September 28, 2015

Now in its fifth year, Walgreens and HHS have provided for $40 million in flu vouchers to date. 

September 28, 2015

Walmart has entered a long-term power purchase agreement to buy much of the electricity generated by a wind facility in Logan’s Gap, Texas. 

September 25, 2015

CARE Pharmacies' latest board member helped lead the pharmacy businesses of Shopko, Delhaize, AmerisourceBergen and Longs Drugs. 

September 25, 2015

Albertsons expects to raise more than $1.8 billion through its proposed initial public offering, according to an SEC filing made Friday.

September 25, 2015

Drug Store News online editor David Salazar was onsite for the Papal Procession through Central Park in New York City on Friday.

September 25, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) and Ryzodeg 70/30 (insulin degludec/insulin aspart injection) to improve blood sugar control in adults with diabetes mellitus. Both Tresiba and Ryzodeg are manufactured by Novo Nordisk.

September 25, 2015

The bankrupt Haggen supermarket chain has listed 111 locations for sale, many in California, as the company looks to refocus its operations on 37 stores in the Pacific Northwest.

September 25, 2015

In the latest on the Mylan bid for Perrigo, Mylan on Thursday released a statement about the Perrigo lawsuit filed in Israel on Thursday.

September 25, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Friday released a letter to the editor in response to a Sept. 5 article in The Washington Post about efforts to improve medication adherence through research and patient-focused strategies.

September 25, 2015

Learning together with other health professionals might become more mainstream for pharmacists, according to a report published Friday by the International Pharmaceutical Federation Education Initiative.

September 25, 2015

Health benefit plan cost trend rates for 2016 will increase for most medical plan options and increase substantially for prescription drug coverage to double-digit rates, according to forecasts compiled in the 2016 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey, Segal’s nineteenth annual survey of health plan cost trends. Trend is the forecast of annual gross per capita claims cost increases.

September 25, 2015

Teva Pharmaceutical on Friday announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gecko Health Innovations, which focuses on developing software and product solutions to aid in compliance and adherence improvement in the management of respiratory diseases.

September 24, 2015

The company’s Clear & Confident line includes a facial cleanser, a facial moisturizer with SPF 30 and a skin lightener cream, as well as a kit that contains all three, and all have bilingual packaging. 

September 24, 2015

CVS Health has committed $10 million to SU2C over three years, supported by an annual in-store campaign. 

September 24, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma on Thursday announced that the Food and Drug Administration had approved its generic of AstraZeneca’s Prilosec (omeprazole) delayed-release capsules. 

September 24, 2015

Software solutions company RxNT and FlavoRx announced Thursday a streamlined way for prescribers and patients to get flavored pediatric medications, potentially boosting adherence.

September 24, 2015

Kroger installs 34-year veteran to operate stores in Western Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi, Arkansas and Missouri.

September 24, 2015

The Mondelēz International Foundation announced Thursday a new push for wellness in Mexico, the U.S. and South Africa.

September 24, 2015

Homeopathic formulas are altering the way consumers view the external analgesics market.

September 24, 2015

The NYX Professional Makeup store will offer the brand’s exclusive line of cosmetic products and celebrate everyday makeup artistry via an interactive approach that combines digital technology with a hands-on, self-learning environment.   

September 24, 2015

The discount program’s website provides members online tools for finding participating pharmacies, as well as drug prices and availability. 

September 24, 2015

News outlets in Miss. are reporting that the first Fred’s with a walk-in telehealth clinic — the result of a partnership between Fred’s and TelehealthONE — opened this morning. Residents who lack transportation, according to reports, will now be able to see a nurse practitioner without having to go to a nearby town, making access to providers more accessible. 

September 24, 2015

The donations — $2,500 each from Sam’s Club, matched by $2,500 from the USCCF — opens doors for students across the country ages 11 to 18  to go through the process of starting and launching a real business.

September 24, 2015

A new study from market research firm Packaged Facts is revealing the extent to which shoppers use social media when they hit the grocery store — from price comparison to the people they follow influencing their purchases.