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April 27, 2011

A biopharmaceutical company has appointed a new CFO.

April 25, 2011

CVS/pharmacy is taking its focus on preventive care to the streets with its 2011 To Your Health program, staging more than 800 events around the country and screening patients for diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, bone density and vision. Each To Your Health event offers customers access to as much as $150 worth of health screenings, as well as medical reviews with CVS pharmacists; consultations with doctors; dental and chiropractic screenings; and referrals for mammograms and pap smears in certain locations.


April 25, 2011

ShopRite is striving to help its shoppers shop right by focusing on health and wellness and added convenience. To help customers live healthier lives, the grocer has, at select locations, an on-site registered dietitian. 


Wakefern implemented the retail dietitian program in 2006, and today there are 20 retail dietitians working in 23 ShopRite locations.


March 15, 2011

A drug under investigation as a treatment for a rare genetic disorder that causes abnormally high triglyceride levels in the blood has received orphan-drug designation from the Food and Drug Administration.

February 28, 2011

CVS/pharmacy has announced the launch of the 2011 To Your Health program, offering free preventive health screenings at more than 800 events in communities across the country. The program is designed to help Americans determine their risk for chronic diseases and get them on a path to better health.

January 26, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals is seeking regulatory approval for a generic drug for high cholesterol.

January 6, 2011

Patients with one or more out of four chronic diseases studied who take their medications as prescribed may save the healthcare system as much as $7,800 per patient annually, according to findings of a new CVS Caremark study analyzing annual pharmacy and medical costs over a three-year period.

November 16, 2010

Patients taking an investigational treatment for cardiovascular disease showed big improvements in cholesterol levels, according...

September 6, 2010

With September marked as National Cholesterol Education Month, drug maker AstraZeneca is using the occasion...

August 23, 2010

Drug advertisements that tie disease risks with family history can influence consumers' choice of medications...

August 18, 2010

UnitedHealthcare and Affiliated Associations of America on Thursday announced that complimentary at-home health screening kits...

August 5, 2010

Biotech company Genzyme and Isis Pharmaceuticals have finished late-stage clinical trials of a cholesterol-lowering drug,...

June 20, 2010

A new cholesterol drug made by Eli Lilly and Kowa Pharmaceuticals America has become available,...

June 16, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is bringing its To Your Health community wellness program to the Philadelphia area starting...

June 9, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is bringing its To Your Health community wellness program to the Washington, D.C., area...

May 16, 2010

For the second time, Walgreens and AARP are teaming up to bring free preventive health...

May 10, 2010

A pooled analysis of 25 trials found that nut consumption may improve blood cholesterol levels....

May 4, 2010

A subsidiary of Watson Pharmaceuticals is challenging the patent to a drug for high cholesterol,...

March 31, 2010

MinuteClinic officially announced the introduction of new health-condition monitoring services for patients with diabetes, high...

March 18, 2010

Patients taking a common drug for treating high cholesterol may be at increased risk of...

March 8, 2010

Care offered to patients improved when physicians collaborated with community pharmacists, according to a Canadian...

February 10, 2010

Obese children carry a risk of dying before age 55 years, more than twice that...

February 9, 2010

CVS/pharmacy will be offering free health risk assessments and screenings to people in underserved areas...

February 9, 2010

A drug for treating a genetic cholesterol disorder decreased levels of “bad” LDL cholesterol in...

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