May 18, 2012

McNeil Consumer Healthcare on Thursday informed its wholesale customers that it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Imodium multi-symptom relief 18 caplets due to a packaging issue that may have impacted a limited number of blister units in this lot.

May 18, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it has begun the construction of an environmentally innovative 65,000-sq.-ft. superstore in Fogelsville, Pa.

May 17, 2012

Wolters Kluwer Health has introduced what it called the first mobile application for the Nursing Drug Handbook, the company said Thursday.

May 16, 2012

OraSure Technologies on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration's Blood Products Advisory Committee recommended that the OraQuick In-Home HIV test be made available without a prescription.

May 15, 2012

A weight management products and services provider is bringing its items to retail.

May 15, 2012

Legislation proposed in the House of Representatives would speed up Food and Drug Administration approval of knock-off versions of vaccines and other biologics while requiring the agency to conduct more inspections of drug factories overseas, according to published reports.

May 15, 2012

Rite Aid has closed an offering of new debt from which it plans to generate funding for a buyback of older debt, the retailer said Tuesday.

May 14, 2012

Boiron on Monday named Janick Boudazin as president and CEO.

May 14, 2012

Giant Food Stores collected nearly 3 tons of unused medications during a nationwide medication take-back day last month, the chain said.

May 14, 2012

Nourish by Sensible Organics, an organic beauty and personal care brand that launches this month exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide, has signed actress Christine Taylor to be its national brand ambassador.

May 14, 2012

Rite Aid category manager Paul Margeson has resigned, a company spokeswoman said.

May 11, 2012

AmerisourceBergen has promoted one of its executives to serve as its finance chief, the company said Friday.

May 11, 2012

The lackluster cough-cold season will necessitate a greater need for marketing and promotion next season, ProPhase Labs chairman and CEO Ted Karkus said on Thursday in announcing first-quarter results for the period ended March 31.

May 10, 2012

A new campaign by Rite Aid is targeting nail polish customers.

May 10, 2012

RxAlly has expanded its national network to include nine independent pharmacy organizations and 10 regional chains.

May 9, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association wrapped up its three-day NCPA Legislative Conference Wednesday with a rally, the association announced.

May 4, 2012

Weis Markets experienced a jump in its net income and operating income during the first quarter ended March 31, the retailer said.

May 3, 2012

Rite Aid will be among the industry sponsors of a benefit for women's cancer research, the retail pharmacy chain said Thursday.

May 3, 2012

Rite Aid reported a 2.9% increase in same-store sales for the month of April, the company said in a monthly sales report Thursday.

May 2, 2012

Weis Markets on Tuesday launched its fourth annual Weis Paws for Pets program, offering customers the opportunity to donate money, pet food and supplies to local animal shelters and rescue organizations in May.

April 27, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it will invest $125 million in its 2012 growth program, a 25% increase compared with 2011.

April 26, 2012

AmerisourceBergen on Thursday reported revenue of $20.1 billion, up 1.6%, for its second quarter ended March 31.

April 25, 2012

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday denied a preliminary injunction filed by pharmacy trade groups in an effort to block the looming merger between pharmacy benefit managers Express Scripts and Medco.

April 20, 2012

The Jean Coutu Group has sold 56 million of its approximately 234.4 million shares in Rite Aid, the company said Friday.