July 21, 2014

Innocutis on Monday announced the introduction of Sitavig (acyclovir) 50-mg buccal tablet into North American markets.

July 21, 2014

Commentary published online Monday addresses the controversy surrounding the high costs of new Hepatitis C virus treatments and implications for the growing specialty pharmacy market. 

 

July 21, 2014

Even before the official start of this year’s McKesson ideaShare conference, the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center was buzzing with attendees eager to take advantage of the robust lineup of continuing education courses held on Sunday and Monday.

July 21, 2014

Tec Labs announced a packaging overhaul for its line of Licefreee products, with a focus on creating an invigorating contrast among other products, the company said.

July 21, 2014

This year’s McKesson ideaShare 2014 kicked off with a bang as thousands of community pharmacy leaders flocked to Orlando, Fla., to participate in the annual event and seize the opportunities to grow in today’s changing healthcare landscape.

July 21, 2014

Modiface launched a new iOS mobile app that lets users enhance their image in real-time video, with the iPhone or iPad serving in the place of a traditional mirror.

July 21, 2014

Nestlé Pure Life recently launched the Spanish-language Drink Better Live Better Rewards Program, as a part of the brand's ongoing efforts to encourage families to live healthier lives.

July 21, 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Five-Star Quality Rating System already is impacting how pharmacies think about their patients and their medication adherence programs, noted Samuel Stolpe, director of quality strategies for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, during a Lunch and Learn session Monday at McKesson ideaShare called “When the Stars Align: Prepare Your Pharmacy For Success.” According to Stolpe, it’s going to become a bigger influencer going forward, especially as the industry develops a pharmacy Star metric that will have a public element and certain health plans experiment with pay-for-performance models to incentivize higher Star ratings among pharmacies.

July 21, 2014

Almost a month after launching its Be Well Network loyalty program, hand sanitizer brand Purell has signed up 75% of the users it had expected for the year, according to Ad Age.

July 21, 2014

Sandoz on Monday announced an agreement with Anacor Pharmaceuticals to obtain exclusive rights to commercialize Kerydin (tavaborole) topical solution, 5%, through its branded dermatology business, PharmaDerm.

July 21, 2014

Target is teaming up with four YouTube stars and Veronica Valencia, founder of Design Hunter L.A., on a YouTube video series that combines reality television and design challenges.

July 21, 2014

Addressing 3,000 independent pharmacy attendees representing more than 1,000 pharmacies at the McKesson ideaShare 2014, Mark Walchirk, president of McKesson’s U.S. pharmaceutical unit outlined the myriad of opportunities open to community pharmacy today, and how McKesson is investing in its independent pharmacy offerings to help those independents realize every one of those opportunities.

July 21, 2014

Yes to, a natural skin and hair care brand, announced that its collection of products are now available to CVS shoppers across the country.

July 18, 2014

Cafe Bustelo, a brand from J.M. Smucker Co., announced a partnership with Keurig Green Mountain to produce Cafe Bustelo K-Cup packs, which are now available in grocery stores.

July 18, 2014

Indiana Black Expo has announced that Creme of Nature is one of 100 new exhibitors in attendance for this year's Summer Celebration and new brand ambassador, model and star of Bravo’s “The New Atlanta,” Africa Miranda, will be on hand to make appearances at the Creme of Nature booth and other Summer Celebration events.

July 18, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced the approval of Ruconest, a recombinant C1-Esterase inhibitor product for the treatment of acute attacks in adult and adolescent patients with hereditary angioedema.

July 18, 2014

Lindt and Sprüngli earlier this week celebrated the official opening of Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven at the Jungfraujoch “Top of Europe,”  situated 3,454 meters above sea level.

July 18, 2014

Publix Super Markets and the Atlanta Community Food Bank on Thursday launched a new partnership to get free school supplies to teachers and students in need.

 

July 18, 2014

Shopko launched on Thursday its new fashion blog, TREND.spire, which takes current looks for women, all available at Shopko and shopko.com, and illustrates how to pull everything together.

July 18, 2014

Urnex Brands announced CleanCup Single Cup Brewer cleaning cups, a solution for Keurig owners looking to give their at-home brewing machines a thorough scrubdown.

July 17, 2014

There is “something brewing in Congress” these days, NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson wrote in a July 16 newsletter to NACDS chain members.

July 17, 2014

Diplomat announced it has acquired MedPro Rx, a specialty pharmacy focused on specialty infusion therapies including hemophilia and immune globulin.

 

July 17, 2014

The Board of Directors of Loblaw Cos. announced that Galen Weston, executive chairman, also has been appointed as president, effective immediately. 

 

July 17, 2014

Kimberly-Clark announced the launch of GoodNites TRU-FIT underwear, a bedwetting management solution that contains a cotton blend with disposable, absorbent inserts.