November 17, 2010

A Type 2 diabetes drug marketed by Eli Lilly and Amylin Pharmaceuticals may lower the...

November 17, 2010

Cardinal Health is looking to expand the pharmaceutical segment of its business by acquiring a...

November 17, 2010

A coalition of six associations, including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the National Association...

November 17, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts has created what it calls the industry’s most comprehensive specialty...

November 17, 2010

MinuteClinic, CVS Caremark's network of walk-in medical clinics, was highlighted as a breakthrough innovator in...

November 17, 2010

Swiss drug maker Novartis will focus on innovation as part of a program for long-term...

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 16, 2010

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee has recommended expanded approval of a vaccine for...

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 16, 2010

In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in...

November 16, 2010

Patients taking an investigational treatment for cardiovascular disease showed big improvements in cholesterol levels, according...

November 16, 2010

Playtex Products on Tuesday launched the Wet Ones Healthy Hands Zone website, an educational resource...

November 15, 2010

Today, American consumers are more focused on the foods they eat. They read labels. They understand the importance of fiber and whole grains. They know the difference between good and bad fats.

November 15, 2010

You’ve heard it before, and it’s true: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday formally established the new Center for...

November 15, 2010

There is a direct correlation between the amount of a patient's out-of-pocket co-pay and prescription...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 15, 2010

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare on Tuesday announced it will be supporting its Advil Congestion Relief launch...

November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to a drug for treating...

November 15, 2010

Families count on cereal for convenient, affordable nutrition. Quickly prepared or eaten on the go, cereal is a convenient breakfast option for today’s busy families that also provides important nutrients. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

A social media go-to-market strategy is fast becoming a must-have for companies these days, especially...

November 15, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Tuesday announced the appointment of Susan Borra as SVP communications...