10/17/2014 - 3:43pm

"The United States is in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic as addiction, overdoses and deaths associated with non-medical drug use have risen dramatically over the last decade. In 2009, U.S. drug overdose deaths outnumbered motor vehicle accident deaths for the first time," writes Wendy Cloe, a director at Emdeon, in her latest blog.

10/17/2014 - 2:58pm

The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus hosted an educational briefing and luncheon for congressional staffers on Oct. 14, the day before the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act.

10/17/2014 - 2:42pm

With open enrollment for the 2015 health insurance plan year set to begin on Nov. 15, National Association of Chain Drug Stores members were invited by Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell to participate in a pharmacy issues meeting on Friday.

10/17/2014 - 2:29pm
Canadian pharmacy retailers are up in arms in British Columbia, threatening to take legal action against the College of Pharmacists of BC if the group attempts to block tobacco sales in their stores. It's a juxtaposition between advocating for health in all parts of the pharmacy and being responsible to the shareholders of the company. 
 
To sell or not to sell? That has become the question in both Canada and the United States. 
10/17/2014 - 2:28pm

Target Canada announced on Friday the official opening of three new stores in Canada, marking the final stores scheduled to open in 2014 and bringing to 133 the total number of Target Canada stores open across the country.

10/17/2014 - 12:00pm

As previously reported, the pharmacy landscape in North Dakota could be heating up if a state law banning out-of-state pharmacy ownership is repealed in November. According to a recent poll, North Dakota voters have mixed opinions.

10/17/2014 - 11:44am

Procter & Gamble's Metamucil enters a year-long wellness partnership with the City of Memphis. 

10/17/2014 - 11:23am

Starbucks Coffee Company continues to extend its mobile offerings. The coffee giant will launch mobile ordering in its locations in the Portland, Ore., area by year end, with a full rollout nationwide in 2015.

10/17/2014 - 11:23am

Pillar Rock USA recently introduced JetRyte, a nutritional supplement formulated to combat jet lag.