August 1, 2013

Sanofi Wednesday evening announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-6 in favor of its switch application of the nasal corticosteroid Nasacort AQ. Two committee members abstained.

July 30, 2013

A newly remodeled Giant Food Stores location includes an expanded selection of gluten-free items and digital kiosks for finding savings and placing orders.

July 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday took action to remove from the market illegal products, including some labeled as dietary supplements, that claim to mitigate, treat, cure or prevent diabetes and related complications.

July 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is inviting comments from the public as it looks into restricting or even banning menthol in cigarettes, the agency said Tuesday.

July 22, 2013

Vitamin D-deficient older individuals are more likely to struggle with everyday tasks such as dressing or climbing stairs, according to a recent study accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

July 18, 2013

A Maryland Martin's Food Markets store has hired a professional nutritionist to assist customers with questions on healthy eating, provide consultations and teach classes.

July 16, 2013

The sports nutritional products market in the United States is returning to form, according to "The Sports Nutritionals Market in the U.S.: Sports Drinks and Nutrition Bars," a report published Monday by market research firm Packaged Facts.

July 15, 2013

Supermarket chain Wegmans took the time last week to issue a clarification following local news reports: It would not be ending healthcare benefits for its part-time employees. A story in the Buffalo News had a headline, "Wegmans cuts health benefits for part-time workers," that had been misconstrued.

It's no secret why Wegmans — which operates 81 stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and Massachusetts — is included in Fortune magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For."

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.