March 1, 2011

A new leader has been named for a maker of shelf-stable seafood products.

February 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for shingles made by a subsidiary of generic drug maker Mylan.

February 15, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for fungal infections, the company said Tuesday.

February 4, 2011

A private entrepreneur is close to introducing a take-home intracervical insemination fertilization kit to retail, according to a story published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Friday.

February 1, 2011

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle may be a regional player, but the company’s willingness to experiment with its pharmacy formats — including its latest HBW/pharmacy store-within-a-store concept — proves that it can shake things up.


In fall 2009, Giant Eagle put into motion its health, beauty, wellness pilot tests — a new wellness format that helps bridge the prescription files of the pharmacy with the natural health-and-wellness opportunities across the front end.

January 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic hypertension treatment made by Mylan.

January 27, 2011

A Mylan subsidiary has inked a nonexclusive license agreement with Tibotec Pharmaceuticals to manufacture, market and distribute a generic version of an HIV treatment.

January 25, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan has entered settlements with Pfizer concerning two drugs for treating cholesterol.

January 25, 2011

Pittsburgh and Green Bay, Wis., retailers ought to have plenty of sore throat remedies in preparation for the Super Bowl — 28% of sore throat sufferers got that pain by cheering and screaming, according to a new study released Tuesday by Prestige Brands.

January 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for gastroesphageal reflux disease made by a subsidiary of Mylan, the generic drug maker said Monday.

January 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to an antiretroviral treatment for children with HIV and AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program.

January 19, 2011

In partnership with Bayer Healthcare Diabetes Care and Novo Nordisk, Giant Eagle is offering its customers free in-store diabetes screenings.

January 18, 2011

Colin Mackenzie has been appointed the new president of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America. Mackenzie succeeds Roger Scarlett-Smith, who is relocating to London to become president of GSK Consumer Healthcare Europe.

January 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Tuesday.

January 12, 2011

Supermarket wine kiosks are being reintroduced into the Pennsylvania market in the coming week after being taken offline in the days before Christmas, according to a report published Monday in the Beaver County Times, a newspaper based in Beaver County and northwest of Pittsburgh.

January 5, 2011

PITTSBURGH — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration last year initiated programs that will breathe new life into sales of smoking-cessation products. The surgeon general issued a report titled “How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease,” and the FDA will be mandating that tobacco manufacturers have smoking-is-bad-for-you messages on packaging. 


January 4, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan has settled a lawsuit concerning Medicaid reimbursements with the federal government and the state of Texas, Mylan said Dec. 24.

December 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for hypertension made by Mylan.

December 8, 2010

Chinese retailer Bright Food Group is looking to potentially grow its portfolio with the acquisition of specialty retailer GNC, according to several reports.

December 7, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to a generic drug for HIV/AIDS made by Mylan subsidiary Matrix Labs for distribution in developing countries under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Mylan said Tuesday.

November 18, 2010

GNC on Thursday announced the launch of its GNC Longevity Factors, GNC's first and only...

November 8, 2010

One of the world's largest food and beverage businesses is teaming up with a specialty...

November 4, 2010

This is a next-generation pharmacy solution for the next generation of seniors, who begin celebrating...

November 4, 2010

Rite Aid will introduce Rite Aid Online Care to the Pittsburgh market, a service that...