June 12, 2015

J&J's consumer business is looking to reclaim its No. 1 position, with its consumer chief outlining three reasons the OTC business is crucial to J&J's overall healthcare portfolio.

 

June 12, 2015

H-E-B is celebrating 110 years as a Texas grocer. 

June 12, 2015

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the makers of Tylenol, have launched the new #HowWeFamily effort.

June 12, 2015

Spending for prescription drugs is the fastest-growing segment of the healthcare sector. 

June 12, 2015

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

June 12, 2015

Walmart continues its building boom in Northwest Arkansas, opening a Neighborhood Market store just a few miles from the chain’s headquarters in Bentonville. 

June 11, 2015

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.

June 11, 2015

Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 11, 2015

The Balance Rewards for healthy choices program gives users Balance Rewards points for logging blood pressure or weight loss, tracking daily activity and setting achievable goals.

June 11, 2015

The action in Denver will start a day before the opening of the NACDS Total Store Expo, as Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum once again team up to host a special one-day thought leadership event on Aug. 21.

June 10, 2015

The $1.1 billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and will include Bayer’s Contour line of blood glucose monitors and test strips, as well as lancing devices like Microlet and Elite. 

June 10, 2015

Longtime Dollar General executive Jeff Owen will come back to lead store operations, the company announced Wednesday. 

June 10, 2015

"Despite living in a digital age, no one else has yet addressed ... common health issues in a mobile format," Sumeet Narula of McNeil Consumer Healthcare said regarding its recent app launch. 

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 10, 2015

Wegmans is forging into telehealth territory with a new virtual doctor program at four of its stores’ pharmacies.

June 9, 2015

Employees at the Dallas fulfillment center will process smaller items, such as books, electronics and consumer goods, Amazon said Tuesday.

June 9, 2015

New McKesson call center will enhance patient engagement and support capabilities, the wholesaler said Tuesday. 

June 9, 2015

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research and Genentech have honored Paul Julian, EVP and group president at McKesson, with the 2015 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement.

June 9, 2015

Kailos Genetics has introduced an affordable and accessible genetic test aimed helping patients and providers personalize medicine. 

June 8, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo kicks off in less than three months, NACDS has announced its lineup of educational Insight Sessions.

June 8, 2015

Health information network Surescripts has signed an agreement with eClinicalWorks to extend its electronic prior authorization service to all users of eClinicalWorks software.

June 5, 2015

Merz North America has been operating in North Carolina since 1995. 

June 4, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission plans to examine the advertising practices of the homeopathy industry.