March 5, 2013

The Global Market Development Center on Friday announced five new member representatives to its board for a two-year term.

March 4, 2013

Erba Vita announced its entry into the U.S. market with a line of supplements, including Propolis, a resinous material collected by honeybees from tree buds and other plant sources shown to benefit the immune system.

March 4, 2013

President Obama will nominate Walmart Foundation president Sylvia Mathews Burwell as director of the Office of Management and Budget on Monday, according to published reports.

March 1, 2013

Eight directors were elected to serve on the board for AmerisourceBergen for a one-year term at the company's annual shareholders' meeting, the wholesaler announced.

March 1, 2013

Krispy Kreme on Thursday announced the introduction of Glazed Banana Kreme Pies, available for a limited time at select mass merchants, grocery and convenience stores.

February 27, 2013

Nordic Naturals and Lipid Technologies on Tuesday developed a partnership to ensure that practitioners have easy access to the Holman Omega-3 Blood Spot Test for their patients.

February 26, 2013

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Monday issued a trio of controversial recommendations regarding supplementing with vitamin D and calcium.

February 25, 2013

The generic drug tidal wave became a tsunami in 2012, with some of the world's top-selling pharmaceuticals swamped by generic competition, and health plan payers scrambling to reap billions of dollars in financial savings.

February 21, 2013

Albertsons named the division presidents who will lead the 877 stores it will acquire from Supervalu after the purchase agreement closes next month, the company said. The two companies agreed to the purchase in January.

February 21, 2013

SoftSheen-Carson Laboratories has hired Cynthia Bailey to promote its Optimum Salon Haircare line and launch a new product collection based on an oil traditionally used in India, the company said.

February 15, 2013

U.S. marshals, acting on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration, on Thursday seized tainted products from Globe All Wellness in Hollywood, Fla.

February 14, 2013

Ulta Beauty announced Chuck Rubin will step down as president, CEO and director, effective Feb. 21, to become CEO at Michaels Stores, a specialty retailer of arts and crafts.

February 12, 2013

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has added a University of California at Los Angeles medical professor to its board of directors, the Israeli drug maker said.

February 11, 2013

CCA Industries, a manufacturer of health and beauty aids, announced on Monday the sudden death of president and CEO Dunnan D. Edell.

February 11, 2013

Home nutrition support team interventions improved patient care and potentially prevented an estimated 429 hospital days over a three-month period, at a cost savings of more than $850,000, according to new data presented by Walgreens Infusion Services at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Clinical Nutrition Week meeting Monday in Phoenix.

February 7, 2013

MeadWestvaco Corporation on Thursday launched its inaugural consumer satisfaction study, “Packaging Matters.”

February 6, 2013

Adults should consume less than 2,000 mg of sodium, or 5 grams of salt, and at least 3,510 mg of potassium per day, according to new guidelines issued by the World Health Organization.

February 5, 2013

A JAMA report released suggested a high intake of supplemental calcium is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease death in men was criticized by several dietary supplement agencies for being inconclusive.

February 1, 2013

Rite Aid on Thursday announced the appointment of Yong Choe as VP federal affairs and public policy. Choe previously served as director of business outreach and member services for the Republican Study Committee, chaired by Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, and worked in various roles in the government affairs division of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores between 2003 and 2010. In his new position, he will report to EVP pharmacy Robert Thompson.

January 28, 2013

Healthcare supply chain software maker Supplylogix has appointed Denys Ashby as director of retail chain sales, the company said Monday.

January 23, 2013

A new study indicated that some parents may not be sufficiently concerned about misuse of narcotic painkillers by children and teenagers.

January 22, 2013

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. has signed on as a Goody's spokesman, Prestige Brands Holdings announced.

January 17, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Protein Sciences' Flublok, the first trivalent influenza vaccine made using an insect virus (baculovirus) expression system and recombinant DNA technology.

January 15, 2013

CVS Caremark was named Public Company Board of the Year in the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter’s Seventh Annual 2013 Director of the Year Awards.