July 24, 2013

Canadian regulators have approved two drugs made by GlaxoSmithKline for treating skin cancer.

July 24, 2013

Despite having its headquarters and a significant presence in Michigan, mass-merchandise retailer Meijer hasn't opened any stores in the state's largest city, but that will change Thursday.

July 24, 2013

An increase in tobacco taxes in Minnesota has nearly tripled enrollment in a health plan's smoking-cessation program.

July 24, 2013

Mylan has settled with the makers of a drug used to treat cancer in a patent-infringement lawsuit, the generic drug maker said.

July 24, 2013

Despite widespread doubt and dissatisfaction, most adults say they're not ready to repeal the healthcare-reform law signed into law two years ago by President Obama, according to a poll.

July 24, 2013

The editor-in-chief of a website directed at the Latino community has launched a newsletter and website focused on health and wellness.

July 23, 2013

A federal court has ruled that a Mylan lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline over an antidepressant drug can go to trial.

July 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is inviting comments from the public as it looks into restricting or even banning menthol in cigarettes, the agency said Tuesday.

July 23, 2013

François Coutu has resigned from Rite Aid's board, effective Oct. 31, 2013, Rite Aid said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

July 23, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Lupin, the company said.

July 23, 2013

The Pharmacy Quality Alliance is supporting medication synchronization programs and pilots at pharmacies around the country using an appointment-based model, saying the model focuses on aligning drug refills of chronic medications to fall upon the same appointment date each month, the group said Tuesday.

July 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Japanese drug maker Astellas for preventing the body from rejecting transplanted organs, the company said.

July 22, 2013

Kmart has raised more than $7.6 million this year for the March of Dimes, the mass merchandise retailer said in marking the 30th year of its funding commitment to the organization.

July 22, 2013

A new bill would exempt user fees paid by drug companies to the Food and Drug Administration — including those of generic drug makers — from the automatic federal budget cuts that went into effect in March, commonly known as the sequester.

July 22, 2013

Decisions on whether to bring new generic drugs to market depend significantly on companies' ability to settle patent lawsuits filed by branded drug companies, according to a new white paper.

July 22, 2013

An announcement Monday by generic drug maker Sandoz gives a glimpse of what could happen in the United States when biosimilars start to become available.

July 22, 2013

Sears is offering electronic coupons for back-to-school shopping that it's calling the first of their kind.

July 22, 2013

The philanthropic division of supermarket chain Stater Bros. has raised more than a quarter-million dollars for blood cancers.

July 22, 2013

Drug maker Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has introduced acitretin capsules, the company said.

July 19, 2013

Boys whose mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings are more likely to receive the human pappilomavirus vaccine, according to a new study.

July 19, 2013

For the second year in a row, online grocer Peapod is working with a Wisconsin farm to deliver organic and heirloom vegetables to customers in the Chicago area.

July 19, 2013

Perrigo announced the tentative approval for repaglinide tablets, a generic version of Novo Nordisk's Prandin, used to treat Type 2 diabetes.

July 19, 2013

A drug-safety website operated by drug maker Purdue Pharma has won accolades from an international awards program for marketing and communications.

July 19, 2013

Royalty Pharma has hired Marshall Urist as VP research and investments, the company said Friday.