April 18, 2014

Evidence-based interventions at the local and national levels provide promising strategies for reducing racial and ethnic health disparities related to HIV infection rates, immunization coverage, motor vehicle injuries and deaths, and smoking, according to a new report by the CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity released Thursday.

April 18, 2014

Merck on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has approved Ragwitek (short ragweed pollen allergen extract) tablet for sublingual use (12 Amb a 1-U).

April 18, 2014

President and CEO of Merck Serono, Belén Garijo, has been appointed an independent director of L'Oréal.

April 11, 2014

Several grocers have expanded their beauty selection by offering the new b-lēve skin care, formulated with proprietary natural grape extract technology to help battle aging skin.

April 11, 2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned her post, according to published reports.

April 9, 2014

OutcomesMTM on Tuesday recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2013.

April 8, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Tuesday named Daniel Fabricant the association's new CEO.

April 7, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has announced the elected officers for its board of directors for the 2014-2015 term: Ed Hamilton as president, Mark Cziraky as VP and Bruce Laughrey as treasurer.

April 7, 2014

OncologyRx Care Advantage, McKesson Specialty Health’s oral oncology products specialty pharmacy, on Monday announced that they have assisted under-insured patients in obtaining $40 million in financial assistance by helping them access financial assistance programs.

April 4, 2014

Hospital patients who participated in Walgreens' WellTransitions program were 46% less likely to experience an unplanned hospital readmission within 30 days of discharge, according to new company research released Friday.

April 3, 2014

Weis Markets on Wednesday announced the promotion of Brian Bosworth to director of center store sales; Maria Panko to senior manager private brands and specialty, organic, natural and ethnic foods; and John Evans to center store sales manager.

March 31, 2014

Helen of Troy — whose portfolio of personal care products includes Vidal Sassoon, Sure, Pert and Brut — has announced that its board has appointed CEO Julien Mininberg to serve on the board until the next annual meeting of shareholders.

March 28, 2014

More smokers would quit if state Medicaid programs covered more cessation treatments and removed barriers to coverage, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

March 21, 2014

March of Dimes New York Division is hosting in May its first Spirit of Beauty Luncheon in New York City.

March 19, 2014

First 5 San Diego and Safeway's Vons banner stores on Tuesday announced that they are going deeper into the community by partnering with the County of San Diego’s Live Well San Diego campaign.

March 14, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association has announced the selection of the 2014 Awards and Honors Program recipients.

March 6, 2014

McKesson on Wednesday announced that its board of directors has elected Anthony Coles as a new independent director, effective April 29, 2014.

March 5, 2014

Most people who abuse prescription opioid drugs get them for free from a friend or relative — but those at highest risk of overdose are as likely to get them from a doctor’s prescription, Centers for Disease Control researchers reported Monday in a research letter, “Sources of Prescription Opioid Pain Relievers by Frequency of Past-Year Nonmedical Use: United States, 2008-2011,” in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

March 4, 2014

Eden Sulzer, director of Cardinal Health’s Women in Pharmacy initiative, on Tuesday will discuss the unprecedented opportunity female pharmacists have to assume community pharmacy ownership roles during a panel discussion at the 2014 International Women's Day Forum, taking place at the United Nations.

March 4, 2014

Consulting and research firm Kline & Co. has announced the promotion of Karen Doskow to director, Consumer Products in Kline’s Market Research division.

March 3, 2014

Diplomat Pharmacy on Friday announced it will be hosting college students from across the nation this week.

February 28, 2014

Mead Johnson Nutrition on Friday expanded the size of its board from 11 to 12 members and appointed Michael Grobstein as its newest director.

February 27, 2014

This week, Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B and Crest 3D White brands announced a donation of $500,000 to benefit the Pies Descalzos Foundation, which was founded by recording artist and 3D White Global Ambassador Shakira.

February 21, 2014

Only one-third of adults between the ages of 18 and 64 have gotten their flu shot this season, which is a contributing factor to why this year's flu activity has hit young adults particularly hard, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.