July 12, 2013

Care Pharmacies Cooperative recently named Karen Kuczynski the company’s director of marketing and business development.

July 12, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new lung cancer drug made by Boehringer Ingelheim, the agency said.

July 12, 2013

Giant Food is revamping a program designed to promote health and wellness among children, the supermarket chain said.

July 12, 2013

Supervalu on Friday announced a leadership change at the company’s Shoppers division, based in Bowie, Md., as current president Bob Bly has decided to leave the company to pursue new career opportunities.

July 10, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s CoverGirl has tapped singer, songwriter and rapper Becky G to be the newest face of the beauty brand, appearing in national TV and print advertising for CoverGirl this summer.

July 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for treating Alzheimer's disease, FDA records showed.

July 9, 2013

Mylan has received tentative approval for a generic version of a cholesterol drug made by AstraZeneca, according to Food and Drug Administration records.

July 9, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has made a significant dent in its large backlog of generic drug applications thanks to amendments to last year's reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, the agency said.

July 8, 2013

Amid mounting evidence of the negative clinical and economic consequences of medication nonadherence, research featured on the cover of this month’s Health Affairs breaks new ground by urging innovative approaches to improve medication adherence and to “achieve a higher-performing health system.”

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what's being called the first therapy of its kind to prevent bleeding episodes.

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is working with international regulators in the latest crackdown on rogue Internet pharmacies, the agency said Thursday.

June 27, 2013

Walgreens is building a new store on the Johns Hopkins University East Baltimore medical campus, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

June 25, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is allowing the marketing of two new tobacco products under regulations that allow tobacco companies to market products if they can prove they are similar enough to ones already on the market.

June 21, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a contraceptive pill for all women of childbearing potential without a prescription, the agency said.

June 14, 2013

Ahold USA's supermarket banners have donated more than $4 million to charitable causes over the past week.

June 13, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Amgen for treating a rare and usually noncancerous bone tumor, the agency said Thursday.

June 13, 2013

Voices of Meningitis, a public health initiative of the National Association of School Nurses, in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, has announced the launch of Get in the Game: Keeping Teens Healthy, a new program to help educate parents on the danger and prevention of meningococcal disease.

June 11, 2013

Giant Food Stores' private-label milk brand has received recognition for being produced entirely in Pennsylvania, the Ahold USA-owned supermarket banner said.

June 10, 2013

Free health screenings, a weight-bearing exercise and other activities will be featured at an upcoming diabetes fair sponsored by Giant Food Stores, the supermarket chain said.

June 7, 2013

In July 2008, the Minnesota Department of Health began a two-year project aimed at addressing the rising oral healthcare crisis among at-risk children in the state. Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, or HRSA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Oral Health Zone, or OHZ, project is a subproject of the state’s overall commitment to HRSA and CDC to develop for Minnesota a public oral health infrastructure.

June 6, 2013

Supermarket operator Ahold USA has completed rolling out prescription-savings cards at the chains it operates with the introduction of the cards in Giant Food Stores.

May 30, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration last month announced that it has approved an amended application submitted by Teva Women's Health to market Plan B One-Step (levonorgestrel) for use without a prescription by women 15 years of age and older. That approval moved Plan B One-Step from behind the pharmacy counter into the family planning section of the pharmacy.

May 30, 2013

Stop & Shop has launched a card to help customers save money on prescription drugs, days after sister-chain Giant Food of Landover, Md., did the same.

May 30, 2013

Researchers have found that both kids and adults are drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.