July 18, 2012

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Wednesday that it has submitted a statement to the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, detailing chain pharmacy’s engagement in the prevention of prescription drug abuse, and its commitment to maintaining patients’ ready access to medications vital for pain management and for treatment regimens.

July 17, 2012

In an effort to curb vehicle air pollution, Manhattan-based retailer Duane Reade, which is owned by Walgreens, has teamed up with Mission Electric to create a public outreach campaign to determine which of its stores should be served solely by electric trucks.

July 6, 2012

White House officials have agreed to meet with members of the retail industry to discuss issues associated with implementation of the health-reform law, responding to the industry's July 2 letter urging the administration to immediately release "long overdue" regulations that would allow employers to move forward on the law's requirements.

June 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for obesity in adults, the agency said Wednesday.

June 21, 2012

The leader of the country’s largest privately owned specialty pharmacy provider had a day in Washington.

June 21, 2012

In 2008, an investigation by the Associated Press revealed that drinking water supplies in major cities and metropolitan regions across the country are riddled with pharmaceutical compounds.

June 19, 2012

Meijer recently joined the U.S. Environment Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

June 15, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday issued a response to a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force draft recommendation around the ineffectiveness of vitamin D and calcium to prevent cancer or fractures.

June 14, 2012

Three weeks after being named the first civilian director/CEO in the nearly 117-year history of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Tom Shull officially took the reins today of the $10-billion military retailer.

June 14, 2012

In healthcare technology circles, e-prescribing is among today’s hottest topics. A vital component of patient-centered care, it creates a connectivity platform that encourages collaboration between the physician and pharmacist who are in joint pursuit of an enhanced patient experience.

June 13, 2012

The National Rural Health Association on Wednesday sent a letter to U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., strongly supporting the bill she introduced in March — H.R. 4215, the Medicare Pharmacy Transparency and Fair Auditing Act.

June 7, 2012

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is looking to hire more veterans following a summit at the White House attended by CEO Phil Hagerman, according to published reports.

June 1, 2012

The city of Flint, Mich., is probably most famous for two things: being the birthplace of General Motors and the prolonged economic decline that followed the automaker's departure from the city.

May 31, 2012

The leader of the country's largest privately owned specialty pharmacy provider is going to Washington, D.C.

May 18, 2012

Weis Markets on Thursday announced it has begun the construction of an environmentally innovative 65,000-sq.-ft. superstore in Fogelsville, Pa.

May 16, 2012

Asthma is having a growing effect on the country's health, according to a new study.

May 16, 2012

Social media ranks as one of those technologies that has changed the world in many ways, allowing networking across the world, sharing of thoughts and events from people’s lives, embarrassment of public figures and, more recently, even helping to feed political revolutions. 


May 2, 2012

The 8th annual Armada Specialty Pharmacy Summit officially kicked off in Las Vegas at the Wynn casino resort on Wednesday morning, with early attendance figures showing a 30% increase over 2011, when more than 1,500 executives attended.

April 30, 2012

Mylan will be barred from marketing a generic version of a Merck cardiovascular drug until the drug's patent expires, under a court ruling announced Friday.

April 26, 2012

Giant Eagle has opened an 83,000-sq.-ft., state-of-the-art supermarket in Cleveland.

April 25, 2012

World Centric, which creates compostable products made from plants, not petroleum, has launched a line of compostable toothpastes and travel cases.

April 23, 2012

It seems that many U.S. adults are unaware of what inoculations are government-recommended vaccinations, while more than half are not diligent about regular checkups with their primary care physician, according to a Walgreens survey.

April 20, 2012

Two Weis stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency alliance with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change, the grocer announced Wednesday.

April 19, 2012

The National Community Pharmacists Association and Sharps Compliance said community pharmacies nationwide are ready for consumers to safely dispose of unused patient medications.