January 16, 2013

An advocacy group focused on a rare lung disorder is working with government authorities to educate patients about the need to get flu shots.

January 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an ulcerative colitis drug made by Santarus, the drug maker said.

January 16, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has set user fee rates for generic drug companies, the agency said.

January 16, 2013

A new app allows people to share their STD statuses with potential partners.

January 16, 2013

General Mills has introduced a new protein bar that it said was designed to satisfy cravings while being healthy.

January 16, 2013

Amid a growing interest nationwide in buying domestically made goods, a new online retailer makes "Made in USA" it's primary selling point.

January 16, 2013

Specialty drug spend will surpass traditional drug spend by 2018 for commercial plan sponsors, according to a new study.

January 16, 2013

Yoplait is marketing Greek yogurt to a younger audience with a new product line, the company said.

January 15, 2013

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has appointed a new officer to head its communications, the industry trade group said Tuesday.

January 15, 2013

Despite caution among consumers, retailers wrapped up 2012 with a healthy holiday shopping season, according to a new report by a retailing trade group.

January 15, 2013

Meijer has appointed J.K. Symancyk as president of the company, the mass merchandise retailer said Tuesday.

January 15, 2013

The state supreme court in Alabama ruled that brand-name drug companies could be sued if patients suffer complications from generic versions of their medicines, according to published reports.

January 15, 2013

Drug maker Otsuka Pharmaceuticals can keep generic versions of its schizophrenia drug off the market, according to published reports.

January 15, 2013

A new ad format from health kiosk maker SoloHealth delivers targeted sponsor content that allows consumers to request additional information regarding products or services that will help promote healthy lifestyles, the company said.

January 15, 2013

A maker of drugs for epilepsy has appointed a new executive.

January 15, 2013

While replacing a single combination pill for HIV with generics would save the healthcare system money, it could also diminish the effectiveness of treatment, a new study suggests.

January 15, 2013

A drug-security product has won a drug-abuse prevention award.

January 14, 2013

A new study indicates that body mass index is a reliable indicator of obesity-related health risks.

January 14, 2013

Amid an unusually strong flu season that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called an epidemic, supplies of flu vaccines are running low, and some people hoping to get immunized are having trouble finding them.

January 14, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing a new rule that it said would promote consistent policies and processes for eligibility notices in Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and the health insurance exchanges mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

January 14, 2013

Hostess Brands has chosen a stalking-horse bidder for its bread business, the bankrupt baking company said.

January 14, 2013

Jewel-Osco is shipping "thousands" of extra doses of flu vaccine amid a flu season that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has labeled an epidemic, the retail chain said.

January 14, 2013

The maker of Peeps marshmallow candies is introducing a new flavor for Valentine's Day.

January 14, 2013

A company that manufactures, distributes and imports candy has introduced a new organic product line.