July 27, 2012

MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinics inside CVS/pharmacy stores in 25 states and the District of Columbia, is gearing up for the back-to-school season by reminding parents that it is a one-stop location where students can get their required vaccinations and sports and college physicals as four states issue new immunization mandates.

July 9, 2012

After it was first identified as the cause of AIDS in 1983, being diagnosed with an HIV infection was a literal death sentence, and it remains that way for many people in poor countries who lack access to the life-saving medications that have transformed HIV from a sure ticket to death into a chronic illness.

July 6, 2012

All drugs provided to HIV and AIDS patients under the District of Columbia's AIDS Drug Assistance Program will go through a new pharmacy network that includes Walgreens, the D.C. Department of Health said.

June 5, 2012

VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, and an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, along with CVS Caremark All Kids Can have announced the 102 students of all abilities that will be featured in the 2012 All Kids Can Create exhibition "What Inspires Me."

May 7, 2012

Walgreens just took another leap forward in its drive to become America’s “first choice for health and daily living” and “a centerpiece in improving patients’ overall health.”

March 26, 2012

A federal court has dismissed a case that drug maker AstraZeneca filed against regulators regarding a drug used to treat psychotic and bipolar disorders, the company said Monday.

March 19, 2012

Cardinal Health's appeal to delay a Drug Enforcement Agency suspension of its license to distribute controlled substances out of its Lakeland, Fla., distribution center was denied Friday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

March 5, 2012

Cardinal Health can continue distributing controlled medications from a distribution center in Florida, according to published reports.

February 29, 2012

A federal district court has turned down a request by Cardinal Health for an injunction against the Drug Enforcement Administration's suspension of the company's license to ship painkiller drugs from one of its distribution centers, the company said Wednesday.

December 23, 2011

Washington, D.C., mayor Vincent Gray on Friday will join Walgreens executives when the national drug store chain unveils its new health and daily living store to residents of Washington, D.C., during a ribbon cutting celebration starting at 11 a.m.

November 7, 2011

Tobacco companies received a favorable ruling Monday and as a consequence will not have to institute new graphics that depicted images like diseased smokers on their packaging next year.

October 11, 2011

Along with major paradigm shifts in how people communicate, read and do business, the way they receive healthcare services is changing dramatically, and retail pharmacies are at the front line.


June 8, 2011

CVS Caremark All Kids Can, a program of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS Caremark, and VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, are showcasing their commitment to supporting inclusive arts education with the announcement of the 2011 All Kids Can Create student artists.

May 26, 2011

Giant Food is donating nearly $2 million to schools in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia as part of its 2010-2011 A+ School Rewards program, the Royal Ahold banner said Wednesday.

April 28, 2011

Many states need to improve healthy food access to promote healthy eating habits and curb obesity among children, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

April 22, 2011

By 2020 or sooner, the entire nation could have laws banning smoking in all indoor areas of private sector worksites, restaurants and bars, a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday has found.

April 14, 2011

A&P continues to implement its turnaround strategy with the announcement that it is filing a motion seeking court approval of bidding procedures to market and sell 25 Superfresh stores in two southern states and the District of Columbia.

December 20, 2010

CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic has entered into an agreement with the National Patient Safety Foundation to become the nation's first retail clinic provider to implement the Ask Me 3 health literacy program.

November 4, 2010

According to new data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that covers...

October 17, 2010

MinuteClinic celebrated the opening of its second clinic location inside a CVS/pharmacy store in the...

September 12, 2010

Rite Aid earlier this year announced an initiative to increase the number of qualified immunizing...

August 16, 2010

More than 120,000 pharmacists in 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia have...

July 6, 2010

Changing generic substitution laws in favor of less-restrictive regulations could save states struggling to pay...

June 29, 2010

Adult obesity rates increased in 28 states in the past year, and declined only in...