January 5, 2011

BALTIMORE — If the government paid for drug cost incentives for Medicare patients with congestive heart failure, the program could recoup those costs and more by spending less on expensive hospitalizations for patients. 


That finding was one of several to emerge from research conducted by pharmacy students at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. The four students presented their findings on elderly drug adherence at the annual meeting of the Gerontology Society of America in New Orleans.

January 4, 2011

It seems that Kroger is looking to upgrade some of its stores in the Houston area, according to published reports.

December 20, 2010

The healthcare industry could see an “extreme makeover” next year, according to a new report by PwC.

December 7, 2010

Razor bump eliminator Bump Patrol has announced the debut of its "Smooth Crew" as part of an education campaign to help wipe out razor bumps, a common shaving problem, particularly among men of color.

December 7, 2010

FORT WORTH, Texas — Blending the power of one of the most widely used pharmacy automation systems with a massive database of prescribing physicians, two major pharmacy technology providers have unveiled a new partnership designed to give dispensing pharmacists immediate access to real-time prescriber data.


Retail pharmacy technology provider PDX and Healthcare Data Solutions announced the alliance in November. The goal, according to both companies, is to link users of the PDX Pharmacy System with a real-time prescriber verification process.


December 7, 2010

Plackers, a maker of disposable dental flossers, has expanded its line of oral care products with Brush and Learn by Plackers Kids, a series of musical toothbrushes for children.

November 29, 2010

The Consumer Goods Forum on Monday announced two major initiatives on climate change — to work toward ending deforestation and to phase out the use of refrigerant gases with high global warming potential — on the opening day of the sixth United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris.

November 24, 2010

The Journal of the American Dietetic Association has published a list of nutritional practice guidelines for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in its December issue.

November 16, 2010

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

November 14, 2010

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

November 11, 2010

The Emerson Group recently announced that 37-year industry veteran Daryl Beck has joined the company...

November 8, 2010

Hygenic/Performance Health on Tuesday announced its Perform pain-reliever brand will be the official external analgesic...

November 4, 2010

A “natural shakedown,” a twist on sustainability and "old is new" are some consumer packaged...

October 31, 2010

The Ladies Professional Golf Association and Wegmans on Friday jointly announced that they will continue...

October 27, 2010

Risks of counterfeiting, contamination and intellectual property theft could increase with the globalization of the...

October 26, 2010

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday that first-quarter earnings per share from continuing operations exceeded...

October 24, 2010

A straw that prevents juice box spills soon may be found on retail shelves nationwide....

October 24, 2010

An industry titan soon will exit the stage. But those who have known Frank Maione...

October 20, 2010

­Freeman Beauty Labs, whose brands include Vita-K skin care, Psssst! instant dry shampoo and Freeman...

October 17, 2010

Mission Skincare on Monday announced a new licensing agreement with Major Leagure Baseball Properties around...

October 13, 2010

AstraZeneca is launching a new campaign focused on depression, the Anglo-Swedish drug maker said Thursday....

October 11, 2010

In an effort to reach North Carolina residents, Kerr Drug is providing all-in-one flu shots...

October 10, 2010

From images of moviegoers emerging from a cinema covered in bites and closures of luxury...

October 10, 2010

Frank Shanower was known as much for his outsized personality and offbeat sense of humor...