November 17, 2010

The city government of San Francisco hopes to expand a life-science research center in one...

November 17, 2010

A 20-year veteran at Supervalu will become a senior counselor outside of the company for...

November 17, 2010

Former Walmart executive Jack Shewmaker passed away Wednesday evening. He was 72....

November 16, 2010

With the holiday season just around the corner, CVS/pharmacy is encouraging older adults and their...

November 16, 2010

Soft housing prices drove down the Deloitte consumer spending index for the month of October,...

November 16, 2010

Dollar Tree on Wednesday announced that it has completed its purchase of the assets of...

November 16, 2010

Online retailer Drugstore.com said it would offer free shipping to military and foreign service addresses...

November 16, 2010

The European Commission has approved the sale of Sara Lee's global body care and European...

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 16, 2010

A group representing the nation's independent pharmacies praised a local drug store's participation in a...

November 16, 2010

In the first half of 2010, consumers continued to shift to less-expensive private-label products in...

November 15, 2010

Today, American consumers are more focused on the foods they eat. They read labels. They understand the importance of fiber and whole grains. They know the difference between good and bad fats.

November 15, 2010

Now that more drug stores have moved into the grocery business, consumers are gaining more convenient access to food.

As a result, drug stores, which have always been synonymous with health and wellness, also have a tremendous opportunity to meet the nutrition needs of time-starved shoppers by stocking their shelves with healthier foods.

Food manufacturers, like Kellogg, see an opportunity for retail pharmacies to help reinvent the way groceries are merchandised to shoppers and help consumers make better decisions when buying food.

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday formally established the new Center for...

November 15, 2010

There is a direct correlation between the amount of a patient's out-of-pocket co-pay and prescription...

November 15, 2010

Biopharmaceutical company Oragenics has expanded retail distribution of its oral care probiotic EvoraPlus through an...

November 15, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control...

November 15, 2010

A leading charitable funder of and advocate for Type 1 diabetes research and a drug...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

Weak sales trends continued at Walmart’s U.S. stores division during the third quarter as same-store...

November 15, 2010

A location-based retail app now is available for Target shoppers in select markets....

November 15, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Tuesday announced the appointment of Susan Borra as SVP communications...

November 15, 2010

An investigative treatment for allergies made by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries appears to work, according to...