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October 12, 2010

A&D Medical on Wednesday introduced three new wireless telehealth and wellness devices featuring ANT technology....

SAN JOSE, Calif. A&D Medical on Wednesday introduced three new wireless telehealth and wellness devices featuring ANT technology.

 

A&D Medical's monitoring devices with ANT wireless technology are essential feedback components for wellness coaching and health tracking, the company stated. Suitable for Web-based employee health programs, disease management, prevention programs and consumer wellness solutions, A&D Medical's ANT devices enable a richer, more data-driven experience for both program administrators and end users.

 

October 12, 2010

Great Britain's health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots recently was recognized for its supply chain...

October 12, 2010

Beauty shoppers are more receptive to advertisements that appeal to their confidence, rather than their...

October 12, 2010

Supervalu's Cub Foods is looking to help customers with gluten sensitivity with the launch of...

October 12, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change requiring...

October 12, 2010

Smith Medical Partners, a business focused on specialty pharmaceutical distribution and solutions, announced the launch...

October 12, 2010

About one month after announcing its movie rental milestone, Redbox reportedly also is offering video...

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. About one month after announcing its movie rental milestone, Redbox reportedly also is offering video game enthusiasts the chance to rent games from its kiosks.

Redbox offers video game rentals for such systems as Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Sony Playstation PS2 and PS3, and Microsoft Xbox 360. The price to rent the video games currently is $2 per day, according to published reports.

October 12, 2010

Metabolic screenings may be beneficial to women prior to conceiving a child, as cardiometabolic risk...

OAKLAND, Calif. Metabolic screenings may be beneficial to women prior to conceiving a child, as cardiometabolic risk factors that predict gestational diabetes are present before pregnancy, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study.

The study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, suggested that metabolic screenings could help identify those more likely to develop gestational diabetes mellitus, which typically occurs in the second or third trimester of pregnancy.

October 12, 2010

Wegmans will be making its debut in Massachusetts early next year as the anchor store...

October 12, 2010

A weight management services provider and a drug maker are teaming up to fight obesity....

NEW YORK A weight management services provider and a drug maker are teaming up to fight obesity.

October 11, 2010

Alcon on Monday announced the launch of Systane Balance lubricant eye drops, formulated with HP...

HUENENBERG, Switzerland Alcon on Monday announced the launch of Systane Balance lubricant eye drops, formulated with HP Guar, borate, sorbitol, propylene glycol and Alcon’s exclusive LipiTech System -- an emulsion technology of mineral oil and an anionic phospholipid. The new eye drop is designed to restore the lipid layer and the natural tear film to allow for relief of dry-eye symptoms.

 

October 11, 2010

Blueair unveiled a product that promises a "personal clean air zone."...

CHICAGO Blueair unveiled a product that promises a "personal clean air zone."

The portable Zon personal air purifier -- a lightweight, compact unit -- assures consumers, especially those with respiratory conditions, access to clean air anywhere.

October 11, 2010

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing, known to industry executives as ECRM, announced this week that it...

October 11, 2010

Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American Safety Razor in bankruptcy court proceedings,...

ST. LOUIS Energizer Holdings emerged as the winning bidder for American Safety Razor in bankruptcy court proceedings, inking a deal to buy substantially all of ASR’s assets for $301 million in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities.

The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. Energizer is the parent company of Schick Wilkinson Sword, the second-largest manufacturer and marketer of men’s and women’s wet-shave products in the world.

 

October 10, 2010

The new prescription requirement for over-the-counter medicines under flexible spending accounts, part of the new...

WASHINGTON Drug Store News, for the simple reason that the change actually hurts the people health reform was supposed to help—patients looking to save money on healthcare costs. —The new prescription requirement for over-the-counter medicines under flexible spending accounts, part of the new Affordable Care Act, may amount to bad medicine, many industry pundits have told

And the ramifications of that simple requirement also will be felt across the retail pharmacies that those in search of healthcare savings patronize.

October 10, 2010

With rising healthcare costs, fewer patients visiting physicians and some 30 million people standing to gain insurance under healthcare reform and entering an already bottlenecked system, CVS Caremark has been working to position itself along the front lines and leverage its broad-reaching points of care to lower overall healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes.

With rising healthcare costs, fewer patients visiting physicians and some 30 million people standing to gain insurance under healthcare reform and entering an already bottlenecked system, CVS Caremark has been working to position itself along the front lines and leverage its broad-reaching points of care to lower overall healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes. Click below to download the PDF of the CVS Caremark report.

October 10, 2010

The chain pharmacy lobby is urging Congress to delay a plan by federal health officials...

October 10, 2010

Humanity has come a long way since the days when people thought sickness came from...

October 10, 2010

U.S. consumers are paying more heed to the cost of medicines, health-and-beauty aids and other...

October 10, 2010

A new push to crack down on the massive and costly fraud and abuse that...

October 10, 2010

Newell Rubbermaid has launched a new microfiber mop that’s economically and environmentally friendly. Rubbermaid Reveal...

ATLANTA —Newell Rubbermaid has launched a new microfiber mop that’s economically and environmentally friendly. Rubbermaid Reveal Microfiber spray mop features a reusable microfiber pad that can be used with a cleaning solution or with water alone.

Unlike many spray mops on the market, Rubbermaid Reveal’s spray bottle is refillable, an economically friendly feature that allows consumers to mix their own cleaning solutions for a savings of up to $50 annually. The reusable microfiber pad is machine washable and can be used up to 100 times.

October 10, 2010

If the retail industry’s premier pharmacy gathering gave any clear signal about the state of...

October 10, 2010

Johnson & Johnson is set to buy the remaining portion of Dutch biotech company Crucell...

October 10, 2010

Just in time for Halloween, Nestle has added a bite-sized Butterfinger product to its 87-year-old...

GLENDALE, Calif. —Just in time for Halloween, Nestle has added a bite-sized Butterfinger product to its 87-year-old classic candy brand. New ButterFinger Snackerz is a smooth Butterfinger candy center wrapped in a crispy, wafer biscuit and covered with chocolate and a decorative drizzle of peanut butter. It combines the classic Butterfinger flavors with new elements to provide a new snacking experience.

October 10, 2010

The Walgreens hedgehog is officially retired. Its fate was sealed by a successful fourth quarter...