October 19, 2011

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California announced on Wednesday that it will double its presence in clinics and medical homes that deliver healthcare services to the uninsured, the poor and the homeless.

October 18, 2011

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing its film on the epic battle between man and ape home this December.

October 18, 2011

Generic drug maker Actavis is donating 2 million euros worth of medicines to Libya, the company said.

October 18, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation announced Tuesday the launch of a cardiovascular health initiative.

October 18, 2011

A drink made popular by a famous golfer now is available as a malt beverage.

October 18, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday appointed Carl Hyland as director of membership development.

October 18, 2011

Consumers may be concerned about picking up germs, but flu shot misconceptions are standing in the way of many consumers doing all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones, according to a recent CVS/pharmacy survey.

October 18, 2011

Unilever’s Dove brand is launching a nationwide effort to help girls build self-esteem by holding its second annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend on Oct. 21 to 23, which brings together Girl Scouts of the USA, Girls Inc. and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and encourages women to spend an hour on a self-esteem building activity.

October 18, 2011

The Healthcare Distribution Management Association on Tuesday named six new members to its board of directors.

October 18, 2011

Johnson & Johnson Tuesday morning pledged significant support behind the relaunch of several McNeil Consumer products into the marketplace in 2012, and feels confident impacted brands — Tylenol and Motrin, among others — will be able to recapture market share, despite significant private-label erosion.

October 18, 2011

Minute Maid is shaking up the juice aisle with a new line of products that includes 100% orange juices and a light orange juice beverage.

October 18, 2011

In a letter to the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the super committee, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores provided recommendations related to diabetes testing supplies for Medicare patients.

October 18, 2011

Par Pharmaceutical Cos. has acquired the rights to three generic drugs from another company.

October 18, 2011

Prasco Labs announced it will serve as the exclusive U.S. distributor and pharmaceutical services provider for a line of branded prescription drugs.

October 18, 2011

Another round of restructuring has occurred within Walgreens’ merchandising division, Drug Store News has learned.

October 18, 2011

Shoplifting, employee or supplier fraud, organized retail crime and administrative errors cost the retail industry $41.7 billion in the United States in 2011, representing 1.6% in sales, according to the Global Retail Theft Barometer released Tuesday by Checkpoint Systems.

October 18, 2011

A location-based mobile shopping application has teamed up with a supermarket chain to reward users for buying specific products or brands.

October 18, 2011

In a four- to 12-week period, power brushes with oscillating-rotating technology, pioneered by Oral-B, reduce plaque and gingivitis more than power brushes that move laterally from side-to-side, known as sonic, according to the Cochrane Collaboration, an independent healthcare research group.

October 18, 2011

Swanson has rolled out Flavor Boost concentrated broths and unsalted cooking stocks.

October 18, 2011

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has completed its acquisition of another drug maker, following clearance from the Federal Trade Commission.

October 18, 2011

To date, Walgreens and Express Scripts in the past month have navigated three one-off deals that will keep Walgreens' more than 7,800 pharmacies in the ESI pharmacy network, but the U.S. Department of Defense's Tricare does not look likely to become one-off deal No. 4, according to published reports.

October 18, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is looking to market a generic version of a postmenopausal osteoporosis treatment.

October 17, 2011

ConAgra Foods announced that "Top Chef" contestant Ryan Scott has earned a title whereby he will promote an exclusive line of Healthy Choice items.

October 17, 2011

Children can be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as soon as 4 years old, according to new guidelines released Sunday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.