July 9, 2009

The pending retirement of Kevin Tripp as EVP and president of Supervalu’s Retail Midwest region...

July 9, 2009

The findings of the Take Care Health Systems’ survey are important as they undoubtedly underscore...

July 5, 2009

This battle was supposed to be over by now....

July 5, 2009

News that Take Care Health Systems now offers treatment for skin conditions and minor injuries...

June 28, 2009

If you could be a superhero for one day, what special powers do you think...

June 21, 2009

The simple fact is — there are more fat people in this country than there...

June 11, 2009

Making sure that medication therapy management is a part of any new healthcare reform legislation...

June 11, 2009

Support for a regulatory pathway for biosimilars has grown rapidly, and even a few branded...

June 4, 2009

The news that Supervalu’s Jewel-Osco pharmacies have signed a contract with Passages Hospice to expedite...

May 28, 2009

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board welcomed a recommendation this week by the National Association of...

May 28, 2009

Walgreens is serious about cutting its operating costs — nowhere more so than in its...

April 16, 2009

A report by AARP indicated that prices for branded drugs have increased at a rate...

March 1, 2009

I’m not willing to say it was a great move at this point.”—BusinessWeek Feb. 12,...

February 19, 2009

Michigan has long been regarded as one of the nation’s most proactive states in the...

February 8, 2009

Dear Mr. President,...

February 5, 2009

This full-page ad taken out by Walgreens is important as it comes at a time...

February 4, 2009

There has always been an undercurrent of thought that a pound of prevention might save...

January 22, 2009

While Drug Store News has been, and continues to be, a staunch supporter for the...

January 18, 2009

For several years, the Walgreens annual shareholders meeting had been a time of yearly celebration;...

January 11, 2009

With the country focused on expanding health care to 46 million uninsured, the fact that...

June 18, 2008

Drug Store News in May hosted the first installment of a new program it is calling its Pharmacy Development Series, which focused on the vitamin, mineral and dietary supplement category. Hosted in New York, the event brought key insights to retailers regarding the science that supports the business of dietary supplements — a category that has received mounting consumer interest from a number of fronts, including baby boomers looking to extend their lives through proper nutrition, as well as other cost-conscious, healthcare consumers who believe that a dietary supplement taken today can help significantly lower personal healthcare costs tomorrow. Retailers present included GNC — the lead retailer in the dietary supplement channel — as well as several leading drug and grocery chains, including Longs Drug Stores, Meijer, Rite Aid, Supervalu and Walgreens.

January 2, 2008

Voraciously defend. Push for government oversight (not more regulation, but better enforcement of existing regulations). Self-regulate. Publicize. Those are four initiatives tackled by the Council for Responsible Nutrition in the past year, in what could be described as a banner year for news in the dietary supplement arena. Long-awaited good manufacturing practices finally were passed, a law requiring serious adverse event reporting associated with dietary supplements was enacted in December and CRN began two key initiatives — the self-policing effort of dietary supplement advertising and a public relations campaign to fortify the reputation of supplements among consumers.

September 19, 2007

Teva is introducing its generic to the Sanofi-Aventis anti-fungal medication Penlac nail lacquer....