January 14, 2013

Amid an unusually strong flu season that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called an epidemic, supplies of flu vaccines are running low, and some people hoping to get immunized are having trouble finding them.

January 11, 2013

The worst of the flu season may be over, at least for those in the South.

January 11, 2013

Most U.S. moms are concerned about breastfeeding in public even though they understand that breastfeeding is the best way to feed their babies, according to the 2012 Lansinoh Breastfeeding Study.

January 11, 2013

Wegmans Food Markets upgraded its complimentary shopper's app to help expedite the grocery trip.

January 9, 2013

Procter & Gamble has announced that current P&G director Johnathan Rodgers has decided not to seek re-election at P&G’s annual shareholder meeting in October 2013, choosing to retire from the board at that time.

January 3, 2013

Safeway late Wednesday announced that Steve Burd, its long-time chairman and CEO, will retire at the company's annual stockholders meeting on May 14, 2013.

December 28, 2012

Publix Super Markets on Thursday announced it has signed a lease for a second store in the Charlotte, N.C. area.

December 18, 2012

A new product makes gripping such things as eating utensils, pens and toothbrushes easier for people with arthritis.

December 12, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation, in partnership with the PROTECT Initiative, issued a reminder for Americans this holiday season about the importance of safe medicine storage at home and on-the-go, as part of the Up and Away and Out of Sight educational programs.

December 12, 2012

Thousands of patients in Los Angeles with serious, chronic diseases could soon find themselves unable to get their drugs from community pharmacies, advocates for the pharmacies said.

December 7, 2012

The state health department in Massachusetts has made changes to the state's pharmacy board and leveled sanctions against three pharmacies in the wake of a nationwide meningitis outbreak traced to a compounding pharmacy in the state, the department said.

December 7, 2012

Mark Hollis, retired Publix president and director emeritus, passed away early this morning at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, according to the company. He was 78.

December 6, 2012

The Enterprise division manages the largest and most dynamic clients at AthenaHealth.

December 5, 2012

Patients once considered "aspirin resistant" may not be resistant to aspirin after all, according to a study published online by Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. Rather, the protective coating around the aspirin to prevent stomach issues may be delaying the absorption of aspirin, leading clinicians to believe that patients are aspirin resistant.

December 4, 2012

The influenza season is officially underway as flu incidence is already above the national threshold, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters during a teleconference Monday.

November 29, 2012

Use of electronic health records 
improves medical outcomes among patients with diabetes, according to a recent study conducted by Kaiser Permanente.


November 28, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced it is partnering with the National Osteoporosis Foundation in hosting a free webinar for pharmacists and nurse practitioners around updated recommendations and research of calcium and vitamin D.

November 28, 2012

Nutramax Laboratories on Wednesday announced the nationwide launch of Cosequin for Dogs into Walmart stores.

November 21, 2012

Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for spring/summer 2013.

November 16, 2012

Mike Cirilli has joined Rite Aid as senior director of OTC and private label, Rite Aid said.

November 15, 2012

Publix on Thursday announced six new officer positions that will begin work in 2013 across human resources, information technology and retail operations.

November 13, 2012

Students participating in a school challenge developed by the Walk with Walgreens program and Alliance for a Healthier Generation helped add nearly 1,800 hours of walking to schools’ daily routine over the course of the six-week program.

November 8, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline on Thursday announced the five recipients of its annual GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards.

November 8, 2012

Recent research from the Rothman Institute at Jefferson has shown aspirin to be just as effective in preventing clots — specifically pulmonary emboli, life-threatening blood clots that can develop in the arteries of the lungs following joint replacement surgery — Thomas Jefferson University announced Wednesday.