September 28, 2011

Supermarket pharmacies could see a slight rise in gross profits next year as branded drugs lose patent protection and go generic, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service.

September 27, 2011

Longtime CVS/pharmacy executive Mike Bloom has resigned from the company and will serve as president and COO of Family Dollar Stores.

September 27, 2011

A growing number of Americans are putting their health at risk in order to save money, according to a new study.

September 27, 2011

There seems to be a significant presence of asthma among children with diabetes, and those with both chronic illnesses have a difficult time controlling their blood-sugar levels, according to new research.

September 26, 2011

Retailers should expect small gains in 2011 holiday sales, according to a Deloitte forecast issued Monday.

September 23, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s is evolving beyond hair repair positioning and driving the brand forward with a relaunch comprised of multitiered innovation initiatives and updates to formulas, packaging and advertising.

September 22, 2011

Dr. Reddy's Labs has launched a drug for treating Alzheimer's disease, the company said.

September 22, 2011

It seems that Tylenol Cold & Flu Severe caplets are making their way back to store shelves, according to published reports.

September 21, 2011

Allure magazine hosted on Sept. 14 this year's Best of Beauty event in New York at Jazz at Lincoln Center, where more than 400 guests celebrated the 15th unveiling of the magazine's coveted beauty awards.

September 21, 2011

A study published in the Sept. 20 issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, found a link between diabetes and the development of dementia.

September 21, 2011

The offering period for Pfizer's acquisition of Icagen has expired, allowing the former to purchase more than 5 million shares in the company, Pfizer said.

September 21, 2011

Coty’s Rimmel London brand is gearing up for spring with an array of new makeup for eyes and face, including its new ScandalEyes mascara for fuller, outrageously exaggerated lashes.

September 21, 2011

Sephora celebrated on Sept. 16 the opening of its newest store in New York City’s Meatpacking District, marking the beauty retailer’s 16th Manhattan location. The new location incorporates innovative design, state-of-the-art services and exclusive brands.

September 20, 2011

PharmaSmart unveiled its new medication therapy management software at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Pharmacy and Technology Conference in Boston, the blood-pressure monitor manufacturer said.

September 20, 2011

Health experts have expressed fear that Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's comments about the human papillomavirus vaccine could set back progress in vaccinations, according to published reports.

September 19, 2011

Duane Reade has added Smith Electric Vehicles' Newton zero-emission, all-electric commercial trucks to its delivery fleet.

September 16, 2011

Fera Pharmaceuticals has appointed a new director of national accounts.

September 15, 2011

Seattle-based regional retail pharmacy Bartell Drugs has replaced its in-store photo processing lab systems with Kodak Adaptive Picture Exchange, Kodak said.

September 15, 2011

It seems that Hain Celestial is stepping up its product development by adding an almond milk-based yogurt to its portfolio.

September 14, 2011

Estée Lauder announced that its Aramis and designer fragrances division will assume the exclusive worldwide license for the fragrance business of Marni, a Milan-based luxury fashion company founded by Consuelo and Gianni Castiglioni in 1994.

September 14, 2011

i-Star Entertainment has introduced FyrFlyz, a new bow-tie-shaped spinning toy on a string.

September 14, 2011

ConAgra Foods brand Healthy Choice has enlisted Bravo's competitive cooking reality show "Top Chef" to launch its latest line of frozen entrées.

September 14, 2011

The diabetes epidemic continues to grow at a rapid pace, according to Diabetes Atlas figures released by the International Diabetes Federation.

September 14, 2011

Maybelline New York has stepped into the lip treatment category with the creation of its new Baby Lips Repairing Lip Balm with SPF 20.