January 8, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca for treating Type 2 diabetes, the agency said.

January 8, 2014

InMarket is piloting its iBeacons offering in select Safeway and Giant Eagle stores beginning Tuesday, according to published reports.

January 8, 2014

The semi-retired CEO of Costco Wholesale has been named as the recipient of the top award from the National Retail Federation at the trade group's upcoming trade show this month, the NRF said.

January 8, 2014

Older patients at high risk for heart disease who follow a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil do not need to restrict calories, increase exercise or lose weight to prevent diabetes, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine that was released Monday.

January 8, 2014

Generic drug maker Mylan has hired a former Pfizer executive to its executive leadership team.

January 8, 2014

Coming on the heels of Revlon’s decision to pull out of China, beauty giant L’Oréal appears to be following suit and, according to reports, will stop selling its Garnier brand in China.

January 8, 2014

McKesson is preparing to offer concessions to hedge fund Elliott to save its planned acquisition of Celesio, Reuters reported Wednesday morning, citing people familiar with the deal.

January 8, 2014

Sears Holdings is encouraging members of its loyalty card program to incorporate movement into their daily lives and stay fit with a new program, the retailer said.

January 8, 2014

Takeda Pharmaceutical has started a late-stage clinical trial program of its experimental drug for inflammatory bowel disease in Japan, the company said Wednesday.

January 8, 2014

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service announced its continued support the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Healthy Base Initiative through the Exchange’s Operation Be Fit effort.

January 8, 2014

Virgin Pulse introduced Virgin Pulse Max, an engagement and activity tracking device, as well as a new mobile app, Virgin Pulse Mobile.

January 8, 2014

It is no secret that the healthcare industry is undergoing great change, fueled by the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the advent of the empowered online healthcare consumer.

January 8, 2014

Walgreens is not only completely transforming its drug store business from a prescription medicine dispensary to healthcare provider, they're continuing to deliver shareholder value.

January 7, 2014

Ani Pharmaceuticals has bought 31 generic drugs from Teva Pharmaceuticals for $12.5 million, the company said.

January 7, 2014

Big Y pharmacies and En-Vision America have recently partnered on a pair of novel programs designed to improve compliance among seniors with impaired vision.

January 7, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association reported the makers of over-the-counter pediatric liquid medications have made significant progress in carrying out voluntary efforts to promote safe use through standardized dosing directions and dosing devices, as underscored by the results of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study released Monday in Pediatrics.

January 7, 2014

Growth in health spending has slowed in recent years, including spending by private and public payers, according to data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that also found a small contribution to the lower growth from the healthcare reform law.

January 7, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition named seven newly seated directors to its governing board, and three newly appointed committee chairs.

January 7, 2014

During the holiday season, 81 area nonprofit organizations received funds from the CVS Caremark Charity Classic at a recently held presentation at CVS Caremark’s headquarters.

January 7, 2014

Food Lion is enabling shoppers to earn up to $10 in free groceries each time they buy store brand products via a promotion that runs through Jan. 14.

January 7, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission announced a law enforcement initiative stopping national marketers that used deceptive advertising claims to peddle fad weight-loss products, from food additives and skin cream to dietary supplements.

January 7, 2014

Japan’s Gatsby Moving Rubber, a men’s grooming brand in Asia, is now available at five Ricky’s NYC locations in New York City.

January 7, 2014

ModiFace, a facial visualization and imaging technology company, has unveiled its new 3D Augmented Reality Makeup and Anti-Aging Mirror for beauty brands and retailers.

January 7, 2014

Mylan has launched a generic version of a drug made by Pfizer for treating bladder problems, the company said Tuesday.