July 31, 2012

The 2012 Jersey Shore Undy 5000 raised more than $80,000 for local and national colon cancer screening, awareness and support programs, Boehringer-Ingelheim — which sponsored the event under its Dulcolax brand — announced Saturday.

July 31, 2012

Abon Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on an injected drug used to treat leukemia in children and adolescents, the company said Tuesday.

July 31, 2012

A drug made by Bristol-Myers Squibb and AstraZeneca improved several measures of blood-sugar control in Type 2 diabetes patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial announced Monday.

July 30, 2012

Oral care brand Rembrandt is turning heads with its new Intense Stain stain dissolving strips. Yep, dissolving!

July 30, 2012

The Kessler Foundation and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development last week released a research brief on disability employment titled “Strategies to Support Employer-Driven Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Employees with Disabilities” that explores the growing trend among employers in accommodating workers with disabilities.

July 30, 2012

Sales of over-the-counter medicines through alternate retail channels have grown by a compound annual growth rate of 9.4% from 2006 through 2011, far exceeding the 2.4% overall growth rate through all retail outlets, noted Kline in a report released Monday.

July 30, 2012

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent protection on a drug for acne and a drug for bronchospasm, the company said Monday.

July 27, 2012

MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores in 25 states and the District of Columbia, is gearing up for the back-to-school season by reminding parents that it is a one-stop location where students can get their required vaccinations and sports and college physicals as four states issue new immunization mandates.

July 25, 2012

A division of Becton, Dickinson and Co. has introduced a thin-walled needle for injecting highly viscous drug formulations.

July 25, 2012

Campbell Soup outlined a three-prong growth strategy, which includes new product introductions, in a meeting with investors held on Tuesday.

July 24, 2012

The professional skin care products market realized a 5.3% gain in 2011, according to a new report from Kline.

July 24, 2012

Significant product recalls and the ongoing recession have driven consumer behavior change in the OTC aisle, according to a new report published Tuesday by Kline.

July 23, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a Novartis cancer drug.

July 20, 2012

A&P is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its Live Better Baby Club, which offers members discounts on baby products and other resources for parents.

July 20, 2012

AllerMates on Thursday announced the launch of its character-driven wristbands designed for children with allergies beginning this September.

July 17, 2012

A company that develops software for the specialty pharmacy and similar industries has integrated Armada Health Care's prior authorization system into its product.

July 16, 2012

CareOne, a senior care company, last week announced that it has teamed with Walgreens to introduce a program that will provide day-of-discharge medications to patients before they leave CareOne centers.

July 16, 2012

A subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Cos. acquired earlier this year has received its first Food and Drug Administration approval.

July 16, 2012

An affiliate of private investment firm TPG will acquire Par Pharmaceutical Cos., the drug maker said Monday.

July 13, 2012

Grocer A&P is now offering Skinny Water, a player in the zero-calorie enhanced water category, in 275 stores throughout the mid-Atlantic under the A&P retail banner of stores.

July 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic contraceptive made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said Friday.

July 12, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for arthritis made by Watson Pharmaceuticals, the company said.

July 9, 2012

Campbell's is expanding its business in the healthy beverage and packaged fresh foods businesses with the acquisition of Bolthouse Farms.

July 9, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has given priority review to a drug as a treatment for blood-clot disorders, the manufacturer said Monday.