March 3, 2011

Retail sales in February rose in most categories, despite winter storms and rising gas prices, according to MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse.

March 3, 2011

MinuteClinic announced that it is offering spring sports physicals at its facilities across the country to make it easier and more affordable for children and teenagers to head to the field and participate in organized sports.

March 3, 2011

Walgreens' latest mobile features have gained momentum among its pharmacy customers.

March 3, 2011

Through a new exclusive agreement with Green Secure Solutions, Winn-Dixie is implementing a patent-pending process to clean, sanitize and protect shopping carts, hand baskets, handicap carts, food trays and other equipment at its 484 stores.

March 2, 2011

Assured Pharmacy on Wednesday reported that its same-store sales during the month of December rose more than 12% from the year-ago period.

March 2, 2011

The Cardinal Health Foundation is calling on nonprofits in select areas to apply for grant funding to support local efforts to prevent the abuse and misuse of prescription medications.

March 2, 2011

Sales at club-based mass merchandiser Costco increased by 11% to $20.45 billion during the second quarter of fiscal year 2011, according to an earnings report Wednesday. For the first half of fiscal 2011, net sales increased to nearly $39.3 billion, from about $35.3 billion last year.

March 2, 2011

CVS Caremark has inked a three-year agreement with ActiveHealth Management, an independent subsidiary of Aetna, under which CVS Caremark will apply the evidence-based, clinical intelligence of the ActiveHealth CareEngine to healthcare claims for its PBM customers to identify opportunities for improved pharmacy care.

March 2, 2011

Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet lineup now includes a 2-oz., single-serve energy shot.

March 2, 2011

A group of drug makers have sued Mylan over its attempt to gain Food and Drug Administration approval for a generic menopause drug, Mylan said Tuesday.

March 2, 2011

Dulcolax has teamed up with the Colon Cancer Alliance and American fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo to encourage men and women to be proactive about their colon health by getting a colonoscopy.

March 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has taken action against makers of prescription drugs for cough-cold and allergies that don’t have regulatory approval, the agency said Wednesday.

March 2, 2011

Food Lion is continuing its 17-year corporate partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and once again serving as a sponsor, along with Thompson Hospitality, of the CIAA Women's Health and Wellness Symposium.

March 2, 2011

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March 2, 2011

This month, Harris Teeter is offering current and new members of its loyalty program a chance to win a year of free groceries.

March 2, 2011

Kmart is continuing its support of the March of Dimes by collaborating with the organization for the 28th time.

March 2, 2011

Kraft is taking a cream cheese brand to new heights with the introduction of a spoonable, easy-to-blend cooking cream.

March 2, 2011

Health-and-wellness retailer Max-Wellness on Tuesday announced a series of initiatives that vastly will expand the reach of the upstart company.

March 2, 2011

Specialty pharmacy services provider MedPro Rx announced that it has expanded its Web portal.

March 2, 2011

Following the warning letter it received last April, Perrigo announced that the Food and Drug Administration has arrived at the company's Allegan, Mich.-based facility for re-inspection.

March 2, 2011

Publix on Tuesday disclosed a 4.4% increase in its fourth-quarter sales, which reached $6.4 billion, while comparable-store sales for the quarter also rose 3.2%.

March 2, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration is warning that long-term use of a class of drugs for gastroesophageal reflux disease may decrease levels of magnesium in the body and increase the risk of such side effects as seizures and heart rhythm problems, according to published reports.

March 2, 2011

Stater Bros. chairman and CEO Jack Brown has joined the likes of Bob Hope, Will Rogers and Ronald Reagan as a recipient of the prestigious Patriot Award, the company announced.

March 2, 2011

Apna International has launched at Target a new fragrance collection called Tattooed By Inky, which features fragrances for both men and women.