Health & Wellness

02/24/2014 - 5:41am

It appears this year's flu season will officially wind down toward the beginning of March.

02/23/2014 - 4:36pm

O'Connor Companies' new product GoGargle! was named Best New Product last week at the ECRM Cough-Cold, Analgesics and Allergy meeting.

02/21/2014 - 11:26am

Sam's Club has named David Badeen VP health care. Badeen will be responsible for pharmacy, OTC, optical and hearing centers, as well as third party contracting and pricing.

02/21/2014 - 10:36am

Only one-third of adults between the ages of 18 and 64 have gotten their flu shot this season, which is a contributing factor to why this year's flu activity has hit young adults particularly hard, according to Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

02/20/2014 - 2:09pm

FLAVORx, a supplier of custom flavoring systems, announced that it will partner with more than 150 pharmacy schools and pharmacy technician programs to bring flavoring to classrooms and labs.

02/20/2014 - 12:16pm

In most exchange plans, consumers will face paying a percentage of the costs — often called co-insurance — rather than fixed-dollar co-payments for many specialty medications used to treat rare and complex diseases.

02/20/2014 - 12:01pm

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ Carol Kelly has joined the Society for Women’s Health Research board of directors.

02/19/2014 - 12:00pm

Walgreens and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care have announced that all of the more than 50 primary care worksite health centers managed by Take Care Employer Solutions Group, a division of Walgreens that provides workplace health solutions, have received medical home accreditation.

02/19/2014 - 11:37am

The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program recommended that truDERMA discontinue certain claims for the company’s Troxyphen dietary supplement, including claims that the product is “safe and clinically researched.”

02/19/2014 - 11:20am

The N.E.W. Life Center, a Flint-based ministry supported by Diplomat Pharmacy, on Tuesday expanded its facility, the specialty retailer announced.