July 15, 2010

It’s been said many times that the people you know are as important as what...

July 15, 2010

The Personal Care Products Council announced on July 15 that it is calling for a...

June 17, 2010

Independent pharmacy clearly has found its voice....

June 10, 2010

Chain and independent pharmacy retailers learned a long time ago that going to bat for...

June 9, 2010

The Convenient Care Association has announced the creation of National Convenient Care Clinic Week, Aug....

May 31, 2010

The independent pharmacy lobby is hailing a decision by the Federal Trade Commission to freeze...

May 16, 2010

Last issue I wrote about the 9-in.-by-12-in. box on my desk, in which I keep...

April 18, 2010

Want to weigh in on healthcare reform? What do you think it weighs, anyway—Congress’ Patient...

April 8, 2010

Once again, government seems to be mangling the delicate balance among pharmacies, generic drug suppliers...

March 25, 2010

After more than a year that spawned bitter debate, a tea party, a growing divide...

March 11, 2010

With health reform standing at a crossroad, the pharmacy industry no doubt is keeping full-court...

March 8, 2010

An organization representing the generic drug industry is hoping that Congress gives the Food and...

February 25, 2010

For the second year in a row, Raleigh, N.C.-based Kerr Drug has earned high marks...

January 28, 2010

Was the massive effort by the White House and congressional Democrats to overhaul the nation’s...

December 22, 2009

The mid-December plea by 16 members of Congress to assure a fair payment for pharmacies...

December 17, 2009

A small group of U.S. representatives from both parties has asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...

December 10, 2009

To paraphrase a quote often attributed — but probably incorrectly — to 19th century German...

November 19, 2009

A whole slew of health policy-makers, health-reform advocates, federal and state lawmakers, budget hawks and...

November 12, 2009

Like their chain pharmacy counterparts, the people who own and operate their own single-store or...

October 25, 2009

Remember “Gilligan’s Island?” Man, that was a great show. The thing about “Gilligan’s Island” was...

October 15, 2009

It’s like “Whack-a-Mole,” that game-arcade exercise in quick reflexes and frustration....

October 8, 2009

After months of hard-edged wrangling in Congress, on the Sunday morning political gab fests, on...

September 24, 2009

Like a mythical Hydra that keeps sprouting new heads, the massive, shape-shifting beast masquerading as...

July 16, 2009

After decades of fruitless efforts, activist lawmakers in a Democratically controlled Congress finally may be...