February 28, 2010

Q: Has the current STATE OF THE ECONOMY caused you to re-evaluate your business, perhaps...

February 28, 2010

February was a busy month for CVS Caremark. First it was a partyon Beale Street...

February 28, 2010

General Mills has extended its Fiber One line with new Fiber One 90 Calorie chewy...

February 28, 2010

Seventh Generation, a leading brand of environmentally responsible household products, has teamed up with Clean...

February 28, 2010

A Japanese drug maker hopes to buy up a pharmaceutical company based in New York...

February 28, 2010

AstraZeneca plans to buy Merck & Co.’s interest in several drug products that the two...

February 28, 2010

Despite recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and healthcare professionals, some Americans...

February 28, 2010

Iain Holding, president of Beiersdorf North America, and Joe Magnacca, chief merchandising officer of Duane...

February 28, 2010

Cigna is expanding its on-site health capabilities by acquiring Kronos Optimal Health—a move that demonstrates...

February 28, 2010

Gadgets are getting more sophisticated. While these products can do more, they also eat up...

February 28, 2010

Not even the threat of an H1N1 flu pandemic could shake today’s recession-minded employee from...

February 28, 2010

CVS Caremark may have closed the books on a fiscal 2009 that brimmed with a...

February 28, 2010

Prompted by fear of a severe outbreak of H1N1, Illinois health officials, along with other...

February 28, 2010

American retail pharmacy continued its slow but inexorable journey into the 21st century in 2009...

February 28, 2010

By all accounts, it’s been a very busy first half of the season for cough-cold manufacturers, even though the 52-week comparable period is only showing a 1.9% lift in overall sales across food, drug and mass (minus Walmart) for the period ended Jan. 24, according to Information Resources Inc. data. For the 2009-2010 season, the weekly percentage of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness peaked at the end of October 2009 at 7.7%, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. That peak was higher than the three previous influenza seasons as reported by the U.S. Outpatient ILI Surveillance Network.

February 28, 2010

As many baby boomers become caregivers, retail pharmacy has responded with a greater focus on durable medical equipment; Carex Health Brands has revamped its online presence at Carex.com in an effort to appeal to more caregivers; and complete wireless management of health conditions through such products as blood glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, weight scales and pedometers moved on step closer to reality at the beginning of the year with the Continua Health Alliance's announcement of its first end-to-end connected health solution based on the Continua architecture.

February 28, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug to...

February 28, 2010

Companies developing drugs to treat especially rare conditions may find winning regulatory approval in the...

February 28, 2010

Good Neighbor Pharmacy is highlighting the role of pharmacists in a patient's health care with...

February 28, 2010

Walgreens’ long campaign to overhaul and integrate its pharmacy and clinical health components culminated Monday...

February 28, 2010

A regional pharmacy powerhouse and a provider of strategic video merchandising solutions for retailers have...

February 28, 2010

Cereal unit sales may be flat, but manufacturers continue to find new ways to appeal...

February 28, 2010

Banking on pandemics is a bit like betting green at the Roulette table. It doesn’t...

February 28, 2010

For those personal care manufacturers looking to appeal to men, the potential “is staggering,” thanks...