03/06/2013 - 4:53pm

Health and wellness products retailer GNC is sponsoring a 12-week effort to encourage consumers to transform eating and exercise habits for long-term weight management, the company said.

03/05/2013 - 3:26pm

OutcomesMTM, a medication therapy management delivery system, on Tuesday recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2012.

03/01/2013 - 11:47am

Rite Aid has expanded its telemedicine service to 58 more stores, the retail pharmacy chain said Friday.

02/28/2013 - 1:10pm

Rite Aid's philanthropic arm has donated $15,000 to an organization that works with universities to develop social-justice projects.

02/27/2013 - 1:34pm

Rite Aid announced the two winners of the 2012 Favorite Pharmacy Team Member contest: a pharmacy technician from Ada, Ohio, and a long-time customer of the Birmingham, Mich., store.

02/26/2013 - 4:00pm

Several pharmacy retailers got top place in a recent consumer satisfaction survey.

02/25/2013 - 1:57pm

Bob Miller has a knack for turnarounds. In 1999, he took over Rite Aid as chairman and CEO, helping to stabilize the drug store chain at a time when Rite Aid was on the brink of bankruptcy, and many analysts were projecting Rite Aid would fold.

02/22/2013 - 4:19pm

The YMCA is offering a demonstration project to show that its YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program — part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's broader National Diabetes Prevention Program — can lower the incidence of Type 2 diabetes and reduce medical costs incurred by Medicare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is funding the project, whereby YMCAs in 17 communities that deliver the program will offer it at no cost to 10,000 Medicare enrollees over the next three years, and the YMCA expects it to save Medicare $4.2 million over three years and $53 million over six years.

It's been said that, "It takes a village to raise a child," and because chronic disease is an issue that affects communities as a whole - not just individuals - it would make sense for community-based organizations to target a growing national health crisis like the diabetes epidemic.

02/22/2013 - 11:30am

Rite Aid has completed a series of debt financing transactions it announced recently, the retail pharmacy chain said.