July 14, 2015

Jack Futterman, former chairman and CEO of Pathmark and former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, has died, according to a New York Times report.

July 14, 2015

Both Mylan and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories have announced the launch of their generic version of dementia drug Namenda.

July 14, 2015

Congress, Medicare and industry stakeholders should strike the right balance to cut out fraud in the Medicare Part D drug program while preserving patient access to critical medications, the National Community Pharmacists Association stated in comments submitted in conjunction with a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing Tuesday on the topic.

July 14, 2015

As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).

July 14, 2015

Global information company The NPD Group has announced the launch of its U.S. Prestige Beauty Total Measured Market retail sales tracking service, which offers a broader view of the prestige beauty universe through expanded retailer and marketplace coverage for makeup, skin care, and fragrance.

July 14, 2015

America’s biopharmaceutical research companies are currently developing 420 medicines for patients suffering from neurological disorders, including epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. 

July 14, 2015

QS/1, a healthcare automation solutions provider, is partnering with American Associated Pharmacies to help community pharmacies compete with larger pharmacies.

July 14, 2015

During the 2013-2014 season, the CDC estimated influenza vaccination prevented 7.2 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.1 million medically attended illnesses and 90,000 hospitalizations.

July 14, 2015

As many as 84% of Americans want the full array of cough, cold and allergy remedies in the drug store aisles even if they aren't sick at the time.

July 14, 2015

Global retailers are changing the U.S. retail map, but what does it mean for the future of our industry?

July 13, 2015

Illinois may be about to place a lock down on all prescribed hydrocodone painkillers. 

July 13, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration warns patients that prolonged use of NSAIDs could increase risk of heart attack or stroke. 

July 13, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

July 13, 2015

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

July 13, 2015

On the occasion of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which marks the sixth such event since the first in 1961, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson joined the dialogue by issuing a statement.

July 13, 2015

How hard is it to find $24 billion to offset the cost of repealing the medical device tax? As hard as it is “to find a cup of coffee at Starbucks.” That’s according to National Center for Policy Analysis senior fellow John R. Graham, in a Forbes commentary.

July 13, 2015

The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says. 

July 13, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia. 

July 13, 2015

There are currently 5.6 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working, and the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative hopes to change that.

July 13, 2015

Shopper’s Drug Mart and Loblaw pharmacy are partnering with the Partnership for a Drug Free Canada for the National Medicine Take-Back Campaign. 

July 13, 2015

Theranos is expanding what it started two years ago in the Phoenix market with a new Pennsylvania partnership and a recent FDA approval. 

July 13, 2015

Wal-Mart is now taking the fight for customers directly to Amazon in a big way with a new pricing and shipping promotion that directly challenges the upcoming July 15 Amazon “Prime Day” event.

July 10, 2015

Today the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, PepsiCo and Feed the Children are launching “Get Ready Fest: Feeding Philadelphia,” an event that provides 800 pre-identified Philadelphia-area families with wellness resources, food and essentials.