November 16, 2012

Residents in counties across the country that participate in the National Association of Counties' Prescription Discount Card Program have saved more than $500 million on their prescription medications since the launch of the program in 2004, according to data released by NACo and CVS Caremark.

October 26, 2012

Progress at re-opening its manufacturing facility in Lincoln, Neb., has been slow-going, Novartis reported Thursday, but the company has contracted third-party manufacturers to resume production of Excedrin, Lamisil and Triaminic.

October 4, 2012

Egg Beaters is highlighting a classic breakfast combination in its latest product.

June 21, 2012

While no one can predict illness rates for the upcoming 2012-2013 cough, cold and flu season — unless maybe you’re reading out of the book of Nostradamus — one thing you can bank on is this: It’s going to be one volatile season.


June 11, 2012

Pharmacy benefits administrator Argus Health Systems has signed a deal with Amber Pharmacy to provide expanded specialty pharmacy options to patients, Argus said.

April 13, 2012

With the rise in people diagnosed with complex illnesses like cancers, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, Crohn’s disease and rare genetic disorders, the need for specialty pharmacies to deal with the complex drug regimens they require will rise as well.


March 5, 2012

ConAgra Foods has kicked off its third annual childhood hunger awareness campaign, which is supported by an original song, exclusive video content, a social media influencer campaign and the company's brands.

March 2, 2012

General merchandise retailers Shopko and Pamida have completed their merger that will create a $3 billion company that serves largely rural communities in 22 states.

February 16, 2012

Nebraska officials on Wednesday announced the state will switch health insurance carriers from Blue Cross/Blue Shield to United Healthcare, effective July 1, according to reports.

January 20, 2012

A mass merchandise retailer based in the Midwest has become the latest chain to join the move toward smartphone apps that allow customers to manage their pharmacy prescriptions.

January 9, 2012

Following the recent voluntary suspension of operations and shipments from its Lincoln, Neb.-based facility, Novartis Consumer Health announced a voluntary recall of some of its over-the-counter products sold in the United States.

January 4, 2012

Mass merchandise retailers Shopko Stores and Pamida are merging, the two companies said Wednesday.

November 2, 2011

Bebida Beverage on Wednesday announced that its 2-oz. Koma Unwind shots will now be carried at all Pump n Pantry locations in Nebraska.

October 25, 2011

Natura Pet Products has expanded its California Natural grain-free line.

July 14, 2011

Four legislators on Thursday introduced legislation that would restore over-the-counter medicines as qualified reimbursements under health spending accounts and flexible spending accounts without a prescription.

July 14, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Thursday its support of legislation that seeks to repeal a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which requires consumers to obtain a prescription to use their flexible spending accounts for over-the-counter medication purchases.

May 10, 2011

Peter Pan is expanding its lineup of peanut butter spreads with new no-stir varieties.

April 25, 2011

The typical first-time customer walking into a Hy-Vee store will probably see it as a supermarket, but what makes Hy-Vee stick out is its strong emphasis on pharmacy programs and health and wellness.


April 22, 2011

Sergeant's Pet Care Products will be launching generic versions of popular flea and tick topical treatments next month.

April 21, 2011

Specialty pharmacy provider Amber Pharmacy and pharmacy retailer Kubat Pharmacy have joined the first network to electronically exchange clinical patient information and medication therapy with healthcare providers in and around Nebraska, the Nebraska Health Information Initiative said Wednesday.

April 11, 2011

ConAgra is emphasizing the use of its Healthy Choice frozen meals to improve the quality of one's diet and overall well-being.

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.

December 14, 2010

L'Oréal USA is extending its coverage of American hair salons by acquiring the professional distribution business of Peel's Salon Services, a Nebraska-based company.

October 14, 2010

Specialty pharmacy provider Amber Pharmacy has joined retailing cooperative Topco Associates, Amber said Friday....