December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — The leading maker of home prescription lockboxes has unveiled a high-tech security device that brings cutting-edge fingerprint recognition technology to consumers.


The Rx DrugSafe Medicine Lockbox, unveiled by Rx Safes, provides home security by only allowing access to parents, guardians or other authorized users, the company said. Each safe can recognize up to 120 users through their fingerprints, and can store up to 12 medication bottles.


December 1, 2010

Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., on Tuesday campaigned for a sweeping expansion of efforts to battle methamphetamine, including legislation that would make Missouri the third state in the nation to require a prescription for the cough-cold ingredient pseudoephedrine.

November 24, 2010

UnitedHealth Group will start a program next year that it said can reduce drug costs to as low as $2 per script, the company said Tuesday.

November 14, 2010

A backlog of more than 2,000 drug entities and devices is awaiting approval. That’s the...

November 14, 2010

Humana and Wal-Mart Stores on Monday announced that Mary Lee Reinscheld became the first Medicare...

November 14, 2010

In a ruling hailed by retail pharmacy leaders, the Department of Defense now is insisting...

November 1, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is urging federal health officials to adopt a...

October 24, 2010

More than a quarter trillion dollars in pharmaceutical sales happened through primary healthcare distributors in...

October 24, 2010

Independent pharmacies in 2009 generally were able to withstand the pummeling of a major recession,...

October 24, 2010

Some say it cheapens patient care and reduces quality. The nation’s fourth-biggest pharmacy retailer and...

October 18, 2010

It’s a ruling that could bolster the retail pharmacy industry’s long campaign to extend full...

October 18, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Tuesday released a letter addressed to the...

October 12, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change requiring...

October 10, 2010

The new prescription requirement for over-the-counter medicines under flexible spending accounts, part of the new...

October 6, 2010

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on Wednesday joined...

October 5, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association is giving independent drug store owners some new help in...

October 4, 2010

Shortly after Walmart and Humana announced that they would offer a Medicare Part D prescription...

October 3, 2010

Sam's Club pharmacies are saluting pharmacists across the nation with an awareness campaign in line...

September 30, 2010

The independent pharmacy industry is crying foul over a new plan by Walmart and insurance...

September 30, 2010

Launching a pre-emptive campaign to capture a major share of the Medicare prescription market, Walmart...

September 27, 2010

Kmart Pharmacy is introducing an incentive program by which customers will be rewarded for transferring...

September 26, 2010

Federal efforts to simplify and standardize the information that patients receive with their prescription medications...

September 22, 2010

A group representing the nation's independent pharmacies heralded two pieces of legislation that pertain to...

September 20, 2010

An organization representing the nation's drug stores praised a House subcommittee's legislation that related to...