May 7, 2013

Amid rapid growth over the last few years, Amber Pharmacy is more than doubling the size of its headquarters.

May 1, 2013

Two Hy-Vee stores in Iowa will start composting food waste, produce and floral trimmings, according to published reports.

April 23, 2013

Inergetics will distribute its Bikini Ready Weight Loss Lifestyle and SlimTrim diet brands through a Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain, the company said Tuesday.

March 27, 2013

The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists on Wednesday honored Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, with an award of appreciation for introducing and supporting legislation that safeguards Americans' right to choose complementary health care.

March 20, 2013

The Hy-Vee Drugstore in Cherokee, Iowa, will merge with the company's supermarket in the town next month, the supermarket pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

March 8, 2013

Republican and Democratic senators have re-introduced legislation that would ban patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies that critics allege violate antitrust laws, according to published reports.

March 6, 2013

Costco Wholesale is throwing its support behind a bill introduced in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage.

March 5, 2013

OutcomesMTM, a medication therapy management delivery system, on Tuesday recognized its top chain and independent pharmacies for 2012.

March 5, 2013

Several senators have requested that the Government Accountability Office look for ways to coordinate the efforts of law enforcement and public health agencies at various levels and nonprofit organizations to address prescription drug abuse.

March 1, 2013

Hy-Vee is taking over a construction company that builds its stores and related facilities, the supermarket chain said Friday.

February 6, 2013

Republican and Democratic senators have re-introduced legislation that would ban patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies that critics allege violate antitrust laws, according to published reports.

January 23, 2013

Hy-Vee has started building a new store in Iowa, the supermarket chain said.

November 1, 2012

Lil’ Drug Store Products on Thursday announced the purchase of the Pre-Seed brand of feminine lubricant from BioOrigyn.

October 26, 2012

A supermarket chain and a convenience store chain in the Midwest have launched a program that they said would allow customers to save on gasoline at all their stores.

October 17, 2012

Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain Hy-Vee announced Tuesday the opening of two new convenience stores in Iowa and Missouri.

October 1, 2012

A Midwestern supermarket-pharmacy chain is taking part in an event that's part of a program whose stated goal is to make Iowa the healthiest state in the country.

September 20, 2012

The Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution naming October as National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month.

September 17, 2012

A supermarket chain and a fruit and vegetable company are donating salad bars to schools to promote health eating.

August 23, 2012

Thrifty White Pharmacy has announced the introduction of the Rx Timer Cap, which it is giving away for free to each pharmacy patient who enrolls in the Ready Refill or Medication Synchronization programs.

August 21, 2012

A Midwestern hospital system will implement a system in which nurses, physicians and others will use smartphones for communications.

August 15, 2012

The oldest operating pharmacy in Iowa — Hammer Pharmacy — has joined McKesson's franchise group Health Mart Pharmacy, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday.

August 7, 2012

State fair cuisine usually is one of those things people should avoid if they care about their cholesterol level and waistline. But one retail chain is offering an alternative at the Iowa State Fair's opening ceremonies.

July 26, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association has a new president-elect, the group said Thursday.

July 25, 2012

Lil' Drug Store Products on Wednesday announced that it has renewed its supply relationship with Circle K, which has more than 3,300 convenience store locations across 42 states.