June 14, 2011

Top Five Labs on Monday announced its intent to expand distribution of its XRP Energy product — endorsed by former National Football League quarterback Brett Favre — nationwide after a successful test launch in select convenience stores and marts throughout Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

May 25, 2011

Biogen Idec is looking to address the advantages and challenges female clinicians experience in treating patients living with multiple sclerosis through a new educational initiative.

May 24, 2011

Target announced its donation of funds and product to support tornado relief efforts.

April 28, 2011

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recently signed into law the Mississippi Pharmacy Practice Act, which establishes oversight of pharmacy benefit managers (defined as nonresident pharmacies) by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy.

April 20, 2011

Laura Geller, whose beauty products are sold at Ulta and Macy's Impulse locations, has partnered with Race to Erase MS and the Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis to help raise awareness and funds for those afflicted with MS by creating a limited-edition Bring on the Bronze beauty kit.

March 25, 2011

A group representing the nation's community pharmacies has applauded legislation introduced in Mississippi that will increase oversight over pharmacy benefit managers.

March 4, 2011

The Obama administration on the official White House website identifies “5 Important Numbers on Health Reform.” These include:

Zero. The amount consumers would have to pay for premiums, co-insurance or co-payments on any preventive services;

Fifty. The number of states that now offer insurance options to all people, regardless of any pre-existing conditions;

One million. The number of doughnut-hole rebate checks mailed to seniors under Part D as of August 2010;

March 4, 2011

As Drug Store News suggested last month, legislation under consideration in Tennessee and Kentucky that would make the popular decongestant pseudoephedrine only available by prescription has, in fact, sparked interest in neighboring states.

February 11, 2011

Bills introduced in the legislatures of nearly a dozen states have pharmacy benefit managers and the generic drug industry fearing that the bills could lead to limits on doctors’ abilities to prescribe generics through e-prescribing.

January 31, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday updated the nation’s influenza status.

January 14, 2011

The battle for the prescription status of methamphetamine precursor/popular cough-cold ingredient pseudoephedrine now is heating up in Kentucky, just a few days following a Nevada news report that suggested the state will be considering PSE prescription-only requirements just as soon as a bill is introduced by Nevada Sen. Sheila Leslie, D-Reno.

January 13, 2011

Nevada Sen. Sheila Leslie, D-Reno, is working with Carson City district attorney Neil Rombardo on introducing a bill to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine as a tool to cut down on illicit methamphetamine production, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Wednesday evening.

January 10, 2011

Hygenic/Performance Health, makers of Perform and Biofreeze pain relievers, donated Perform pain reliever product samples and coupons in support of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society 2011 Run to Stop MS, MS Walks and MS Bike events.

January 7, 2011

Nearly 500 retailers in Mississippi had to submit to Food and Drug Administration inspections concerning alleged tobacco sales to minors, the FDA said Friday.

December 14, 2010

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has accredited specialty pharmacy provider Axium Healthcare Pharmacy, Axium said Tuesday.

October 20, 2010

A pharmacy that specializes in serving patients with chronic medical conditions has received accreditation status...

September 21, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for reducing relapses in patients with...

September 12, 2010

Three-out-of-4 new moms initiate breast-feeding, according to the "2010 Breast-feeding Report Card" released Monday by...

September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

August 22, 2010

With nearly 500 nurse practitioners showing up for the Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by...

August 5, 2010

This year's third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, hosted by Retail Clinician magazine in conjunction...

August 2, 2010

The third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress kicked off here Monday, attracting nearly 500 nurse...

August 1, 2010

Take Care Health Systems has praised the designation of National Convenient Care Clinic Week by...

June 29, 2010

Adult obesity rates increased in 28 states in the past year, and declined only in...