September 1, 2011

California on Wednesday banned the sale of dextromethorphan to minors, becoming the first state to pass such legislation.

September 1, 2011

Fresh & Easy is slated to open its first six stores in the Sacramento region in 2012.

August 24, 2011

Dispensing narcotics and other highly abused prescription drugs, pharmacies have always been potential targets for robbery and burglary. But a series of violent crimes over the past year and a half have thrown a spotlight on the dangers faced by pharmacy workers and customers, and have galvanized public opinion for tougher laws.

July 11, 2011

Are you a man living with PMS? That's the question the California Milk Processor Board, the creator of the GOT MILK? campaign, is asking California men this summer.

June 20, 2011

The National Consumers League recently launched the Script Your Future initiative to raise awareness among patients about the impact of not taking their medications as prescribed, and now the first-of-its-kind campaign is kicking off in several markets around the country.

May 23, 2011

Members of a local coalition in Providence, R.I., launched on Monday the Script Your Future campaign, which is part of a national effort to educate consumers on the importance of medication adherence.

May 19, 2011

Theodore Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber, allegedly is a suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings in the Chicago area that killed seven people, according to published reports.

April 25, 2011

Like most retailers in California, combo-store pioneer Raley’s Supermarkets has been in a slow growth mode since the recession began in 2008. “We still have 105 pharmacies, so not a lot has changed in the past few years,” said John Segale, a spokesman for the Sacramento-based chain.

February 15, 2011

Aisle411, a mobile retail navigation service that helps shoppers locate products down to the shelf location, on Tuesday announced its service now is live in more than 1,000 stores. The service added three markets: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego.

October 5, 2010

AstraZeneca will provide medications free of charge to qualifying patients in Sacramento, Calif., through its...

September 16, 2010

California health officials and healthcare professionals are urging Californians to get vaccinated, as the state...

September 14, 2010

A new study released Wednesday by the American Lung Association, and conducted by researchers at...