March 18, 2014

The American Pharmacists Association’s Academy of Student Pharmacists has named Phillip R. Oppenheimer, who has led University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for almost two decades, as the 2014 Outstanding Dean.

January 6, 2014

Diabetic users of an online patient portfolio for medication refills improved their adherence to cholesterol-lowering medications and improved their cholesterol levels, according to a new study.

November 8, 2013
Higi ‘scores’ with kiosks

Through its biometric screening kiosks, its smartphone application and its website, Higi encourages users to take a more holistic approach to their health. True wellness, its creators insist, springs not just from such physical metrics as blood pressure, glucose readings and body mass index, but from lifestyle choices and connections to family, friends, neighbors and coworkers.

October 16, 2013

CVS Caremark has announced that the first MinuteClinic locations in Northern California and the Bay Area have now opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.

June 14, 2013

Raley’s on Thursday named Lee Worthy to lead the grocer's 99 pharmacies, according to a report in the Sacramento Business Journal.

May 30, 2013

Denver-based organic soda company Oogave has begun distribution of its new all-natural diet soda line, Loca, through Fresh Market stores and Whole Foods Northern California. The company also continues to expand the distribution of its original Oogave soda line through Super Target stores nationwide.

May 8, 2013

Walgreens celebrated the official opening of its latest flagship store, located at Powell and O’Farrell streets in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square neighborhood.

April 18, 2013

Tea of a Kind, a tea beverage company, announced a wide distribution expansion into retail pharmacies, grocery stores and supermarkets in Northern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and more.

April 3, 2013

Whole Foods Market stores in four new regions now carry Geodeo Natural Deodorant Plus, a natural deodorant that is designed to help fight daily buildup of impurities with its detox complex.

March 25, 2013

Anti-aging skin care brand Own Skin Health has announced its first charity initiative with Feeding America, a leading domestic hunger-relief organization.

March 19, 2013

A privately owned supermarket chain in California and Nevada has partnered with a division of Dunnhumby to develop a grocery retailer advocacy online platform to supplement its loyalty program.

March 15, 2013

Safeway announced the retirement of Bruce Everette, EVP retail operations. Kelly Griffith, current president of merchandising, has been chosen to succeed Everette.

February 5, 2013

West Coast Chill Pure Energy drink, which contains no sugar, no caffeine and no artificial sweeteners has expanded distribution and is now available in locations from coast to coast.

December 13, 2012

Skin care brand Own — which recently launched in Duane Reade stores in New York City, followed by Whole Foods Market in the Northern California region — has developed an app that brings the power to measure and track the aging process to users’ fingertips.

November 29, 2012

Use of electronic health records 
improves medical outcomes among patients with diabetes, according to a recent study conducted by Kaiser Permanente.