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September 13, 2010

Love is in the air for the Peanuts gang....

BURBANK, Calif. Love is in the air for the Peanuts gang.

Warner Home Video is slated to release "A Charlie Brown Valentine" on Jan. 4, 2011, at retailers nationwide. In this Peanuts primetime special, Charlie Brown and his pals may be unlucky in love, but they are fortunate in friendship in this heartfelt holiday treat.

The DVD will feature a bonus special titled "Someday You’ll Find Her, Charlie Brown" and will retail for a suggested retail price of $14.97.

September 13, 2010

As the Food and Drug Administration's Drug Safety and Risk Management Committee debated Tuesday on...

September 13, 2010

Procter & Gamble is offering Target shoppers an opportunity to save the lives of children...

CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble is offering Target shoppers an opportunity to save the lives of children with cancer in a new support partnership.

From Sept. 19 to Sept. 25, Target guests can support the efforts of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by purchasing such P&G brands as Tide, Charmin, Bounty and Pampers at Target stores nationwide. For every purchase of participating brands during the week-long program, 5% of the purchase price will be donated to St. Jude, with a total donation of up to $700,000.

September 13, 2010

A ban on tobacco sales in San Francisco drug stores soon will grow to include...

September 12, 2010

When President Barack Obama signed an emergency federal spending bill Aug. 13, it gave cash-strapped...

September 12, 2010

There’s no doubt that awareness of the dangers of unprotected sun exposure is growing, but...

September 12, 2010

VMG Partners has sold dog treats maker Waggin' Train to Nestle's Purina PetCare....

NEW YORK VMG Partners has sold dog treats maker Waggin' Train to Nestle's Purina PetCare.

The Waggin’ Train snacks business will be a subsidiary of Nestle Purina PetCare in the United States. Financial terms were not disclosed, although some reports have claimed the deal is priced at about $450 million. Waggin’ Train had sales of around $200 million for the 12 months ended in June.

 

September 12, 2010

The doctor and the pharmacist will see you now. Just look into the webcam on...

September 12, 2010

Blount Memorial Hospital is looking to open a retail-based health clinic inside Walmart here on...

ALCOA, Tenn. Blount Memorial Hospital is looking to open a retail-based health clinic inside Walmart here on Sept. 27, marking the retailer's first health clinic in Tennessee, according to published reports.

Two nurse practitioners and two support personnel members will staff "The Clinic at Walmart," which will have a footprint of 416 sq. ft., according to reports.

September 12, 2010

Diabetes quickly has grown into one of the top disease epidemics in the United States,...

September 12, 2010

Mitchell-Vance Labs is in the process of launching a new scar product to add to...

GUILFORD, Conn. —Mitchell-Vance Labs is in the process of launching a new scar product to add to its ScarAway offering that could appeal to a whole new consumer in search of scar therapy—ScarAway for C-sections.

September 9, 2010

A Midwest food and drug retailer is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with its third annual...

September 9, 2010

Winn-Dixie and the Jacksonville Jaguars have launched a co-branded bottled water that will be sold...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Winn-Dixie and the Jacksonville Jaguars have launched a co-branded bottled water that will be sold exclusively at Winn-Dixie and SaveRite stores.

September 8, 2010

Inc. magazine has ranked Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy as one of the fastest-growing private companies in...

September 7, 2010

A popular gaming accessory line now is available in the United States....

LOS ANGELES A popular gaming accessory line now is available in the United States.

 

AFA Interactive, the license holder for Ben 10 gaming accessories, has partnered with TrendSource, which will serve as the U.S. sales/distribution channel for the line. TrendSource has partnerships with retailers across the United States and Canada, and distributes product lines in the DVD, video game and electronic accessory markets. The company specializes in creating customized distribution services for retailers.

 

September 6, 2010

Investigators at the Food and Drug Administration will check the 600 largest egg production facilities...

September 6, 2010

Green Works is promoting healthy lifestyles in line with International Walk to School Month....

OAKLAND, Calif. Green Works is promoting healthy lifestyles in line with International Walk to School Month.

Green Works, a maker of naturally derived cleaners, has partnered with the Sierra Club, the oldest and largest environmental organization in the United States, for the Walk to School Challenge. Together, the groups hope to encourage people to use walking and bicycling to school as a simple way to spend more time outdoors and live a more natural lifestyle. Green Works is promoting the Walk to School Challenge on its Facebook fan page and company website.

September 6, 2010

The generics subsidiary of Pfizer is launching a new business focused on authorized generics....

PEAPACK, N.J. The generics subsidiary of Pfizer is launching a new business focused on authorized generics.

 

Greenstone announced Tuesday the launch of the Authorized Generics Alliance, which it said would combine its business model and 17 years of experience in the generics market with the expertise of other drug makers to market authorized generics in the United States under the Greenstone label.

 

 

September 6, 2010

Portneuf Medical Center has teamed up with Bellin Health FastCare to operate two retail clinics...

POCATELLO, Idaho Portneuf Medical Center has teamed up with Bellin Health FastCare to operate two retail clinics in Walmart stores in Pocatello and Blackfoot, Idaho, according to a report by the Idaho State Journal.

 

The partnership, effective as of Sept. 1, will offer treatment for such acute ailments as sore throats, pink eye and allergies. Next month, another FastCare is slated to open in a Walmart in Peru, Ill.

 

 

September 1, 2010

Medisim-USA is rolling out the newest addition to its TempleTouch line at Walgreens stores nationwide....

HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. Medisim-USA is rolling out the newest addition to its TempleTouch line at Walgreens stores nationwide.

The new digital TempleTouch mini thermometer now is available at Walgreens locations across the country. It delivers clinically accurate core body temperature in six seconds by gently touching the thermometer to the temple in a convenient size. The thermometer's features include memory recall and the ability to display temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius according to the user’s preference.

September 1, 2010

Omron Healthcare has joined forces with "The Dr. Oz Show" in an integrated media partnership...

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. Omron Healthcare has joined forces with "The Dr. Oz Show" in an integrated media partnership to help spread the word about the importance of home blood pressure monitoring, Omron announced Thursday.

 

August 31, 2010

A new study funded by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists underscored the role healthcare-team...

August 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review for a diabetic macular edema treatment....

ATLANTA The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review for a diabetic macular edema treatment.

August 31, 2010

Canadian-based Liquid Keratin has announced that it is expanding its at-home keratin treatment product line...

August 31, 2010

Target is looking to open eight new Target Clinic locations in Chicago and Palm Beach,...

MINNEAPOLIS Target is looking to open eight new Target Clinic locations in Chicago and Palm Beach, Fla., in September.

Target currently has 28 clinics in Minnesota and Maryland, according to the website. The healthcare services in Minnesota and Maryland are provided by Target Clinic Medical Associates, an unaffiliated corporation not owned or operated by Target Corp. Fees for most services range from $59 to $69.