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...

November 14, 2010

William Gibson, the science-fiction author who helped create the cyberpunk genre in the 1980s and...

November 14, 2010

The world of generic drugs has a big year ahead of it. Actually, it has...

November 14, 2010

A backlog of more than 2,000 drug entities and devices is awaiting approval. That’s the...

November 14, 2010

Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain has unveiled a new format, called Rexall...

November 14, 2010

A ghost from 2008 soon could come back to haunt 2010....

November 14, 2010

Hugo Naturals, a maker of natural personal care products, has received the gluten-free seal from...

November 14, 2010

Humana and Wal-Mart Stores on Monday announced that Mary Lee Reinscheld became the first Medicare...

November 14, 2010

In a ruling hailed by retail pharmacy leaders, the Department of Defense now is insisting...

November 14, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

November 14, 2010

The natural affinity that has sprung up between independent pharmacy and the generic drug industry—both...

November 14, 2010

Poor medication adherence is one of the nation’s “most persistent” healthcare problems, costing the U.S....

November 14, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change going...