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February 17, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P, which just revealed plans to shutter 32 stores in six states, has bolstered its merchandising and marketing team with the appointment of six new executives.

February 17, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a psychiatric drug for treating bipolar disorder when used in combination with one of two other drugs.

February 17, 2011

It seems that Facebook users love Oreo.

February 17, 2011

Savient Pharmaceuticals announced changes to its management team as it gears up for the commercial launch of its chronic gout treatment.

February 16, 2011

Amicus Therapeutics received good results from its mid-stage trial of a drug for a rare, genetic disorder, the drug maker said Wednesday.

February 16, 2011

A new public service campaign created by Clearasil in conjunction with MTV Networks, which promotes awareness and education about issues affecting young adults, made its debut this week.

February 15, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P has filed a motion seeking court approval to close 32 stores in six states as the company continues to implement its financial and operational restructuring. The store closures are expected to be completed in the company's fiscal first quarter, subject to court approval.

February 15, 2011

Philips Lighting announced that one of its LED bulbs now will carry the Energy Star label.

February 15, 2011

Watson's global generics business drove the drug maker's net revenue in the fourth quarter, according to a financial earnings release.

February 14, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P reported in a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that Brenda Galgano, SVP, CFO and treasurer, will resign, effective March 27.

February 11, 2011

Bills introduced in the legislatures of nearly a dozen states have pharmacy benefit managers and the generic drug industry fearing that the bills could lead to limits on doctors’ abilities to prescribe generics through e-prescribing.

February 10, 2011

Actavis has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market a generic version of a popular gastroesophageal reflux disease treatment.

February 10, 2011

Over-the-counter generic versions of a line of products used to treat congestion do not infringe on the patents covering the branded versions, a federal court ruled Wednesday.

February 10, 2011

Kraft Foods is building on the success of its vitamin-infused gums for Trident by expanding another gum brand's portfolio with a nutrient-filled, "ridiculously long-lasting gum," according to the company.

February 9, 2011

Church & Dwight celebrated an earnings per share increase of 10% to $3.75 per share by ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday.

February 8, 2011

Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions is donating $5 million toward the construction of a new school of pharmacy in New Jersey.

February 7, 2011

This month, expect to see performance pantyhose in the hosiery aisle at Duane Reade.

February 7, 2011

Wegmans last week announced that its customers boosted hunger relief donations by 12% during the company's 2010 checkout campaign.

February 4, 2011

Briarpatch is bringing five new riddle-solving I Spy games to the market.

February 4, 2011

Coppertone, which is made by Merck's Consumer Care division, is gearing up for summer with its new foaming lotion sunscreens.

February 4, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic weight-loss drug made by Elite Pharmaceuticals.

February 4, 2011

Bankrupt grocer A&P has announced the election of Greg Rayburn to its board of directors, replacing Dr. Jens-Jürgen Böckel, who has resigned from the board.

February 3, 2011

Bayer HealthCare on Wednesday launched the Said/Heard Mishaps contest on its Alka-Seltzer Facebook page. The contest gives entrants the opportunity to trade those miscommunication experiences that may have caused some gastrointestinal distress for a chance to win $5,000.

February 3, 2011

Merck’s vaccine for human papillomavirus is 89% effective in preventing genital warts in teenage boys and young men, according to a new study.

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