shareholder value, Dean Foods announced its decision to explore a transaction that may result in the sale of the company's Morningstar business.

September 27, 2012

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a generic drug for treating asthma and allergies, and preventing bronchospasm during exercise, the company said.

September 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for colorectal cancer developed by Bayer HealthCare.