Wellness

Vieira, Everyday Health team up

Vieira, Everyday Health team up

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The two-year collaboration leverages health content from Meredith Vieira's Lives project.

Business briefs: Eisai, AHRQ, mWellnesss

Eisai uses a lawsuit to prompt the DEA, AHRQ gets a new director, mWellness runs into adherence issues.

Business Briefs: Amgen and Astellas; GSK; Teva; Novo; Livestrong

Amgen and Astellas team up to take on Japan; GSK acquires Swiss vaccine developer's innovative platform; Ireland makes generic switches easier; Novo backs wet AMD therapy; Nike ditches Livestrong

Merck's Heller on how to get more women into the C-suite

Merck's Heller on how to get more women into the C-suite

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Bridgette Heller, Merck EVP and president of its consumer care division, adjured life-sci managers to enable women to unleash the full power of their knowledge and ideas to drive growth in the business.

Studies show cheaper drugs don't add up to greater use

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Two studies released show that the story behind lower consumer healthspend isn't about generics improving health.

WebMD on the hunt for new business

WebMD on the hunt for new business

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The CEO's unexpected departure is part of the health information brand's latest changes. On the table: possible acquisitions. In progress: a new federal contract and new website content. Ignored: if the company wants to be bought.

After rough '12, PHCG looks to inject more life into business

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An agency bellwether, PHCG is hoping to return to growth after a tame 2012, its CEO said this week.

WebMD digs deeper into the everyday

WebMD digs deeper into the everyday

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A deal with QualcommLife aims to fuse WebMD content with a suite of disease state management tools.

AMARC Angst: Has FDA put pharma Facebook "Likes" in the crosshairs?

AMARC Angst: Has FDA put pharma Facebook "Likes" in the crosshairs?

What the agency writes in a recent warning letter to a dietary supplement firm is instructive with regard to "Liking" off-label posts.

Bayer lands Airborne marketer Schiff in $1.2B buy

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Bayer HealthCare inked a deal to swallow vitamin and supplement company Schiff Nutrition International, in a transaction valued at about $1.2 billion.

WebMD tackles childhood obesity with new websites

WebMD tackles childhood obesity with new websites

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WebMD is expanding its wellness and prevention offering with several children's fitness sites aimed at besting childhood obesity.

Lilly refreshes patient ed portal, launching YouTube channel

Lilly refreshes patient ed portal, launching YouTube channel

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Eli Lilly & Co. refreshed its Lilly for Better Health program with a multichannel platform and a YouTube channel.

Everyday Health moves aggressively into mobile apps

Everyday Health moves aggressively into mobile apps

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Everyday Health is going big on mobile, with 23 apps in six verticals, seeking advantage against its older competitor WebMD.

Crestor dons chef's hat with online cooking show series

Crestor dons chef's hat with online cooking show series

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AstraZeneca is sponsoring an online cooking show series as part of its Crestor efforts.

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