06/20/2016 - 9:19am

Walgreens installed safe medication disposal kiosks in locations across both Washington and Oklahoma and made naloxone available without requiring a prescription.

06/20/2016 - 9:17am

Shopko is advancing the in-store health and wellness engagement experience for its shoppers and employees through a new partnership with higi.

06/17/2016 - 11:31am

The report noted that 58% of Gen Z consumers would choose in-store purchases over online in order to see and feel the product, while 50% look to avoid shipping costs and 43% want to get the products faster.

06/17/2016 - 10:26am

Delaware becomes the 12th state to pass a law addressing the issue of cough medicine abuse among teens, CHPA noted.

06/17/2016 - 9:28am

Canada's London Drugs will be offering free Melanoma skin check clinics over the summer, 24Hours Vancouver reported Wednesday. “It is extremely important the public understands the risk of overexposure of the sun to our skin,” commented John Tse, London Drugs VP pharmacy and cosmetics. “With the assistance of lower mainland dermatologist, Dr. Jason Rivers, and partnership support from La Roche-Posay, London Drugs’ new Skin Checker clinics will provide individuals with education and awareness as well as the opportunity to discuss and analyze any skin or mole concerns they might have.” (24Hour Vancouver)

06/17/2016 - 9:18am

The CVS Health Foundation will donate $100,000 to the OneOrlando Fund, which is also accepting online donations from the public at www.OneOrlando.org.

06/16/2016 - 4:31pm

A trained pharmacist, Vitamin Shoppe's newest COO has a strong health and wellness pedigree spanning Walmart, Sam's Club and Family Dollar/Dollar Tree.

06/16/2016 - 4:23pm

Kinney Drugs is teaming up with HealtheConnections, a N.Y.-based regional health information organization, to allow physicians and other healthcare providers to securely access and share patient prescription information.  

06/16/2016 - 3:36pm

Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)