April 7, 2011

CVS Caremark's retail-based clinic operator, MinuteClinic, has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance the healthcare services provided to patients in communities throughout Chicagoland and central Illinois.

April 7, 2011

Marukome has introduced an easy-to-use miso product.

April 7, 2011

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Wednesday recommended that DSE Healthcare Solutions, which markets both Cystex urinary pain relief tablets and Cystex liquid cranberry complex with Proantinox, modify its advertising to better distinguish the two products.

April 7, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Johnson Products has inked a multiyear deal with NBA star Carmelo Anthony to be the corporate spokesman, lending his voice and celebrity status to the Ultra Sheen Men line.

April 7, 2011

Texas policymakers seeking to contain Medicaid costs should utilize community pharmacists to achieve both savings and optimal health outcomes, the National Community Pharmacists Association suggested on Thursday.

April 7, 2011

Crystal Light Pure has added three new fruity flavors to its line.

April 7, 2011

Retailers may be worried that the late Easter holiday could negatively impact sales, but a new survey conducted on behalf of the National Retail Federation noted that consumers intend to spend more this year than in 2010.

April 7, 2011

Pfizer is partnering with San Diego biotech company Zacharon Pharmaceuticals to develop treatments for rare genetic disorders Zacharon said Thursday.

April 7, 2011

Sales at Rite Aid fell during fiscal year 2011, according to financial results announced Thursday, but it appears the company may have gained some momentum, reversing negative same-store sales trends in the fourth quarter.

April 7, 2011

Illinois Circuit Judge John Belz on Tuesday ruled that Illinois pharmacists could refuse to dispense the emergency contraceptive Plan B, despite a 2005 edict that required pharmacists to dispense Plan B, regardless of their religious beliefs, according to published reports.

April 7, 2011

When shopping for soap, bath and shower products, scent and moisturizing capabilities are cited most often as influencing purchase decisions, according to a recent Mintel survey.

April 7, 2011

A treatment made by Shionogi for chronic, severe drooling in children and teenagers with neurological conditions has become available, the drug maker said Thursday.

April 7, 2011

Four Supervalu banners are looking to boost healthy eating among children by offering parents fresh ideas for nutritious snacking.

April 7, 2011

Target's March sales dropped 4.5% to $5.95 billion, compared with the year-ago period.

April 7, 2011

Kotex's U by Kotex line is getting stylish.

April 7, 2011

Walgreens VP clinical affairs David Lorber will present during the Pinsonault Associates Managed Markets Summit on April 12 in Miami, Fla., the retailer announced Thursday.

April 7, 2011

Wrigley is packing a new type of gum in its "down under" market.

April 6, 2011

Washington-based healthcare accrediting organization URAC has awarded specialty pharmacy and mail-service pharmacy accreditation to BioScrip, the specialty pharmacy provider said Wednesday.

April 6, 2011

April marks Family Moments Month, and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is celebrating with the Blu-ray and DVD release of several films for the whole family to enjoy.

April 6, 2011

Coca-Cola has developed 100% recyclable display racks for use in U.S. grocery and convenience stores.

April 6, 2011

Fresh & Easy is bringing back its Design-a-Bag contest, which invites customers to design and vote on the grocer's next reusable bag that will be sold in its stores.

April 6, 2011

Generex Biotechnology has revamped its corporate website to underscore the company's focus on the development and approval of its diabetes and immunotherapeutic vaccine products pipeline.

April 6, 2011

An eco-friendly children's brand that develops books, plush toys and animated content has expanded its distribution to more than 650 retailers.

April 6, 2011

HealthyWage, an online network that pays members who improve their health, on Tuesday announced registration now is under way for its "Houston Matchup" competition — a citywide weight-loss contest that will reward top-performing teams with a total of $18,000 in cash prizes.