October 1, 2012

SilverScript Insurance, a CVS Caremark company, announced on Monday that a variety of new Medicare prescription drug plan options are available for 2013.

October 1, 2012

The American Diabetes Association announced on Monday that this November's American Diabetes Month is sponsored by the CVS/pharmacy ExtraCare Advantage for Diabetes savings program, a free offering that provides exclusive savings, prescription management services, recipes and pharmacist tips developed exclusively for those living with the disease, as well as their caregivers.

October 1, 2012

Former Johnson & Johnson chairman and CEO James Burke passed away Sept. 28. He was 87 years old.

October 1, 2012

Chief surgeon and founder of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates Dr. Robert Leonard, who is also a national spokesman for Rogaine and the hair loss expert for Johnson & Johnson, has announced the launch of Copper Chemist, a hair care product line formulated to harness the regenerative properties of copper peptides, the naturally occurring small protein fragments known to increase hair growth.

October 1, 2012

A Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain is taking part in an event that's part of a program whose stated goal is to make Iowa the healthiest state in the country.

October 1, 2012

Ingles Markets announced that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of 16.5 cents per share on all its class A common stock and 15 cents per share on all its class B common stock.

October 1, 2012

Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., of the Silicon Valley is preparing to introduce legislation that will create a new division within the Food and Drug Administration to govern fast-developing healthcare applications, according to a report published by Kaiser Health News last week.

October 1, 2012

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has set the world record for the most flu shots given in a single day, the organization said Monday.

October 1, 2012

Kodak is hoping to extend its exclusive right to file a plan of reorganization.

October 1, 2012

Mark Feldstein and Associates has introduced unique housewares and gifts in time for the holiday season.

October 1, 2012

Nature’s Gate, a maker of natural skin care products, has developed the new Nature’s Gate Baby Soothing Shampoo & Wash.

October 1, 2012

Nuk USA announced that it will donate a portion of sales from its entire breast-feeding product line to the National Breast Cancer Foundation now through December 2013.

October 1, 2012

An online grocery delivery service is launching "virtual grocery stores" at commuter rail stations across the country.

October 1, 2012

Publix on Monday announced its board of directors declared a semi-annual dividend on its common stock of 30 cents per share.

October 1, 2012

Reckitt Benckiser recently named Tiffany McLaud to the position of consumer healthcare marketing director.

October 1, 2012

Customers who nominate their favorite members of a pharmacy team at local Rite Aid stores will have a chance to win $2,500 in gift cards, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

October 1, 2012

More than 20,000 RxAlly member pharmacies — including independent pharmacies, regional chains and Walgreens — will begin accepting a new federally qualified Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, SmartD Rx, beginning Jan. 1, 2013.

October 1, 2012

SunTech Medical on Monday announced the launch of a new line of reusable cuffs for blood-pressure monitoring in a clinical setting.

September 28, 2012

Bayer HealthCare has signed a deal with a pet expert in a campaign focused on cat health, the company said Friday.

September 28, 2012

Supermarket chain Bi-Lo is adding the generic form of a blood-thinning drug to its generic-discount program.

September 28, 2012

Contigo has introduced a new spill-proof water bottle for kids.

September 28, 2012

Dollar General is promising big savings on toys -- right up until Christmas Eve.

September 28, 2012

Energizer Household Lighting has introduced an innovative option for those wanting the ambiance of candles without the worry of open flames: Energizer Flameless Wax Candles.

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Abbott for treating ulcerative colitis.