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March 5, 2012

In the wake of tornadoes that hit communities in Kentucky on Friday, retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has donated to a local Red Cross chapter to assist victims.

March 5, 2012

Stop & Shop announced that its New England and New York Metro divisions and its customers were able to give back more than $22 million in 2011 into the hundreds of communities in which they operate.

March 5, 2012

A drug under development by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries appears safe and effective in treating allergies, according to results of a late-stage clinical trial released Monday.

March 5, 2012

Patients in Canada increasingly are tapping into the healthcare knowledge, expertise and services available at their local pharmacy, with many of them talking to their pharmacist about one or more healthcare issues other than filling a prescription, according to the findings of a new Nielsen survey commissioned by the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores.

March 5, 2012

Thomas Blischok on Friday joined the global management consulting firm Booz & Co.

March 5, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare North America on Monday launched Tums Freshers, a new tablet-size version of Tums that is 40% smaller than regular Tums and includes a cooling flavor for breath freshening.

March 5, 2012

Higher front-end sales for the month of February helped counter-balance lost revenue from Express Scripts prescriptions, Walgreeens reported Monday. Overall, the drug store chain reported a 1.5% sales increase to $5.9 billion.

March 5, 2012

Walgreens last week outlined how the company's research has demonstrated the ability of face-to-face pharmacy and Take Care Clinic programs to drive better health outcomes at the IMS Managed Markets Services/Data Niche Conference held here.

March 2, 2012

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday issued its latest update on the influenza season to date, or rather the lack thereof. For the week ended Feb. 25, visits for influenza-like illnesses have yet to crack the national baseline of 2.4% this season.

March 2, 2012

Diet Coke brought its heart health awareness program The Heart Truth to The Ohio State University for a fashion show.

March 2, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Food Lion, Harveys and Reid's with its eleventh consecutive Energy Star award.

March 2, 2012

Ethnic beauty brand Black Opal has kicked off its 2012 model search to find the new face of Black Opal.

March 2, 2012

Glory Foods has reintroduced its lower-sodium product line.

March 2, 2012

Organic food brand HappyFamily introduced 15 new products that are designed to offer functional, healthy meals and snacks for kids of all ages.

March 2, 2012

An organization representing independent pharmacies has joined a recently announced nationwide pharmacy network that aims to get patients to receive personalized care from their pharmacists.

March 2, 2012

Lipton is supporting its Lipton 100% Natural ready-to-drink bottled iced tea and new Lipton Tea and Honey iced tea mixes with a new campaign.

March 2, 2012

Two bills designed to protect "covered critical infrastructure" against cyber attacks by terrorists and others should remain focused on their key purpose and not be expanded to include data breach legislation or broad new privacy regimes, the National Retail Federation said.

March 2, 2012

Numi Organic Tea has introduced five new tea blends to its existing lineup of Pu-erh organic tea.

March 2, 2012

To help Americans walk more, Omron Healthcare and Bob Greene, Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer and author of the book "20 Years Younger," on Friday teamed to create four new videos to encourage Americans to put a spring in their step and start tracking their progress daily.

March 2, 2012

An organization representing independent retail pharmacies is criticizing a new ad by a pharmacy benefit manager industry group, calling the ad "irresponsible."

March 2, 2012

Perrigo announced that it has initiated market launch and made its first shipments of minoxidil 5% foam, which is a generic version of Rogaine 5% foam hair regrowth treatment, to its retail and wholesale customers. Minoxidil 5% foam is marketed under store- or own-label brands.

March 2, 2012

The highest circulation of any health magazine in America. That's a major commitment when you think how hard consumer magazines have been hit in recent years.

March 2, 2012

Scentsy Wickless has expanded its line to include new personal and laundry care fragrance products.

March 2, 2012

General merchandise retailers Shopko and Pamida have completed their merger that will create a $3 billion company that serves largely rural communities in 22 states.

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