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

Biotech company Genzyme Corp. is selling its diagnostics business to Sekisui Chemical Co. for $265...

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 17, 2010

The head of an organization that accredits pharmacy technicians will serve as president of an...

November 16, 2010

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

November 16, 2010

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

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

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

November 14, 2010

Clothing manufacturer American Apparel has announced the addition of 12 new colors to its line...

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

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

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...