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September 7, 2011

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association has named Ralph Neas as its new president and CEO, the group said Wednesday.

September 7, 2011

Gurwitch Products, the prestige cosmetics company whose portfolio includes Laura Mercier and RéVive brands, has announced the appointment of Kim Waite as VP global communications.

September 7, 2011

Hannibal Regional Medical Group has announced that on Sept. 13 it will open its first “The Clinic at Walmart” inside a Walmart in Hannibal, Mo.

September 7, 2011

Kraft Foods chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld said that taking the company's performance to the next level required "a bold approach," referring to last month's announcement to split the business into two independent, publicly traded entities.

September 7, 2011

Naturade on Wednesday announced the mass-market introduction of HealthSmart, a doctor-formulated daily protein ready-to-drink shake that will serve as a comprehensive source of nutrition for active adults.

September 7, 2011

Lumene, a beauty brand from Finland that came to the U.S. beauty market in 2003 through an exclusive deal with CVS/pharmacy, has announced that its new Sensitive Touch 5 Min SOS cream will be available at CVS/pharmacy in October.

September 7, 2011

Associated Food Stores president and CEO Richard Parkinson announced he will retire from his position after serving in the role for nearly two decades.

September 7, 2011

Phusion Projects, the maker of Four Loko flavored malt beverages, has introduced a new product that comes in a smaller can size with lower alcohol by volume.

September 7, 2011

Red Carpet Manicure is bringing the professional salon experience to the mass market with its new at-home LED gel polish manicure and pedicure system.

September 7, 2011

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm is donating $50,000 to Hurricane Irene relief efforts, Rite Aid said Wednesday.

September 7, 2011

After ending its five-week fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association's efforts to develop treatments and assist people coping with neuromuscular diseases, Safeway announced that its stores raised $10.4 million for the organization.

September 7, 2011

A specialty biopharmaceutical company has elected two members to its board of directors.

September 7, 2011

Facial tissue brand Scotties has launched the Laura Ashley Collection, an exclusive line that will be sold at Target this month.

September 7, 2011

Stop & Shop has expanded its A+ School Rewards program and is introducing healthy store tours for kids.

September 7, 2011

Total revenues of the top 100 brands in the nationwide Catalina Network of food, drug and mass grew by just 0.7% during the 12-month period ended in early July, according to new research by Catalina.

September 7, 2011

The American Academy of Physician Assistants released on Wednesday its "2010 Census Report and Salary Report," which revealed that, even in a down economy, the profession continues to rapidly grow.

September 7, 2011

Patients using an integrated healthcare system that uses its own pharmacy and electronic health records get their medications filled at a higher rate than those in nonintegrated systems, according to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

September 7, 2011

Upsher-Smith Labs, maker of the AmLactin family of moisturizers, has announced the launch of the AmLactin Facebook page.

September 7, 2011

Velcro has introduced a new solution designed for securely hanging framed pictures, photos and posters.

September 7, 2011

Walgreens on Tuesday and Wednesday posted two new 30-second spots touting its pharmacies' Web pickup capabilities.

September 7, 2011

Walt Disney Studios is slated to release three films on Blu-ray and the latest seasons of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Private Practice" on DVD.

September 7, 2011

Winn-Dixie Stores on Wednesday upped the ante in its pursuit of administering more flu shots this year — through Sept. 20 guests who use their Customer Reward Card when getting a seasonal flu vaccination will pay a $5-discounted rate of $24.99 for the shot and will receive five free bonus grocery items — fresh fruit, orange juice, hand sanitizer, wipes and tissues — valued at $12.71.

September 6, 2011

Hemispherx Biopharma and Armada Health Care have entered a sales and marketing agreement for a drug designed to treat genital warts.

September 6, 2011

Overweight people with lower back pain is more intense than people of normal weight with back pain, according to a recent study published in the Sept. 15 issue of Spine.

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