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October 24, 2010

In order to better facilitate the purchasing of independent community pharmacies, a group that represents...

October 24, 2010

In a highly anticipated move to new leadership, the National Community Pharmacists Association has named...

October 24, 2010

Identigene, the first company to bring at-home paternity test kits to retail, recently launched another...

Identigene, the first company to bring at-home paternity test kits to retail, recently launched another trailblazing at-home test kit: Identigene’s STD test.

October 24, 2010

Cirrus Healthcare Products recently announced the launch of Tinnitex, one of the first ear care...

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y. —Cirrus Healthcare Products recently announced the launch of Tinnitex, one of the first ear care products designed to help relieve tinnitus, otherwise known as ringing in the ears. The new product is scheduled to ship in the first half of 2011.

October 24, 2010

Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook...

October 21, 2010

Seven months after President Obama signed the massive health-reform bill into law, Americans remain deeply...

WASHINGTON Seven months after President Obama signed the massive health-reform bill into law, Americans remain deeply divided over the controversial overhaul and its potential benefits, a new poll from the Associated Press and the GfK Group revealed.

 

October 21, 2010

The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic...

ATLANTA The rate of diabetes among Americans is on an upswing and likely will reach epic proportions by 2050, costing the government millions.

 

October 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new contraceptive from Warner Chilcott, the drug...

ARDEE, Ireland The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new contraceptive from Warner Chilcott, the drug maker said Friday.

 

The company said it plans to launch Lo Loestrin Fe (norethindrone acetate and ethinyl estradiol tablets, ethinyl estradiol tablets and ferrous fumarate tablets) early next year. The company said the contraceptive contains the lowest dosage of estrogen — 10 micrograms — of any oral contraceptive currently available in the U.S. market.

 

 

October 21, 2010

The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT The dramatic rise in the prevalence of diabetes over the next several decades is likely to place huge strains on the U.S. healthcare system, costing the country hundreds of billions of dollars every year. It also means the diabetes market will continue to be a hot bed for innovation for decades to come.

(THE NEWS: Diabetes prevalence among Americans may increase to 33%, CDC study finds. For the full story, click here)

October 21, 2010

Leave it to our creative retail neighbors to the north to find a fun way...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Leave it to our creative retail neighbors to the north to find a fun way to merchandise over-the-counter products and wellness.

(THE NEWS: In sweeping overhaul of its retail mission, Rexall unveils ‘Healthy Living’ prototype. For the full story, click here)

October 20, 2010

Multivitamin maker Centrum is encouraging women to pledge an hour toward an activity that is...

MADISON, N.J. Multivitamin maker Centrum is encouraging women to pledge an hour toward an activity that is important to them.

October 20, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the importance of pharmacy-patient interaction at this...

WASHINGTON The National Association of Chain Drug Stores emphasized the importance of pharmacy-patient interaction at this year's Senate Health Fair, held last week in Washington, D.C.

October 20, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration could decide that some generic drugs are not equivalent to...

BETHESDA, Md. The Food and Drug Administration could decide that some generic drugs are not equivalent to their branded counterparts, according to published reports.

 

October 20, 2010

A pharmacy that specializes in serving patients with chronic medical conditions has received accreditation status...

October 19, 2010

A specialty pharmacy provider is creating an online tool to train and educate new and...

October 19, 2010

AmerisourceBergen and its community pharmacy network program, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, will fund several education and...

October 19, 2010

Americans can lower their total medical costs significantly by taking simple steps to prevent or...

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. Americans can lower their total medical costs significantly by taking simple steps to prevent or manage disease and by switching to generic drugs whenever possible, new research from health insurance giant Cigna confirmed.

October 19, 2010

Katz Group Canada’s flagship Rexall drug store chain has unveiled a new retail format aimed...

October 19, 2010

A drug store chain and a leading provider of mobile drug reference tools and interactive...

October 18, 2010

It’s a ruling that could bolster the retail pharmacy industry’s long campaign to extend full...

October 18, 2010

October is American Pharmacists Month, and Kinney Drugs has spent it educating patients about the...

October 18, 2010

McNeil Consumer Healthcare has pulled a lot of Tylenol off the market, following complaints of...

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. McNeil Consumer Healthcare has pulled a lot of Tylenol off the market, following complaints of a musty odor.

McNeil said the uncharacteristic odor is thought to be caused by the presence of trace amounts of a chemical called 2,4,6-tribromoanisole. The lot of Tylenol 8-Hour, 50-count bottles are part of lot number BCM155 and carry the following UPC code: 3 0045-0297-51 8.

October 18, 2010

Novo Nordisk is underscoring the importance of diabetes screenings with a new report, the "Novo...

PRINCETON, N.J. Novo Nordisk is underscoring the importance of diabetes screenings with a new report, the Novo Nordisk BlueSheet.

The third edition of the drug maker's BlueSheet report examined various ways awareness and education play an integral role in the prevention, detection and treatment of diabetes. It also provides an update on the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, a coalition that is committed to helping improve diabetes prevention, detection and care by aligning key diabetes stakeholders around diabetes-related policy and legislative efforts.

October 18, 2010

A labor dispute at one of its banner stores, employee-related costs and an impairment charge...

October 17, 2010

MinuteClinic celebrated the opening of its second clinic location inside a CVS/pharmacy store in the...