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June 10, 2013

Electronic cigarette brand Njoy has raised $75 million in funding, the company said Monday.

June 10, 2013

Free health screenings, a weight-bearing exercise and other activities will be featured at an upcoming diabetes fair sponsored by Giant Food Stores, the supermarket chain said.

June 10, 2013

Amazon is looking to expand its grocery-delivery and locker businesses, according to published reports.

June 10, 2013

The Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board has appointed three new members to its board of directors, the group said Monday.

June 10, 2013

Low-calorie sweeteners can be used to prevent and manage Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

June 7, 2013

Actavis is hoping to become the first to market generic versions of a contraceptive and a sedative, the drug maker said.

June 7, 2013

A joint Food and Drug Administration expert panel voted to recommend keeping a controversial GlaxoSmithKline diabetes drug available for certain patients, GSK said.

June 7, 2013

Giant-Carlisle is donating more than half a million dollars to support the USO and other programs to support members of the armed services.

June 7, 2013

Kerr Drug is launching a new marketing program aimed at diabetes patients.

June 7, 2013

Healthcare automation services company QS/1 has a deal with the maker of an iPad app for Medicare patients to help users search for and compare health plans.

June 7, 2013

Target is offering new natural and organic food products as part of its Simply Balanced private label, according to published reports.

June 7, 2013

Rite Aid moved to refinance its debt Friday, announcing that it would buy half a billion dollars in notes using proceeds from a new loan, while also projecting that it would turn a profit in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, results of which it will announce next week.

June 6, 2013

Costco's reported May sales of $8.13 billion, a 7% increase over May 2012, the club retailer said.

June 6, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Celgene for treating a type of cancer.

June 6, 2013

Supermarket operator Ahold USA has completed rolling out prescription-savings cards at the chains it operates with the introduction of the cards in Giant Food Stores.

June 6, 2013

Mirixa Corp. will integrate its web-based medication therapy management platform with PDX's pharmacy-automation system, under a deal between the two companies.

June 6, 2013

Rite Aid's same-store sales decreased by 1.5% in May as the shift to generic drugs continued to offset front-end comps, the retail pharmacy chain said.

June 6, 2013

A healthcare products distribution trade group has given drug maker Upsher-Smith Labs one of its top awards, Upsher-Smith said.

June 5, 2013

More than 15,300 people attended the 2013 Sweets & Snacks Expo at Chicago's McCormick Place last month, representing a more than 10% increase in attendees over 2012, the organization that sponsors the trade show said.

June 5, 2013

South Korean drug maker Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co. and U.S. partner Amneal Pharmaceuticals have made an agreement in federal court concerning a generic heartburn drug.

June 5, 2013

The Illinois Lottery will use the net proceeds from a new game to promote HIV/AIDS education, prevention and support, the agency said Wednesday.

June 5, 2013

Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization URAC has given its stamp of approval to the specialty pharmacy operated by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics, Prime said.

June 5, 2013

Most Americans have little understanding of the importance of managing fats known as triglycerides to maintain cardiovascular health, according to a new survey.

June 5, 2013

Target Corp. will go local at its stores in Quebec, the mass merchandise retailer said.

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