August 28, 2013

The results of a large survey of patients with rheumatoid arthritis have been published, the company that conducted the survey said Wednesday.

August 5, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved for shipment the latest version of a GlaxoSmithKline flu vaccine, the drug maker said Monday.

July 25, 2013

CVS Caremark has announced that it is an official sponsor of the National Urban League's 2013 Conference in Philadelphia this week and will exhibit at the conference its diversity programs, including work-force initiatives, health screenings and multicultural product offerings.

July 23, 2013

Executives from seven companies gathered in June for the inaugural meeting of the Point of Care Communication Council, an association representing firms who provide health education, medical marketing and programs in doctor’s offices, pharmacies and hospitals.

July 15, 2013

A team of scientists at The Wistar Institute has determined that it might be possible to stimulate the immune system against multiple strains of influenza virus by sequentially vaccinating individuals with distinct influenza strains isolated over the last century, researchers announced Monday.

July 3, 2013

Less than a year after it unveiled its "virtual grocery store" concept at commuter rail stations in Chicago and the Northeast, online grocer Peapod is taking the idea on the road in a new promotional campaign.

June 11, 2013

The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study comparing generic utilization of common diabetes medications across two government programs — Medicare Part D and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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 4, 2013

Royal Ahold is quadrupling the size of its share-buyback program amid strong first-quarter 2013 sales and the sale of its majority stake in a supermarket chain, the Netherlands-based supermarket operator said.

June 4, 2013

A lot is said about how pharmacists are the most accessible healthcare professionals, and one health insurer is taking advantage of this by sponsoring a series of special seminars for elderly people.

April 29, 2013

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania last week reported that an area of the brain that initiates behavioral changes had greater activation in smokers who watched anti-smoking ads with strong arguments versus those with weaker ones, and irrespective of such flashy elements as bright and rapidly changing scenes, loud sounds and unexpected scenario twists.

April 9, 2013

Philadelphia Cream Cheese is looking to broaden its appeal with the launch of new cream cheese products this spring.

April 2, 2013

Frazier Healthcare announced its acquisition of AndersonBrecon, the contract pharmaceutical packaging business and wholly owned subsidiary of AmerisourceBergen.

April 1, 2013

Walmart customers will enjoy a cool reason to shop at the mass merchandise company this summer as Mini Melts ice cream automated kiosks rollout nationwide.

March 22, 2013

Boiron founder Michèle Boiron recently published a book on homeopathy for healthcare professionals titled "Homeopathy and Pharmaceutical Care," the company announced.

March 18, 2013

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline's philanthropic arm has donated $500,000 to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as part of a fund that provides assistance to families for travel and living expenses they may incur while their children are enrolled in experimental or novel treatments offered at the hospital's Cancer Center.

March 18, 2013

Walgreens recently presented the research on how community pharmacy programs, as well as new adherence models and metrics, can help drive better medication adherence.

March 14, 2013

Wegmans will be offering the popular cholesterol-lowering drug atorvastatin free of charge through the end of the year, according to a report published by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

March 6, 2013

More Americans want technology to play a bigger role in the healthcare system, The Atlantic reported, as part of a survey the magazine conducted in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline.

March 4, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory application for a new painkiller from Iroko Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker said.

March 1, 2013

Rite Aid has expanded its telemedicine service to 58 more stores, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

February 20, 2013

Troy Healthcare signed a sponsorship agreement with the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul for the 2013 season.

February 8, 2013

While much of the attention to diabetes has focused on the dramatic rise of Type 2 diabetes among adults and children alike, a new study by a researcher in Philadelphia has found a spike in Type 1 diabetes among children as well.

February 7, 2013

A new strain of the bacterium that causes whooping cough immune to vaccines may have appeared in the United States, according to a brief published in the New England Journal of Medicine.