February 18, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced the initiation of treatment in a pilot clinical study of two experimental formulations of Nexafed (pseudoephedrine HCl) extended-release tablets.

February 18, 2015

Amazon.com's proposed 30-minute Prime Air offering drone delivery option was grounded Sunday. 

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

February 18, 2015

The Mentholatum Co., a division of Japan's Rohto Pharmaceutical Co., is expanding distribution of its Hada Labo Tokyo skin care in the Northeastern and Florida markets with Bed Bath & Beyond’s Harmon Face Values.

February 18, 2015

Lupin Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday launched the InspiraChamber Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber for respiratory medicines under a strategic licensing agreement with InspiRX.

February 18, 2015

Praim Group this week agreed to produce and distribute a line of chocolate bars for The Mensch on a Bench, which has caught on with Jewish children as well as interfaith families throughout the country. 

February 18, 2015

Baseball's all-time hits leader Pete Rose visited ECRM's Cough/Cold, Analgesics and Allergy EPPS meeting on Monday in support of Ducere Pharma and its Myoflex pain reliever.

February 18, 2015

The discounter has carefully considered local customer demographics when stocking shelves, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune.

February 18, 2015

Seafood brand StarKist is adding Gourmet Selects tuna pouches to its portfolio of products. The pouches come complete with vegetables — chili peppers, tomatoes or jalapenos — adding another kick to the brand's globally inspired varieties, which include Thai, Mediterranean and Mexican-style tuna. 

February 18, 2015

PatientsLikeMe and Walgreens are trying to make it easier for people to understand how the medications they take may affect them.

 

February 17, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation on Tuesday announced Dennis Worthen as the recipient of the 2015 APhA Foundation Jacob W. Miller Award. He was selected in recognition of his commitment and contributions to the APhA Foundation for more than 20 years.

February 17, 2015

Following the success of several pop-up locations in New York, Texas and California, eyelash extensions brand Blinkbar has announced the launch of its first brick-and-mortar shop in Santa Monica, Calif.

February 17, 2015

CVS Health weighs in on the next chapter in the debate about the impact of expensive drugs on the healthcare system in a commentary that appears today on the Health Affairs blog.

February 17, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued five draft documents related to drug compounding and repackaging that will help entities comply with important public health provisions.

February 17, 2015

Fitbit, one of the market leaders in the fast-growing connected health and fitness category, on Tuesday announced the launch of a fun and motivating Fitbit Celebrity Challenges series.

February 17, 2015

Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland will present a continuing education session to independent pharmacists at the American Pharmacy Cooperative's Annual Convention and Stockholder's meeting in Birmingham, Ala., on Feb. 27. 

 

February 17, 2015

Lupin and Celon Pharma announced Tuesday that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will jointly develop a fluticasone/salmeterol dry powder inhaler product which is a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline's Advair Diskus.

February 17, 2015

McKesson on Tuesday announced that Bansi Nagji has been appointed EVP corporate strategy and business development.

February 17, 2015

U.S. Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

February 17, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday launched an exclusive skin-care line called Receutics Active Skin Repair across 200 stores in New Jersey and the Seattle-area, as well as online at Receutics.com.

 

February 17, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced the launch of generic versions of Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium injection) as well as generic Zyvox (linezolid) injection. 

 

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies with several industry leaders.

 

February 17, 2015

Walmart VP talks to Nashville healthcare leaders about the company's extensive health offerings, from pharmacy, to OTC, optial and clinics.

 

February 17, 2015

Promotion In Motion Companies, makers of Welch's Fruit Snacks, announced the launch of a new variety featuring orchard-inspired treats.