August 15, 2012

A company that develops cloud-based pharmacy automation and communications products has released a way for patients to refill their prescriptions on Facebook.

August 15, 2012

A division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has launched a generic chemotherapy drug, the company said.

August 15, 2012

Watson Pharmaceuticals is suing the Food and Drug Administration, alleging that an agency decision would improperly delay its release of a generic drug for diabetes, the company said Wednesday.

August 14, 2012

Clif Bar on Monday initiated a voluntary recall of a small amount of 12-pack blueberry crisp Clif bars and individual mislabeled blueberry crisp Clif Bars in chocolate chip Clif bar wrappers with the "best by" date of 17MAR13G3, which were distributed to a limited number of stores predominately east of the Mississippi River.

August 14, 2012

The maker of Dum Dums lollipops is slated to roll out new flavors that were selected by consumers.

August 14, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the formulation for the 2012-2013 flu vaccine, the agency said Monday.

August 14, 2012

Drug maker Mylan will pass out free EpiPen injectors to children in schools, the company said Tuesday.

August 14, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday rolled out a brand new look across its professional product line with a new classification system to better assist selection.

August 14, 2012

Pepsi and the National Football League have kicked off a new campaign that brings together musical artists and NFL teams.

August 14, 2012

Consolidated sales for generic drug maker Ranbaxy Labs totaled $588 million in the second quarter ended June 30, a 28% rise over the year-ago period, the company said.

August 14, 2012

Upsher-Smith Labs has finalized its purchase of a British company that makes drugs for central nervous system and inflammatory disorders, the former said Tuesday.

August 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing a regulatory application from Teva for a contraceptive drug, the company said Monday.

August 13, 2012

Regulators have approved a biotech drug made by Genentech for treating a complication related to diabetes.

August 13, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a voice-guided injection device made by Sanofi for severe allergic reactions, the drug maker said Monday.

August 13, 2012

An experimental drug therapy under development by Novartis for liver transplant patients appears to provide similar efficacy and better kidney function, compared with a drug made by Astellas Pharma, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial.

August 13, 2012

Oreo is at the halfway point of its 100-day campaign that aims to illustrate moments that are making history today through the eyes of the brand.

August 13, 2012

Skin care maker Own has appointed Gerry Chesser as its new CEO, effective immediately.

August 13, 2012

In honor of the London 2012 Olympic Games being the first in modern history in which women competed in as many sports as men, Procter & Gamble’s hair care brand Pantene celebrated the success of its 11 athlete beauty ambassadors —10 of whom competed in London — for their 12 medals and embodiment of Pantene motto “Healthy is the New Beautiful.”

August 13, 2012

Pampers is teaming up with Olympians and moms Jennie Finch and Dominique Moceanu to pay homage to Team USA while continuing to celebrate the unique spirit of play found within each and every baby.

August 13, 2012

Pfizer will be the next consumer healthcare company to reach the market with a switched proton-pump inhibitor.

August 13, 2012

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries will take Taro Pharmaceutical Industries private, under a merger agreement between the two companies announced Sunday.

August 10, 2012

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Marvel Custom Solutions on Thursday announced the 13th collaborative issue of an “Avengers” comic book, available only through AAFES locations.

August 10, 2012

BioScrip on Wednesday posted $155.9 million in second-quarter revenue, up 18.5% compared with the prior year.

August 10, 2012

DunnhumbyUSA has appointed a new VP business development.