August 30, 2011

Jonathon Singer has been appointed CFO of Sagent Pharmaceuticals, the generic drug maker said.

August 25, 2011

Amgen has launched an educational campaign that targets women with postmenopausal osteoporosis at increased risk for fractures.

August 25, 2011

H. D. Smith on Thursday named Ed Bissler corporate VP sales.

August 25, 2011

Hi-Tech Pharmacal has acquired marketing and distribution rights for a product designed to treat coughs and upper respiratory symptoms associated with an allergy or a cold.

August 24, 2011

Former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman, who most recently appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab," earlier this month helped launch Applied Food Sciences' hangover relief remedy G-Tox the Hangover Blocker through appearances on the talk show circuit.

August 24, 2011

Temperatures eclipsed 90 degrees Fahrenheit for the second annual Jersey Shore Undy 5000 5-km race held here last month, where Team Dulcolax joined 665 people who turned out to support the colon cancer awareness-raising event.

August 24, 2011

Hundreds of retail healthcare professionals gathered in Orlando, Fla., earlier this month for the fourth annual Retail Clinician Education Congress.

August 24, 2011

Molson Coors has expanded its leadership team, the brewing company announced Wednesday.

August 24, 2011

Specialty pharmacy is expanding beyond its traditional base as a central-fill and mail-order distribution model for patients. A new, community-driven model is emerging, led by a fast-growing network of integrated, 
community-based specialty providers based in Drexel Hill, Pa.

August 24, 2011

If the legacy of a man is measured in the number of people he positively influenced, then surely Charlie Bowlus was a titan of our industry.

August 24, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Coty has announced that in September it will launch the new Celine Dion Signature, which marks the latest addition to the Celine Dion portfolio of fragrances. Celine Dion Signature will be available in September at mass merchandisers and drug outlets in the United States and Europe.


August 24, 2011

“Biggest Loser” trainer Bob Harper is featured on a diet aid launched earlier this year by Iovate Health Sciences that will go head-to-head against former “Biggest Loser” trainer Jillian Michaels.

August 22, 2011

CVS Caremark has appointed former Macy’s executive Mark Cosby as president of CVS/pharmacy, effective Oct. 1.

August 22, 2011

Yogurt company Dannon has expanded its senior management team with three executive appointments.

August 22, 2011

Former Duane Reade CEO Tony Cuti was sentenced on Monday to three years in prison in connection with accounting fraud at the New York-based drug store chain.

August 22, 2011

H. D. Smith on Monday appointed David Guzmán as chief information officer.

August 22, 2011

GNC on Monday named Nora Tobin — competitive beach volleyball athlete, National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified professional trainer, yoga instructor and upcoming author — to the specialty retailer's GNC LiveWell team as its newest brand ambassador.

August 19, 2011

“[Charlie] never wanted the spotlight,” long-time friend and colleague Al Kraus noted in an online post, recalling a conversation with Charlie Bowlus over a drink one night in 1994, at the end of the very first ECRM show.

August 18, 2011

Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced the resignation of Michael Van Every from its board of directors.

August 18, 2011

Pharmacist Edward Spearbeck, 78, passed on Aug. 14, according to a report in the Washington Post published Thursday.

August 18, 2011

Derma e Natural Bodycare has announced the hiring of Marcia Derwin as mid-Atlantic regional sales manager, a new role to support the double-digit growth that the company is currently experiencing and to help increase its national business.

August 18, 2011

Yoplait Light has introduced a new campaign that aims to offer women a simple way to watch their calorie intake.

August 17, 2011

Privately owned Albertsons LLC, which operates more than 200 pharmacies across six states, has named Stewart Edington VP pharmacy operations.

August 17, 2011

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that Thomas Goetz, author and executive editor of Wired magazine, will make the opening address to attendees of The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.