May 3, 2013

Walgreens recently negotiated a 20-year lease agreement here for Walgreens' first university flagship location, said Joey Agree, Agree Realty president and CEO, in a conference call with analysts on Tuesday.

April 30, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently took "extreme couponing" to a new level, not to save money for customers, but to collect items for charity.

April 24, 2013

A dietary supplement that helps protect skin against sun-related effects and aging? Yes, according to Ferndale Healthcare.

April 22, 2013

Many parents give young children medicines for cough and cold that they shouldn't use, according to a new poll by the University of Michigan.

April 19, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy is among several Flint, Mich.-area companies that have signed on to a council to support a local business that makes scrubs and is interested in expanding beyond traditional markets.

April 18, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has several new programs in the works to promote health and wellness among its employees, the company said.

April 17, 2013

Results of a survey indicate a positive response among patients to redesigned patient medication information distributed to patients at retail pharmacy chains in two states as part of an eight-week program.

April 11, 2013

Five regional retailers — including mass-merchandisers Meijer and Fred Meyer — are selling a mobile point-of-sale credit card processing system compatible with most smartphones and tablets in their stores.

April 9, 2013

Advanced Vision Research named Diane Houtman VP professional relations.

April 4, 2013

Pringles, a Kellogg's brand, announced a new twist on the Pringles potato chips, new Pringles Stix.

April 1, 2013

Symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease are frequently overtreated in infants, according to a new study by researchers in Michigan and Missouri.

April 1, 2013

Perrigo Co. has completed its acquisition of a Pennsylvania-based animal health company, the drug maker said.

March 28, 2013

An executive from Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy recently participated in a program on hepatitis C therapy, the company said.

March 26, 2013

Meijer will fund local food pantries by doubling every customer's $10 donation next month, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

March 19, 2013

Mass merchandise chain Meijer is expanding an initiative started last year to feature products made in the state of Michigan.

March 18, 2013

Perrigo announced that it has begun shipments of guaifenesin 600-mg extended-release tablets. It's the first product that is generically equivalent to Reckitt Benckiser's Mucinex 600-mg extended-release tablets.

March 15, 2013

Pharmaceutical vending machine maker Medbox has bought a 50% stake in a Michigan-based company that has developed an automated medicine dispensing machine, Medbox said Friday.

March 11, 2013

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has launched its new website, the company said Monday.

March 7, 2013

A weight-loss competition sponsored by mass merchandise retailer Meijer and nutritional scoring company NuVal is enlisting 60,000 team members who will compete for $15,000 in prize money over three months.

March 5, 2013

Meijer is ending double coupons at some of its stores in Michigan and Indiana, according to published reports.

February 27, 2013

Rite Aid announced the two winners of the 2012 Favorite Pharmacy Team Member contest: a pharmacy technician from Ada, Ohio, and a long-time customer of the Birmingham, Mich., store.

February 26, 2013

The federal government has recognized the state of Michigan as a national leader in electronic prescribing, a group of health organizations in the state said.

February 26, 2013

Several pharmacy retailers got top place in a recent consumer satisfaction survey.

February 25, 2013

A clinical technology manager at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy has received an award from a state pharmacy association.