March 23, 2011

Though more than 7-in-10 drugs dispensed in the United States today are generics, and the Food and Drug Administration holds generics to the same standards as branded drugs, misgivings among the general public still exist, fed by the occasional media report of patients experiencing bad side effects after taking certain generic drugs.

March 23, 2011

A new report released this week unveiled the top go-to markets for retailers that are looking to boost their national presence.

March 18, 2011

Giant Eagle was named the largest Pittsburgh-area private company, with 2010 revenues of $8.6 billion, by the Pittsburgh Business Times in a report published Friday.

March 17, 2011

Giant Eagle on Thursday received the American Diabetes Association's prestigious Chairman's Citation Award, which recognizes the accomplishments of individuals, corporations, institutions and organizations who have demonstrated dedication and commitment, and have had a positive impact in advancing the mission of the ADA.

March 15, 2011

Patients that opt to fill their prescriptions through a $4 generic program could help garner societal savings of nearly $6 billion, a new study found.

March 10, 2011

A subsidiary of Mylan has won approval to sell a generic drug for HIV and AIDS in developing countries under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.

March 2, 2011

A group of drug makers have sued Mylan over its attempt to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic menopause drug, Mylan said Tuesday.

March 1, 2011

After providing its products to Rite Aid customers through a co-branded store format for more than a decade, GNC is making its foray into the warehouse club for the first time by offering select private-label products at Sam's Club locations.

March 1, 2011

Mylan's board of directors now includes the drug maker's president.

March 1, 2011

A new leader has been named for a maker of shelf-stable seafood products.

February 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for shingles made by a subsidiary of generic drug maker Mylan.

February 15, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for fungal infections, the company said Tuesday.

February 4, 2011

A private entrepreneur is close to introducing a take-home intracervical insemination fertilization kit to retail, according to a story published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Friday.

February 1, 2011

PITTSBURGH — Giant Eagle may be a regional player, but the company’s willingness to experiment with its pharmacy formats — including its latest HBW/pharmacy store-within-a-store concept — proves that it can shake things up.

In fall 2009, Giant Eagle put into motion its health, beauty, wellness pilot tests — a new wellness format that helps bridge the prescription files of the pharmacy with the natural health-and-wellness opportunities across the front end.

January 28, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic hypertension treatment made by Mylan.

January 27, 2011

A Mylan subsidiary has inked a nonexclusive license agreement with Tibotec Pharmaceuticals to manufacture, market and distribute a generic version of an HIV treatment.

January 25, 2011

Generic drug maker Mylan has entered settlements with Pfizer concerning two drugs for treating cholesterol.

January 25, 2011

Pittsburgh and Green Bay, Wis., retailers ought to have plenty of sore throat remedies in preparation for the Super Bowl — 28% of sore throat sufferers got that pain by cheering and screaming, according to a new study released Tuesday by Prestige Brands.

January 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for gastroesphageal reflux disease made by a subsidiary of Mylan, the generic drug maker said Monday.

January 20, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has given tentative approval to an antiretroviral treatment for children with HIV and AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program.

January 19, 2011

In partnership with Bayer Healthcare Diabetes Care and Novo Nordisk, Giant Eagle is offering its customers free in-store diabetes screenings.

January 18, 2011

Colin Mackenzie has been appointed the new president of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America. Mackenzie succeeds Roger Scarlett-Smith, who is relocating to London to become president of GSK Consumer Healthcare Europe.

January 18, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic diabetes drug made by Mylan, the drug maker said Tuesday.

January 12, 2011

Supermarket wine kiosks are being reintroduced into the Pennsylvania market in the coming week after being taken offline in the days before Christmas, according to a report published Monday in the Beaver County Times, a newspaper based in Beaver County and northwest of Pittsburgh.