April 28, 2017

Injection is used for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture defined as history of osteoporotic fracture, multiple risk factors for fracture, or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy.

April 28, 2017

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners II currently owns the Dollar Express stores, which it bought in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell stores in 35 states as a condition of its acquisition of Family Dollar.

April 28, 2017

“The misnomer that drug prices are a primary cause of the health care affordability problem persists, in part, due to the overly complex pricing system for pharmaceuticals,” wrote Wayne Winegarden in the Pacific Research Institute research study.

April 28, 2017

Effective immediately, Aetna Medicare members with drug coverage can fill their prescriptions at preferred copay levels at any ShopRite pharmacy. 

April 28, 2017

In this month’s Supermarket Wellness Watch, David Orgel takes a deep dive into midwestern retailer Hy-Vee’s health-and-wellness efforts to meet its customers where they are. 

April 28, 2017

The 2017 capital budget includes 14 remodels, a new unit in Brunswick, Md., two fuel centers and the continued expansion of the Weis Markets distribution center in Milton, Pa.

April 27, 2017

Chintu Patel has more than 20 years of distinguished experience within the industry, starting his career in Eckerd Pharmacy.

April 27, 2017

The company will big have sales from April 30 to May 13, as well as in-store events at 10 locations.

April 27, 2017

Tepadina is approved to reduce the risk of graft rejection when used in conjunction with high-dose busulfan and cyclophosphamide as a preparative regimen for allogeneic hematopoietic progenitor (stem) cell transplantation (HSCT) for pediatric patients with class 3 beta-thalassemia.

April 27, 2017

DEA event aims to help prevent medication abuse and theft by providing a safe, easy and anonymous way of getting unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs out of the home.

April 27, 2017

With the launch, all companies can test-drive the product registry and retailers can begin to use it to evaluate products on their shelves.

April 27, 2017

CVS Health-Morning Consult survey finds three-quarters of respondents believe the problem of prescription drug abuse is tied to people who take medication prescribed for someone else.  

April 27, 2017

BioMarin Pharmaceuticals’ Brineura slows loss of walking ability (ambulation) in symptomatic pediatric patients 3 years of age and older with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2), also known as tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) deficiency.

April 27, 2017

Holding company Ecoark on Thursday announced the addition of two members to its board of directors. 

April 27, 2017

Ezetimibe and simvastatin tablets are a prescription medicine that contains two cholesterol-lowering medicines, ezetimibe and simvastatin, which are used along with diet to lower the level of “bad” cholesterol; increase the level of “good” cholesterol; and lower the level of fat in blood. 

April 27, 2017

For the quarter, Jean Coutu same-store sales were up 4%, with a 3.7% increase in pharmacy sales and a 4.4% lift in front-end sales.

April 27, 2017

Both exercise and vitamin D have long been implicated in reducing heart disease risks, but in a new study researchers investigated these two health factors and their joint role in heart health.

April 27, 2017

Purdue Pharma's new OTC head led the U.S. digestive health franchise for Pfizer, which included the Nexium 24HR switch from prescription to over-the-counter status.

April 27, 2017

Qualanex will be launching the first phase of its technology, Qosk Decision Support System, in May.

April 27, 2017

Hy-Vee is looking to unveil a new small-format store — tentatively called Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh — aimed at shoppers picking up groceries or making quick trips, according to a report in the Des Moines Register. The report notes that the store would be between 12,000 and 16,000 sq. ft. — smaller than the typical 90,000-sq.ft. store — and include fuel pumps and groceries, though much is still being worked out. (Des Moines Register)

April 27, 2017

Momentum for associates to have mobile devices is so strong that within three years, 89% of retailers will give their associates access to mobile solutions, according to “The Mobile World of Retail,” a report from Boston Retail Partners. 

April 27, 2017

The new slogan and digital launch campaign are aimed at capturing the edgy, diverse and self-expressive attitude of Rimmel London fans, the brand said.

April 27, 2017

The Cabanas at the Phoencian were busy on Monday with Strategic Exchange Appointments during the 2017 NACDS Annual Meeting.

April 27, 2017

To close out NACDS Annual 2017, attendees gathered Tuesday night for a reception before dinner, followed by entertainment from Idina Menzel.