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September 26, 2011

As consumers and patients increasingly use social media as a healthcare tool and resource, a survey by Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and CVS Caremark researchers found a need to improve site guidelines, as there is great variability in the standards used to ensure a site effectively provides information and answers to important health-related questions.

September 26, 2011

Retailers should expect small gains in 2011 holiday sales, according to a Deloitte forecast issued Monday.

September 26, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Johnson & Johnson for treating ulcerative colitis in children.

September 26, 2011

Despite flooding from severe weather in several parts of Pennsylvania earlier this month, nearly 600 people ran in their underwear in Philadelphia in support of those who have been affected by colon cancer.

September 26, 2011

Frozen pizza brand Freschetta has kicked off a breast cancer awareness program through which it will donate funds to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

September 26, 2011

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems has appointed a new CEO, iGPS said.

September 26, 2011

The board of directors of Ingles Markets declared a quarterly cash dividend per share on all of its class A common stock and class B common stock.

September 26, 2011

The Apothecary Shops founder and CEO John Musil was named CEO of the Year among leaders of private companies at the Arizona Corporate Excellence Awards, The Apothecary Shops said Monday.

September 26, 2011

Kroger has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, the grocer announced Monday.

September 26, 2011

Health 2.0 and Walgreens on Monday announced Chicago-based Team mHealthCoach as the winner of the Walgreens Health Guide Challenge. The winners receive a cash award of $25,000, plus an opportunity to spend an hour with Walgreens chief information officer Timothy Theriault.

September 26, 2011

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release the latest “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” DVD on Jan. 3, 2012.

September 26, 2011

Procter & Gamble has inked a master collaboration agreement with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

September 26, 2011

Procter & Gamble on Monday announced its Vicks-brand NyQuil and DayQuil will pick up on its “Most Dedicated Fan” Contest with Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.

September 26, 2011

Pepsi unveiled its latest television ad, which celebrates the brand's rich music history, during the premiere of Fox's "The X Factor."

September 26, 2011

Publix announced that it once again is offering immunizations against the flu this season.

September 26, 2011

Safeway has appointed Kent Bradley as its new chief medical officer.

September 26, 2011

The U.S. Senate last week adopted a resolution designating the month of October 2011 as “National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month” to raise attention to the problem of prescription medicine abuse, especially by teenagers.

September 26, 2011

Details for Target's entry into Canada continue to fall into place as the retailer announced last week a long-term wholesale distribution agreement with Sobeys.

September 26, 2011

Pharmacists involved in a Wisconsin project focused on seniors' health will use a Web-based software platform to help elderly patients stick to their medication regimens.

September 26, 2011

Yoplait has introduced its latest fruit and yogurt smoothie flavor.

September 23, 2011

Coca-Cola has reduced the price of its mini cans.

September 23, 2011

Coca-Cola has teamed up with United Nation's organization UN Women to promote women's economic empowerment.

September 23, 2011

Ethnic hair care brand Dr. Miracle’s is evolving beyond hair repair positioning and driving the brand forward with a relaunch comprised of multitiered innovation initiatives and updates to formulas, packaging and advertising.

September 23, 2011

Energizer has rolled out a new mobile marketing campaign on Apple's iAd network to emphasize its partnership with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.

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