January 27, 2012

Lady Speed Stick antiperspirant/deodorant is the title sponsor for the 2012 Women’s Half Marathon Series.

January 26, 2012

Historical Remedies, based in St. Paul, Minn., last week launched a line of six homeopathic "stress reduction" lozenges for introduction into the food, drug and mass channel at the ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS in Atlanta.

January 24, 2012

Drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs has launched a prenatal vitamin designed to help relieve morning sickness, the company said Monday.

January 3, 2012

The role of the pharmacist has evolved considerably over the past decade, and few things exemplify that evolution more than pharmacists taking an active role in patients’ medication therapies and consulting with them one-on-one.


December 23, 2011

According to research to be published in the journal Circulation released Friday, sildenafil, the active ingredient in Viagra, can help alleviate heart problems.

December 20, 2011

Upsher-Smith has launched an online portal for advanced-practice clinicians interested in women's health, the company said.

December 6, 2011

United Health Foundation’s "2011 America’s Heath Rankings," released Tuesday, found that increases in obesity, diabetes and children in poverty are offsetting improvements in smoking cessation, preventable hospitalizations and cardiovascular deaths.

December 5, 2011

Record-breaking attendance, a high-profile keynote speaker, four engaging panel discussions on some of the hottest issues facing the industry and exclusive consumer videos set the stage for the 13th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues conference held on Nov. 29 in New York City.


December 5, 2011

The concept of medication therapy management has become more developed, and certain aspects of it have become established within the organizations providing and paying for it, according to a white paper published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.

December 2, 2011

Zipnosis, which offers an online Web portal that allows patients to have virtual visits with a clinician for minor ailments, and Verizon Wireless have announced that Zipnosis will be a featured technology in the Verizon booth at the mHealth Summit Convention in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 5 to 7.

November 30, 2011

Record-breaking attendance, a high-profile keynote speaker, four engaging panel discussions on some of the hottest issues facing the industry and exclusive consumer videos set the stage for the 13th annual Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit held on Tuesday in New York.

November 22, 2011

A UnitedHealth Group company announced its plans to acquire a sponsor of Medicare Advantage health plans in an all-cash transaction.

November 11, 2011

The list of participating companies in the 13th Annual Drug Store News Group Industry Issues conference — which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the highly prestigious New York Athletic Club — reads like a “who’s who” of pharmacy retailing.

November 9, 2011

The UnitedHealth Group’s Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance is emphasizing its Not Me program — an employer- and community-based initiative aimed at combating the epidemic of Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes and obesity — in line with National Diabetes Month.

October 19, 2011

RedPrairie, a global supply chain and retail technology provider, on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty to RedPrairie's board of directors.

October 11, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition issued sharp criticism in response to the published study, "Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women," published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a publication of the American Medical Association.

September 14, 2011

Attacks on a human papillomavirus vaccine made amid an increasingly caustic Republican presidential primary battle have drawn a response from the manufacturer.

September 8, 2011

Supervalu has expanded its offering to accept e-prescriptions for controlled substances at its banner pharmacies after meeting stringent regulatory requirements set by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

September 7, 2011

Upsher-Smith Labs, maker of the AmLactin family of moisturizers, has announced the launch of the AmLactin Facebook page.

August 15, 2011

Supervalu on Monday announced that flu vaccination services now are available across all of its pharmacy locations.

August 12, 2011

Women who smoke are at a 25% higher risk of developing coronary heart disease than the men who share that smoke break with them, according to a meta-analysis published Wednesday on The Lancet website.

August 11, 2011

The American Pharmacists Association has elected Steven Simenson as its president for the 2012-2013 term, the group said.

July 26, 2011

Target opened on Monday three new retail-based health clinics in the Twin Cities as part of its expansion plan announced earlier this year.

July 25, 2011

Procter & Gamble's Head & Shoulders has tapped Alyson Hannigan, star of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother" and "American Pie," to be the brand's female ambassador. Hannigan will appear in a campaign targeting female consumers starting this month.