September 30, 2014

Wahl Clipper is launching new documentary-style ads as part of a continuation of its “Real Guys. Real Grooming.” campaign, which began last year with a spotlight on the Clinton LumberKings minor league baseball players in Iowa who were chasing their dreams.

September 11, 2014

Hy-Vee, the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Governor’s Advisory Council on Brain Injuries have partnered to help educate Iowa’s elderly residents about ways they can prevent falls and injury during National Falls Prevention Awareness Month in September.



September 8, 2014

According to a local report, the Hy-Vee North Health & Wellness Team will visit the Rochester Senior Center in Rochester, Minn., offering flu shots from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 15 to 17.

August 27, 2014

IRI on Tuesday announced that Susan Bennett has joined the company as EVP and general counsel. 

July 31, 2014

Hy-Vee has entered into a contract to build a Hy-Vee store in Oakdale, Minn., marking the second Twin Cities location to be announced since Hy-Vee declared earlier this year that it would enter the market.

July 10, 2014

Grocer Hy-Vee, which operates more than 230 stores and generates sales of more than $8 billion, has reached a deal for its first Twin Cities location, according to a local news report.

April 14, 2014

Hy-Vee has reportedly opened its newest smaller format store, dubbed Hy-Vee Mainstreet, in Sioux City, according to a local news report.

April 9, 2014

OutcomesMTM on Tuesday recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2013.

February 25, 2014

Grocer Hy-Vee, which operates 235 stores in eight states, is planning a major expansion of its Minnesota operations into the Twin Cities market.

February 18, 2014

Hy-Vee announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Amber Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy solutions provider based in Omaha, Neb.

February 4, 2014

Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, last week introduced bipartisan legislation — the Preventing Abuse of Cough Medicine Treatment Act — that would help combat the abuse of dextromethorphan by placing an age restriction on its purchase.

December 18, 2013

Midwestern supermarket chain Hy-Vee will renovate 50 of its stores to include casual dining and cocktails, according to published reports.

November 20, 2013

Supermarket chain Hy-Vee is donating 10,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving, the company said Wednesday.

November 13, 2013

The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee highlighted the human tragedy wrought by last year's fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injectable steroids as he spoke in favor of a new law that would regulate compounding pharmacies and also implement federal track-and-trace policies for drugs during a recent speech.

October 29, 2013

Hy-Vee has specially outfitted an RV to provide basic health and wellness services for people across the Midwest as part of a tour of the region.

September 27, 2013

Health kiosk maker PharmaSmart International and a drug chain that operates stores in Minnesota and Iowa have integrated PharmaSmart's technology into the chain's software system.

September 5, 2013

Pre-Seed wants to hear from "trying-to-conceive" couples that used its fertility-friendly lubricant, Lil' Drug Store Products announced Tuesday.

August 26, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug made by Ceptaris Therapeutics for treating a type of lymphoma, the company said.

August 5, 2013

Lil' Drug Store Products on Monday announced it will enable expectant couples to share their pregnancy announcements on PreSeed.com, the site for its Pre-Seed Fertility-Friendly Lubricant.

August 1, 2013

Ahold USA has appointed Nick Bertram as its SVP store strategy and execution, the supermarket operator said.

July 30, 2013

Attendees of this year’s Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference will choose 1-of-3 finalists of a special best practice competition to determine the most innovative independent pharmacy program among Cardinal Health customers.

July 9, 2013

A new study from the University of Iowa confirms what researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last year: that the number and severity of lower-limb amputations among American diabetics is down “dramatically” in recent years. The latest findings, reported by Drug Store News Monday, show a nearly 29% overall drop in lower-limb amputations among Medicare patients with diabetes between 2000 and 2010. And there was a “striking” decrease in the severity of such amputations, as well, according to study author Phinit Phisitkul.

July 8, 2013

Fewer Americans are undergoing lower-limb amputations, a statistic that indicates advances in treating foot ulcers related to diabetes, according to a new study.

July 3, 2013

To celebrate this Independence Day, Oral-B and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman are teaming up with Hope for the Warriors, a national nonprofit organization that assists post-9/11 service members, to help veterans reintegrate into the civilian workforce.

This commitment is part of Oral-B’s Built in the USA campaign, which celebrates the brand’s commitment to the American workforce and American-built products, including its Pro-Health All-in-One manual toothbrush, which is built in Iowa City, Iowa.