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September 16, 2011

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Pharmaceuticals subsidiary, issued a voluntary, nationwide recall of multiple lots of oral contraceptives at the retail level.

September 13, 2011

Pharmavite late Tuesday announced it has chosen Opelika, Ala., as the location for its new manufacturing and packaging facility.

July 8, 2011

The rate of obesity among adults has increased across 16 states, with no states seeing a drop, according to a new report released by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

June 20, 2011

The National Consumers League recently launched the Script Your Future initiative to raise awareness among patients about the impact of not taking their medications as prescribed, and now the first-of-its-kind campaign is kicking off in several markets around the country.


June 17, 2011

A line of all-natural, 100% juice blends has arrived in more than 290 Publix stores across four states.

June 14, 2011

Top Five Labs on Monday announced its intent to expand distribution of its XRP Energy product — endorsed by former National Football League quarterback Brett Favre — nationwide after a successful test launch in select convenience stores and marts throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

June 6, 2011

The vaccines division of drug maker Sanofi donated vaccine doses on behalf of the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation to Direct Relief International, which will aid victims of the recent storms in the Southeast and Midwest.

May 23, 2011

Members of a local coalition in Providence, R.I., launched on Monday the Script Your Future campaign, which is part of a national effort to educate consumers on the importance of medication adherence.

May 20, 2011

Researchers at the University of Alabama in Birmingham found that controlling fat intake could help cut one's risk of developing diabetes.

May 3, 2011

Walgreens has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid those affected by the storms and tornadoes that recently hit the Southeast.

May 2, 2011

The philanthropic arm of retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid is donating $100,000 in money and supplies to victims of tornadoes in Alabama and Tennessee, the company said Friday.

April 29, 2011

CVS Caremark's Charitable Trust, the private foundation managed by CVS Caremark, has donated $75,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts in Alabama for communities impacted by tornadoes earlier this week.

April 15, 2011

CVS Caremark announced on Friday that it has agreed to pay $17.5 million, to be allocated among the federal government and 10 participating states, to resolve a civil complaint concerning how its CVS/pharmacy retail pharmacies submitted reimbursement claims in certain states for prescriptions filled for "dual eligible" patients who have coverage under both Medicaid and a third-party insurance plan.

April 8, 2011

A grape soda brand has gotten a makeover.

April 8, 2011

Nine people died in Alabama last month after taking a compounded injectable supplement contaminated with bacteria, according to published reports.

March 28, 2011

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation on Wednesday announced that the first-ever Walk with Walgreens Family Fun Day & Health Fair will take place April 10 at 14 locations across Florida.

March 24, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for cardiovascular disease made by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals.

March 23, 2011

Indie Candy is taking on Easter with its new allergen-free Easter candy line.

March 4, 2011

A subsidiary of Endo Pharmaceuticals has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration for an oral contraceptive.

January 31, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated the nation’s influenza status.

January 19, 2011

A gourmet candy maker has unveiled its 2011 lineup for Valentine's Day.

December 3, 2010

Pharmacy benefit manager SXC Health Solutions will acquire Birmingham, Ala.-based specialty pharmacy provider MedfusionRx for $100 million, SXC said Thursday.

September 30, 2010

Winn-Dixie on Thursday celebrated the completion of its 9,000-sq.-ft. expansion and remodel here, featuring such...

September 16, 2010

Parents looking to take the fright out of shopping for Halloween candy can look no...

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