March 21, 2014

Rx Response earlier this week established a new membership structure that will enable individual companies in the bio-pharmaceutical supply chain to become direct members.

October 30, 2013

A trade group for supplement makers is suggesting that people with diabetes talk to their physicians about chromium picolinate supplementation, based on a recent study.

August 22, 2013

Employee wellness programs have become a popular strategy for employers trying to control costs, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research and Educational Trust 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey.

May 2, 2013

A recently released reported that analyzed and measured the level of metals in 32 lip products does not provide any “new meaningful information” and the traces of metals found were not “unexpected given their natural presence in air, soil and water,” according to a statement issued Thursday by the Personal Care Products Council.

April 29, 2013

The National Advertising Division last week recommended that Interhealth Nutraceuticals discontinue certain claims for the company’s Zychrome dietary supplements, products that are promoted for the management of insulin levels.

April 2, 2013

A coalition of drug and pharmacy organizations formed to address patients' medication needs during disasters is changing the name and Web address of its reporting system to make it easier to remember, the organization said Tuesday.

November 5, 2012

As part of McKesson’s 14th annual Community Days, the company’s all-employee volunteer week, an estimated 16,000 McKesson employees from more than 150 sites across the country will come together to create 25,000 Comfort Kits for the McKesson Foundation’s new charity initiative, Giving Comfort, the wholesaler announced Monday.

April 4, 2012

More employers continue to start wellness programs, and the majority of organizations with programs currently in place are looking to invest and expand, according to the "2011 Willis Health and Productivity Survey" by Willis North America's Human Capital Practice released Tuesday.

March 29, 2012

Take Care Health Systems, which is owned by Walgreens, and Tufts Health Plan have announced the opening of a workplace health center called the BeWell Center, which offers wellness and preventive care, symptom care and laboratory services to Tufts Health Plan employees and contractors.

November 14, 2011

Colonial Life and Accident Insurance last week released its top five trends and predictions for health care in 2012 — three of which may have some direct impact on retail pharmacy.

November 10, 2011

With the cost of employee healthcare benefits on the rise, public employers are under increased pressure to contain costs while also providing benefits that help them maintain a healthy work force and attract the best employees. One solution to consider: on-site health clinics, according to a recently released study.

November 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday launched a website for patients and caregivers on the safe disposal of needles and other “sharps” that are used at home, at work and while traveling.

August 22, 2011

Sharps Compliance on Monday announced that Walgreens will be the exclusive retailer for the company's Complete Needle Collection & Disposal System.

May 20, 2011

Swimmer’s ear accounts for as many as 2.4 million doctor visits and nearly $500 million in healthcare costs annually, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report published Thursday in its "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" found.

December 21, 2010

Abbott has made a pact with a biopharmaceutical company to develop new cancer treatments by making small-molecule inhibitors.

December 14, 2010

Eli Lilly is suspending a late-stage clinical trial of a cancer drug amid safety concerns, the drug maker said Monday.

April 18, 2010

Vitamins and calcium supplements appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to findings...

March 14, 2010

Kinney Drugs has put together an educational program to teach uninsured patients how to get...

February 9, 2010

Cigna is expanding its onsite health capabilities by acquiring Kronos Optimal Health Co., a Phoenix-based...

December 18, 2007

Minnesota is banning mercury in cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances under a state law that goes...