December 7, 2010

Independent and chain pharmacy groups are making a new push to stake a firm claim to the new healthcare system emerging with the health-reform law enacted earlier this year.

December 3, 2010

Community pharmacists still are among the nation’s most trusted professionals. That’s the finding from Gallup’s newly released "Honesty and Ethics" survey.

December 2, 2010

A new study released Thursday determined that directed use of Lansinoh HPA Lanolin results in a marked reduction of nipple pain associated with breast-feeding and in significantly higher healing rates of nipple trauma compared with application of expressed breast milk. The researchers concluded that “the current recommendation for any topical treatment of sore nipples during breast-feeding should be revised in favor of HPA lanolin.”

December 1, 2010

Independent pharmacists are hailing a move in Congress to exempt pharmacies from burdensome accounting requirements imposed by the Federal Trade Commission.

November 24, 2010

More than ever, seniors who rely on Medicare need to carefully evaluate the dizzying array of prescription drug plan choices available to them, as the 2011 enrollment period for Medicare Part D drug benefit program goes into high gear, independent pharmacy leaders declared Tuesday.

November 22, 2010

Musician and reality TV star Bret Michaels recently shared his struggles with Type 1 diabetes and related health issues ...

November 22, 2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va. In another bid to boost the standing of pharmacists in a changing healthcare system, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores urged a leading healthcare think-tank and advocacy group to adopt health quality standards that include a broader role for retail pharmacy professionals.

November 16, 2010

A group representing the nation's independent pharmacies praised a local drug store's participation in a...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 14, 2010

In a ruling hailed by retail pharmacy leaders, the Department of Defense now is insisting...

November 14, 2010

The drumbeat in support of an expanded universally recognized role for pharmacists in helping patients...

November 14, 2010

The natural affinity that has sprung up between independent pharmacy and the generic drug industry—both...

November 11, 2010

Joining the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness about the chronic disease, the American Diabetes...

November 11, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association heralded the...

November 10, 2010

A new report from the Institute of Medicine applauded pharmacy's role in the public health...

November 9, 2010

Budget cuts in Washington state to its Medicaid programs have created a “perilous situation” for...

November 8, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association Tuesday unveiled its complete list of newly installed officers and...

November 7, 2010

The independent pharmacy industry’s top group-purchasing organization and its top lobbying and advocacy group on...

November 4, 2010

Lansinoh Labs on Thursday went live with its new online portal, called "Lansinoh Professional" (LansinohProfessional.com),...

November 4, 2010

In a clear message to the newly elected lawmakers that pharmacies can be utilized even...

November 1, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is urging federal health officials to adopt a...

October 31, 2010

Walgreens last week filed suit with the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia...

October 28, 2010

A group representing the drug retailing industry commended a senator's support of the military healthcare...

October 26, 2010

The charitable arm of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced its $1 million...