June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

May 27, 2015

Omega-3 fatty acids helped boost cognitive flexibility in seniors, a study in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience found. 

May 19, 2015

Option Care on Tuesday struck out on its own with the backing of minority-shareholder Walgreens Boots Alliance. 

May 13, 2015

H.D. Smith on Wednesday inked a multi-year agreement to serve as primary wholesaler for Southern Illinois Healthcare. 

May 4, 2015

Sam and Nic Chapman, the makeup pros behind U.K. YouTube channel Pixiwoo, came to Chicago as part of a tour with their makeup brush line Real Techniques from Paris Presents.

April 22, 2015

After so called food deserts — communities that lack access to fresh produce and other healthy foods — led some retailers to develop stores to fill this gap, the existence of a new type of desert with an equally devastating impact on the health of those living there is starting to emerge.

April 16, 2015

Walgreens kicked off its Red Nose Day charity drive early on Thursday with a YouTube video featuring the first Red Nose sold in Chicago. 

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 13, 2015

UnitedHealthcare on Monday announced it will fold Walgreens' Balance Rewards loyalty program into its Reward Me health incentive program. 

April 9, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday posted solid same-store sales numbers, driving U.S. sales up 7.4% to $21 billion, but has targeted 200 store closures in a cost-saving initiative. 

April 1, 2015

Walgreens is teaming up with Shedd Aquarium to provide on-demand access to medicines for animals. 

April 1, 2015

For fast-growing retailer Ulta Beauty, having an omnichannel presence does not just mean selling products across multiple touch-points. 

March 20, 2015

Omron Healthcare on Wednesday launched the Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker, a new fitness tracking tool that can be coupled with the company's blood pressure monitor.

February 24, 2015

According to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, flu activity is no longer picking up across the West Coast and in Texas. 

February 17, 2015

The flu is making its way to the Southeastern United States, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

February 12, 2015

In honor of American Heart Month, Omron Healthcare and AliveCor are empowering people to take charge of their health through precise technology. 

February 10, 2015

This year's incidence of flu continues to remain strongest across the South, expecially in Texas and its bordering states.

 

February 2, 2015

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has issued a report underscoring the need for the .Pharmacy Top-Level Domain Program as a public health initiative to help consumers distinguish legitimate online pharmacies from rogue online drug sellers.

February 2, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance on Monday announced the appointment of Marco Pagni as EVP and global chief legal and administrative officer.

January 21, 2015

Not only was CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo a special guest of First Lady Michelle Obama for Tuesday night’s Presidential State of the Union address, but Merlo was also treated to a special shout out from the President.

 

January 20, 2015

CVS Health president and CEO Larry Merlo has landed a prime seat at Tuesday’s State of the Union Address in recognition of the chain’s move last year to pull tobacco products.

January 16, 2015

EcoTools has introduced several new products for 2015, ranging from makeup brushes that maximize natural beauty to patent-pending hair brushes that save time, to bath accessories.

January 7, 2015

Gloria E. Meredith, dean of the College of Pharmacy and professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, will become the founding dean of Binghamton University’s School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

January 6, 2015

Walgreens on Tuesday announced that December sales increased 10.2% to $7.9 billion.