August 6, 2014

Community pharmacists can dramatically help their patients stick to their prescription regimens, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.

August 6, 2014

Target has signed on to an amicus brief in support of marriage equality, the retailer revealed this week on its company blog.

August 6, 2014

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy has announced that it is reforming its doctor of pharmacy four-year educational program in an effort to prepare graduates to work in an environment where inter-professional team-based approaches to patient care are increasingly the norm.

August 6, 2014

Vita Coco, a coconut water brand, will launch new Vita Coco Coconut Oil. The coconut oil is USDA organic-certified, 100% raw and cold-pressed, according to the brand.

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens Boots Alliance will be emphasizing improved front-end margin contributions across its U.S. Walgreens store base once the merger is complete, mirroring the peformance of its U.K. store base Boots, in an effort to counter margin pressures from the pharmacy side of the business. 

August 5, 2014

BioCSL on Tuesday announced that it has started shipping the seasonal influenza vaccine Afluria for the 2014-15 flu season.

August 5, 2014

Anheuser-Busch, the company behind the line of Bud Light Lime Ritas, is adding the seasonal Apple-Ahhh-Rita variety to store shelves across the country.

August 5, 2014

Procter & Gamble's Charmin brand is launching a new chamomile-scented toilet paper. Each roll of new Charmin plus with the scent of Chamomile has the scent added to the tube to create an experience that soothes the senses, according to the company.

August 5, 2014

Cheerwine, a soft drink brand, will partner with the Avett Brothers to host the third annual Legendary Giveback, a benefit concert.

August 5, 2014

 CVS Caremark’s portfolio of enterprise assets is enabling the company to provide innovative solutions and products that are delivering results.

August 5, 2014

Former Revco executive Boake Sells has been named chairman of the board for HealthSpot.

August 5, 2014

GNC Holdings on Tuesday named Michael Archbold CEO and appointed him to the board, effective immediately.

August 5, 2014

Lannett Co. on Monday announced that its abbreviated new drug application for oxycodone hydrochloride capsules, 5 mg, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

August 5, 2014

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic business enjoyed double-digit revenue gains during the second quarter as it remains on track to open at least 150 new clinics in 2014.

August 5, 2014

A recent Nielsen survey has found that snacking is a big part of people’s lives. 

August 5, 2014

One-in-four Americans admits that they have misused prescription drugs, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com.

 

August 5, 2014

Cardinal Health RBC was a jam-packed event from  July 23 to 26 in Washington, D.C. From industry expert insights to Camp Cardinal to the show floor and more.

August 5, 2014

New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said a man who was tested for Ebola at Mount Sinai Hospital is "unlikely" to have the virus. The patient was admitted to the hospital early Monday with a fever and gastrointestinal problems. He recently visited a West African country where Ebola was reported, according to the Washington Post.

August 5, 2014

Sergeant's Pet Care Products, a manufacturer of pet supplies, announced the new Sentry Petrodex Advanced Dental Care Calming Kit for dogs.

August 5, 2014

Target announced on Tuesday that its second-quarter financial results are expected to include gross expenses of $148 million, partially offset by a $38 million insurance receivable, related to the December 2013 data breach.

August 5, 2014

Walgreens on Tuesday reported July sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 6.1% compared to the same month in fiscal 2013.

 

August 4, 2014

Apothecary Products, a manufacturer and distributor of consumer healthcare products and pharmacy supplies, announced three new hires for its leadership team: Nathan Hanson, president and CEO; Darran Spence, CFO; and Jim O’Sullivan, SVP of sales.

August 4, 2014

Renowned news correspondent, host and producer Barbara Walters will serve as the keynote speaker for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation Dinner, which will be held on Dec. 3 in New York City.