October 21, 2013

Dollar General on Friday announced the introduction of its first fuel station, as part of a test pilot project.

October 8, 2013

A Republican congressman from Alabama has proposed a stopgap bill that would fund the Food and Drug Administration through the middle of December or until the government shutdown ends, though it is unlikely to pass in the Senate.

September 4, 2013

A California truck driver has won an annual driving-skills contest sponsored by Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

August 15, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association announced the availability of the preliminary program and continuing education offerings for its 115th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition taking place Oct. 12 to 16, 2013, at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., as well as some special features of this year’s event.

August 9, 2013

Red Diamond, one of the three oldest coffee, tea and foodservice companies in the United States continuously operated by the same family, today announced it would be offering its tea products in a six-carton, 24-quart tea bag case to Sam’s Club members throughout the southern United States.

June 24, 2013

Kroger on Friday announced it has named Rick Going president of the company's new Nashville division, Calvin Kaufman president of the new Louisville division, Jayne Homco president of the Michigan division and Erin Sharp group VP of Kroger manufacturing.

June 11, 2013

Fruth Pharmacy has launched a new mobile app and mobile website, the retail pharmacy chain said.

May 30, 2013

Ownership has its privileges. Consider American Associated Pharmacies. Independent pharmacy owners who join this member-owned, national cooperative gain access to the purchasing, merchandising, distribution, managed-care contracting and back-end business services that help them compete locally on a more equal footing with their chain counterparts.

May 30, 2013

This summer, the Supreme Court will decide on a case that could determine whether generic drug makers can be held liable when patients suffer harmful side effects from taking their drugs.

May 29, 2013

The National Community Pharmacists Association and RxWiki, a leading pharmacy media network, announced a new partnership that will offer digital solutions to more than 23,000 community pharmacies across the country.

April 16, 2013

Red Diamond announced it will be offering coffee and tea in single-serve format for home or on the go.

April 5, 2013

Novo Nordisk has launched a diabetes awareness sweepstakes in which the winners get a free trip to the 2013 IndyCar finale, the Danish drug maker said.

February 28, 2013

Alabama's Supreme Court ruled in January that brand-name drug companies could be sued if patients suffer complications from generic versions of their medicines, according to published reports.

February 28, 2013

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

February 1, 2013

Patients who take a drug for losing weight may experience improvement in multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new study.

January 31, 2013

A new health initiative will address cardiovascular disease among African-Americans living in three counties in Alabama where the problem is considered significant.

January 15, 2013

The state supreme court in Alabama ruled that brand-name drug companies could be sued if patients suffer complications from generic versions of their medicines, according to published reports.

December 27, 2012

A video depicting a tornado blowing through the parking lot of a Walgreens was posted to YouTube on Wednesday.

December 4, 2012

The influenza season is officially underway as flu incidence is already above the national threshold, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters during a teleconference Monday.

October 25, 2012

Aspirin has the potential to block tumor growth in certain patients with colorectal cancer, according to an editorial in the Oct. 25, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine by a University of Alabama at Birmingham oncologist.

October 24, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association has a new crop of leaders for 2012-13, the group said Wednesday.

October 8, 2012

A pharmacy school in Alabama is getting a grant for a program designed to reduce hospitalizations among nursing home residents.

September 6, 2012

In the week after Hurricane Isaac made landfall along the Gulf Coast, Walgreens responded with donations of more than $100,000 worth of products to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in the hardest-hit states, the pharmacy retailer announced Wednesday.

July 26, 2012

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals announced that it has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its generic version of an epilepsy treatment.