May 16, 2016

Skin care brand H2O+ Beauty has launched a reimagining of the brand that focuses on social media, a more user-friendly website and new products and packaging.

May 16, 2016

The collaboration is aimed at helping payers automate payment and medical policy while simplifying management of complex clinical and reimbursement rules

May 16, 2016

In a move aimed at improving value and scale for both parties, the agreement will see Walmart and McKesson jointly sourcing generics for their U.S. operations.

May 16, 2016

The new clinic is the first to open of the several planned retail clinics Meijer announced in April. 

May 16, 2016

Companies are rushing to devise strategies to attract millennial shoppers, but what, the New York Times asks, do millennials really want? It turns out that their tastes vary wildly, although there is one uniting factor among this age group. (The New York Times)

May 16, 2016

As patients look for ways to obtain healthcare in more convenient and lower-cost settings, new opportunities are emerging for retail pharmacies to help meet patient needs. Many pharmacies already are recognized as cost-efficient channels for expanding public access to vaccinations, disease management, medication management, and other clinical services. 

May 16, 2016

Last month, President Barack Obama signed into law the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 that was advocated by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores and other industry groups. 

May 16, 2016
Australian pharmaceutical company Starpharma Holdings is teaming up with Ansell, makers of LifeStyle condoms, to supply Zika virus-proof condoms to the Australian Olympic team ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games, Reuters reported Monday. Starpharma said it is giving the Australian athletes Ansell "Dual Protect" condoms lubricated with Starpharma's VivaGel product. "Given sexual transmission of Zika virus is of increasing importance, the potent activity of Starpharma's VivaGel against Zika could prove very significant," stated Starpharma CEO Jackie Fairley. (Reuters)
 
May 16, 2016

Pharmacy industry consultant Bruce Kneeland and his wife are embarking on a 5,000-mile road trip to visit 12 pharmacies in middle America, taking a look at how they’re thriving despite challenges facing independent pharmacy owners. 

May 16, 2016

The agreement will allow pharmacies to provide full-service specialty offerings for patients with complex chronic conditions and it will see Diplomat providing 24/7 access to specialty pharmacists and technicians.

May 16, 2016

Leading sour gummi brand Trolli is expanding its Weirdly Awesome campaign in new ways with brand ambassador and star hoops player James Harden. 

May 13, 2016

According to the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines, the letter was spurred by the agency choosing a random suffix when it approved the second biosimilar earlier this year.

May 13, 2016

Old Spice has launched a new digital campaign aimed at consumers who use fitness apps. According to Adweek, the brand has created a video and launched a mobile fitness website to promote Old Spice's Hardest Working Collection of men's bodywash and deodorants. (Adweek)

May 13, 2016

The John Frieda hair care team is aligning with bestselling surf brand Billabong for a partnership that's made for beach devotees. 

May 13, 2016

PepsiCo recently completed a test of warmed soft drinks and teas at approximately a dozen CVS locations in the Boston area. According to BevNET, the 7.5 ounce cans were displayed in a countertop warming cabinet heated to 122°F and PepsiCo is currently reviewing sales data. (BevNET)

 
May 13, 2016

Coppertone has enlisted the help of an actress from the popular film "Pitch Perfect" to promote the sun care brand's newest product.

May 13, 2016

While you wouldn’t know it from first-quarter slump among department stores, total retail sales posted their biggest increase in April in a year, allaying fears of a consumer falloff.

May 13, 2016

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo has announced participants of its Vision 2027 attraction at the 2016 TSE, which will be held Aug. 6-9 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.

May 13, 2016

In the 2015 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative — a bold new research effort that can be actuated by MD Labs' Rxight, a pharmacogenetic program. 

May 13, 2016
The acquisition will bring Mylan some 25 branded and generic topical products alongside a pipeline of another 25 potential products.
May 13, 2016

The donation was announced at Island Harvest Food Bank's recent kickoff to the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, the nation's largest single-day food drive held on May 14.

May 13, 2016

PhRMA said that the money poured into research has led to more medicines in clinical development than ever before and that the Food and Drug Administration has approved 550 medicines between 2000 and 2015. 

May 13, 2016
CHPA's RSQ conference this year will focus on "Collaborating for Consumer Healthcare Solutions," showing how collaboration between industry and regulators can drive better consumer health outcomes.
 
May 13, 2016

As consumer palates grow ever more sophisticated and demand soars for healthier, more innovative snack foods, a leading Asian brand is launching a unique new snack.