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March 21, 2014

Danish pharmaceutical group Alk Abello, in association with Merck, expects to start selling its new dust mite allergy tablet in the United States in 2017, according to a Reuters report published Thursday.

February 20, 2014

Procter & Gamble has reportedly developed the first smartphone-connected toothbrush to give consumers personalized advice for better oral health, according to a Reuters report.

February 5, 2014

John Mulligan, EVP and CFO of Target, said the retailer is deeply sorry for its late 2013 data security breach and is aware that consumer confidence in the company is shaken; his comments came during a Feb. 4 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

January 28, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition helped to tone down the conclusions of a recent study reported by Reuters Health that found vitamin supplements marketed for infants and children contained more than the recommended amount of individual vitamins.

January 24, 2014

Private equity firm Carlyle Group has reportedly agreed to acquire a minority stake in Vogue International, the maker of Organix hair care products, according to a Reuters report.

January 23, 2014

High-fluoride toothpaste may help prevent white spots from braces, according to a Reuters report citing a new study from Sweden.

January 14, 2014

Three drug makers are looking into buying Pfizer's branded-generics drug business, according to published reports.

January 8, 2014

McKesson is preparing to offer concessions to hedge fund Elliott to save its planned acquisition of Celesio, Reuters reported Wednesday morning, citing people familiar with the deal.

November 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing emergency contraceptives like Plan B One-Step on whether they are less effective in women weighing more than 165 lbs, according to a report published Monday by Reuters.

October 24, 2013

Safeway could fetch an asking price of more than $45 per share, estimated Credit Suisse in a research note issued Thursday.

October 23, 2013

All or part of Safeway may be a target for a possible buyout, according to a Reuters report published Wednesday morning citing people familiar with the matter.

September 26, 2013

Legislation to allow the Food and Drug Administration to strengthen its regulatory powers over compounding pharmacies is expected to pass both houses of Congress after committees agreed on it Thursday, according to published reports.

September 20, 2013

Only half of the uninsured Americans expected to gain health coverage next year will do so due to a Supreme Court decision that allows states to decide individually whether to expand Medicaid coverage to the poor under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to published reports.

August 20, 2013

Bi-Lo Holdings is preparing to go public, according to a Reuters report published Tuesday afternoon.

July 8, 2013

Target co-founder Douglas Dayton passed away during the weekend, according to published reports. He was 88.

March 29, 2013

According to a study by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, text-message reminders do not increase the likelihood an expecting mother will receive a flu shot, Reuters reported.

March 27, 2013

Driven by the need for consumers to have access to convenient, cost-effective and quality healthcare services, the number of walk-in health clinics has been on the rise across the country in recent years, and according to a Reuters report, private equity firms are helping to fuel the expansion.

March 25, 2013

Bausch + Lomb announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to take the company public.

March 14, 2013

Walgreens was singled out in a lawsuit earlier this week for suggesting a vitamin E supplement may help improve cardiovascular health.

March 12, 2013

A new hybrid grapefruit removes the chemicals that interact with dozens of drugs and have led many to stop eating the fruit, according to published reports.

March 8, 2013

Republican and Democratic senators have re-introduced legislation that would ban patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies that critics allege violate antitrust laws, according to published reports.

February 27, 2013

According to published reports, Flowers Foods is set to buy Hostess bread brands, including Wonder bread, for $360 million after no other bidder came forward with a competing offer, a source familiar with the sale acknowledged Wednesday.

February 22, 2013

Overall Medicare prescription drug costs will go down in 2014, but the so-called "doughnut hole" coverage gap will get bigger, according to published reports.

February 15, 2013

A new study indicates that the United States could prevent up to half a million deaths during the next 10 years by reducing salt intake, according to published reports.

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