October 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first drug to treat an eye condition that can interfere with the part of the retina responsible for reading vision.

October 16, 2012

Walgreens pharmacists are on the frontlines of a new transition of care program, WellTransitions, which brings hospitals and health systems together with Walgreens in a coordinated care model designed to reduce readmission rates and overall healthcare costs while improving patient health outcomes and medication adherence, Walgreens announced.

October 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration took the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 one step closer to being considered by the Supreme Court earlier this week.

October 11, 2012

A company that manufactures simplified packaging designed to increase medication adherence has launched a new website to promote the product.

October 8, 2012

The U.S. frozen foods market has hit a rough patch, according to a new study from Packaged Facts.

October 5, 2012

In partnership with international regulatory and law enforcement agencies, the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced it had taken action against more than 4,100 Internet pharmacies that illegally sell unapproved drugs to consumers.

September 28, 2012

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

September 28, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a campaign designed to educate consumers about online rogue pharmacies, the agency said Friday.

September 27, 2012

Natural Products Solutions recently announced the launch of VirMax T testosterone booster as the newest addition to the VirMax line of supplements.

September 24, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is creating a new task force to support the development of new drugs for bacterial infections, the agency said Monday.

September 24, 2012

Dollar sales of nail care products in the mass market will reach $2 billion in 2016, according to "The Nail Care Market in the U.S.," a recent report from market research firm Packaged Facts.

September 21, 2012

Giant Food is bringing back its A+ School Rewards program.

September 21, 2012

According to "Nutritional Supplements in the U.S.," a report released earlier this week from Packaged Facts, supplement sales rose 7% to $11.5 billion in 2012, and are forecasted to reach $15.5 billion by 2017.

September 19, 2012

Giant Food announced that customers who utilize Coinstar kiosks at its stores now have the option of placing the full value of their coins on to a no-fee Giant Food gift card.

September 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday alerted the public that certain external analgesics have been associated with burns.

September 11, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued warning letters to PruTect Rx, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., and Trinity Sports Group, of Plano, Texas, for promoting products labeled as dietary supplements with claims to treat concussions and prevent or treat post-concussion syndrome and other neurological disorders.

September 5, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating a rare blood and marrow cancer that affects older adults, the agency said Tuesday.

September 5, 2012

Revlon announced on Wednesday that to further improve operating efficiency, it is taking steps that will result in the elimination of 250 jobs.

September 4, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug made by Astellas Pharma U.S. and Medivation for treating prostate cancer, the agency said Friday.

September 4, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new formulation of a cancer drug made by Novartis for a type of brain cancer in children, the agency said.

September 4, 2012

According to a Food and Drug Administration post Friday, the FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee will be meeting Nov. 9 regarding the partial switch application from prescription to over the counter of Oxytrol (oxybutynin transdermal system), as submitted by MSD Consumer.

September 4, 2012

Giant-Landover has appointed Gayle Shields as its director of pharmacy operations, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket chain said Friday.

August 30, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug for treating bowel diseases made by Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, the agency said Thursday.

August 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic version of a diabetes drug made by Takeda, the agency said Friday.