03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

With health reform and the shift to accountable, evidence-based medicine slowly but surely transforming the nation’s massive but troubled healthcare system, new moves are afoot in both the legislative and executive branches of government that will further elevate the role played by the nation’s 300,000 pharmacists.

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

Pharmacies and clinics on wheels? That’s the premise behind the growing effort by retail pharmacy and clinic providers to expand their reach via specially equipped buses and other vehicles that provide on-the-spot, temporary access to needed health services in hundreds of communities nationwide.

03/13/2015 - 4:32pm

When hurricanes, tornadoes, foods and other disasters strike, where do people turn for help? Retail pharmacies have become a critical community resource in times of great stress, offering food, water, emergency items, medical supplies and healthcare services when most other local businesses are still struggling to reopen or rebuild.

03/13/2015 - 3:59pm

Wakefern's ShopRite has teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to create a Diabetes Center at its Flemington, N.J., location.

03/13/2015 - 1:25pm

Vitalah recently launched a new sports drink called Sport Oxylent. 

03/13/2015 - 11:23am

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program. 

03/13/2015 - 11:08am

An Alliance for Aging Research survey found that consumers want to maintain nonprescription access to acetaminophen. 

03/13/2015 - 10:08am

Actavis on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Saphris for the treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in pediatric patients.

03/12/2015 - 2:56pm

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care now offers a nationally recognized accreditation program specifically designed for healthcare organizations with multiple care sites, such as retail-based health clinics.