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.

 

January 5, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association thanked President Obama for signing the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act into law last month.

January 5, 2015

Walgreens and Alliance Boots last week completed Step 2 of their strategic partnership to form Walgreens Boots Alliance, finalizing the two-step merger launched in 2012.

December 30, 2014

Tennessee, Kentucky and South Carolina are among the states that experienced the greatest gains in flu activity for the week of Dec. 29, according to Walgreens’ latest Flu Index.

December 29, 2014

Walgreens' shareholders voted to approve all proposals related to the company’s acquisition of the remaining 55% of Alliance Boots GmbH.

December 23, 2014

The South is experiencing high flu activity as Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana lead the list of top 10 states, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

December 16, 2014

The flu continues to pick up in pockets of the Midwest and across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index report, a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity.

December 10, 2014

Walgreens announced that Greg Wasson, president and CEO, will retire shortly after the close of the second step of the Alliance Boots transaction

 

December 9, 2014

Flu activity is picking up across the South, according to the latest Walgreens Flu Index.

December 8, 2014

President Barack Obama signed into law in late November the Sunscreen Innovation Act.

December 5, 2014

Beauty retailer Ulta Beauty posted strong double-digit gains in sales and net income for the third quarter and raised its fiscal 2014 sales and earnings guidance.

December 3, 2014

Health-and-wellness companies see increasing opportunity in the point-of-care channel to reach and engage with patients primed to receive information about their health.

 

December 3, 2014

Walgreens posted November sales of $6.4 billion, an increase of 4.9%.

 

December 2, 2014

According to the “State of Small Gifting Report,” nearly all service providers (94%) feel more appreciated when they are remembered during the holidays.

December 2, 2014

Walgreens introduced its new Flu Index.

 

November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

November 24, 2014

VOA Associates on Monday announced the opening of a new Walgreens Health System Pharmacy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Galter Pavilion.

November 21, 2014

According to reports, House Republicans filed a lawsuit Friday charging the Obama administration with overreaching in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. 

November 17, 2014

People being treated for COPD in the hospital who received nutrition treatment had reduced lengths of stay, hospital costs and chances of returning to the hospital within 30 days. 

November 17, 2014

Omron Healthcare in October launched its most accurate line of blood pressure monitors ever, according to the company.