August 22, 2011

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic have announced the "You vs. Flu" campaign, which is supported by more than 20,000 immunizing healthcare professionals who will vaccinate patients every day, no appointment needed, at all CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic locations nationwide.

July 29, 2011

Researchers have found a human antibody that may be able to protect against all influenza A viruses, according to published reports.

June 10, 2011

A new strain of swine flu has emerged that appears somewhat resistant to flu drugs, according to published reports.

February 25, 2011

Nearly 39 million people, or 12.5% of the U.S. population, are feeling the effects of cold and flu as high illness levels continued across the nation, Boiron stated Friday, citing SDI Health data.

February 18, 2011

Nearly 39 million people are feeling the effects of cold and flu as illness levels continue to climb across the nation, Boiron reported Friday.

January 31, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated the nation’s influenza status.

January 24, 2011

Influenza activity in the United States decreased across several indicators, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday, though the agency projected that illness rates for the season have not yet peaked.

January 11, 2011

Despite an increase in flu activity, a recent CVS/pharmacy survey showed that 56% of respondents still had not received their flu shot, although 93% were aware that there already have been reported cases of the flu this season, the pharmacy retailer stated.

December 17, 2010

In a major alliance to foster preventive health in the United States, Walgreens has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide free flu vaccinations to as many as 350,000 low-income and uninsured Americans.

December 1, 2010

For the week ended Nov. 20, influenza activity increased slightly across the Southeast while remaining relatively low throughout the rest of the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday.

November 29, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is encouraging African-Americans to get a seasonal flu shot as African-Americans have lower influenza and pneumococcal immunization rates, compared with the rest of the population

October 6, 2010

Underscoring its determination to be the nation’s premier source of flu immunization services, Walgreens on...

August 25, 2010

Gearing up for flu season, Target will launch its nationwide flu vaccination program at its...

August 10, 2010

The World Health Organization's director-general Margaret Chan issued a statement on Tuesday that the H1N1...

June 6, 2010

Community pharmacy, the quiet giant of the U.S. healthcare network, is at last attracting more...

May 9, 2010

Walgreens will be honored later this month for the contributions made to Americans’ preventive health...

April 1, 2010

Serving as yet another indicator of the important role that retail pharmacists play in the...

January 10, 2010

It’s important for three reasons. First, the government is making a strong push for people...

January 7, 2010

For the week ended Jan. 2, there is now only one state reporting widespread activity...

January 7, 2010

A scientific white paper released last month suggests humidifiers may play an important role in...

September 27, 2009

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June 11, 2009

The report by Kalorama Information indicating that one of the biggest areas of growth has...