April 11, 2011

Mederma Skin Care scars gel and Mederma stretch marks therapy now are available in Canada at such retailers as Shoppers Drug Mart, London Drugs, Walmart and Pharma Plus, according to Merz Pharma Canada.

April 11, 2011

In an effort to reward those that take everyday conservation actions, Procter & Gamble's Future Friendly program has announced a national partnership with Recyclebank.

April 11, 2011

Part of its 50th anniversary as a baby care brand, Pampers has launched its Little Miracle Missions program.

April 11, 2011

A drug originally developed by scientists in the Soviet Union to treat allergies and currently under investigation by Pfizer and Medivation did not yield significant results in a late-stage clinical trial of patients with Huntington disease, a disorder that leads to cognitive decline, the companies said Monday.

April 11, 2011

Pharmavite on Monday named Bill Tullis as its new EVP sales.

April 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an oral contraceptive made by Sandoz, the company said Friday.

April 11, 2011

Genzyme now officially is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi-Aventis.

April 11, 2011

Following the success of its 13-store test in 2010, Sears has announced that it now is expanding its in-store cosmetic departments to more than 100 stores and online.

April 11, 2011

Walmart is looking to distinguish itself from the competition.

April 11, 2011

Winn-Dixie on Monday announced that its pharmacy will offer specially designed medication disposal envelopes to help its customers safely dispose of unused, outdated or unwanted medications.

April 8, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider Assured Pharmacy will reduce its stock through a reverse stock split, the company said Thursday.

April 8, 2011

The Emerson Group announced that former Actavis executive Brad Blake has joined the company.

April 8, 2011

A grape soda brand has gotten a makeover.

April 8, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday launched two plans aimed at reducing health disparities.

April 8, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has granted tentative approval to a generic antibiotic made by Hi-Tech Pharmacal, the drug maker said Friday.

April 8, 2011

Supermarket chain Hy-Vee has brought in Australian-born celebrity chef Curtis Stone to develop recipes designed to put the fun in cooking at home, the company said Friday.

April 8, 2011

Impax Labs will collaborate with a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of unique gelatin-based dosage forms.

April 8, 2011

Anyone who has ever managed a retail operation at the store level knows — perception is reality.

April 8, 2011

Nestle Performance Nutrition and its PowerBar brand have teamed up to introduce a new energy bar for women.

April 8, 2011

A line of inflatable inserts that prevent boots from wrinkling and creasing have gained distribution in Duane Reade.

April 8, 2011

Lance is getting creative with its sandwich crackers.

April 8, 2011

The news that CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners is important as it reflects a larger focus within the U.S. healthcare landscape: medical homes, or for a growing number of Americans, the lack thereof.

April 8, 2011

A Georgetown University Health Policy Institute study of Florida’s Medicaid Managed Care pilot program should raise doubts for states considering the use of for-profit managed care companies to reduce Medicaid costs, the National Community Pharmacists Association cautioned on Friday.

April 8, 2011

Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk has received the Corporate Leadership Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation in response to its research and development efforts for the disease, the company said Friday.