June 20, 2011

The National Consumers League recently launched the Script Your Future initiative to raise awareness among patients about the impact of not taking their medications as prescribed, and now the first-of-its-kind campaign is kicking off in several markets around the country.


May 26, 2011

Grocer A&P recently completed the previously announced auction of 25 Southern Superfresh locations as it continues to implement its financial and operational restructuring, the company announced on Wednesday.

May 23, 2011

Members of a local coalition in Providence, R.I., launched on Monday the Script Your Future campaign, which is part of a national effort to educate consumers on the importance of medication adherence.

May 13, 2011

Bath and beauty brand Calgon, which is managed by Ilex Consumer Products Group, has unveiled two new collections — Ageless Bath and Sensual collections — that will be available beginning in June.

April 28, 2011

The American Pain Foundation on Wednesday launched new information and resources on pain medication safety for acetaminophen and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as part of its PainSafe educational initiative.

April 25, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens. Pictured here at a store just outside of Baltimore, customers can hold and feel the individual monitors and review individual bullet points as part of this pull-box display. Located just outside the pharmacy waiting area, the display also is ideal for quick and easy pharmacist recommendations. 


April 12, 2011

Medication adherence among hepatitis C patients may improve when patients take antidepressants, according to a new analysis by pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions presented Monday at the International Conference on Viral Hepatitis.

March 23, 2011

A new report released this week unveiled the top go-to markets for retailers that are looking to boost their national presence.

March 15, 2011

While several drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes are on the market, researchers have found that the best first-line option is metformin.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores. The service added three markets: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

February 4, 2011

There’s no mistaking the emphasis of this Pepsi display here at a Shoppers (a Supervalu banner) located between Baltimore and Washington in the week leading up to the National Football League’s main event.

January 31, 2011

Comparison shopping across blood-glucose meters couldn’t be easier than at Walgreens.

January 18, 2011

William Cooper has been promoted to senior associate dean of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, the school announced Tuesday.

January 7, 2011

Ilex Consumer Products Group on Thursday acquired the St. Joseph brand from McNeil-PPC, the company announced.

January 5, 2011

BALTIMORE — If the government paid for drug cost incentives for Medicare patients with congestive heart failure, the program could recoup those costs and more by spending less on expensive hospitalizations for patients. 


That finding was one of several to emerge from research conducted by pharmacy students at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. The four students presented their findings on elderly drug adherence at the annual meeting of the Gerontology Society of America in New Orleans.

December 14, 2010

A University of Maryland pharmacy professor won top honors last week for his work developing a means of measuring oxygen levels in the brain, the university said Monday.

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday formally established the new Center for...

October 26, 2010

Drug maker Pharmaxis got promising results from an investigative treatment for cystic fibrosis, the company...

October 12, 2010

Lupin Pharmaceuticals received regulatory approval last week for its generic antihypertensive agents, the drug maker...

October 10, 2010

Remote management of diabetes increasingly is becoming a reality to day with WellDoc’s Diabetes-Manager system,...

October 6, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute recognized two companies for investing in the growth and development of...

September 30, 2010

The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy's new pharmacy hall building officially will open Oct....

August 17, 2010

Shoppers Food & Pharmacy, a Supervalu company, is moving its headquarters....

August 3, 2010

WellDoc, a healthcare company that develops technology solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes and...