June 24, 2015

Rite Aid announced on Wednesday that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Services.

June 24, 2015

According to a new national survey, more than a quarter (27%) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth.

June 24, 2015

The Little Clinic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger, has expanded into Kansas, marking the company's 10th state to operate retail clinics.

June 23, 2015

CVS Health announced on Tuesday that Norman de Greve will join CVS Health as chief marketing officer, effective July 15.

June 23, 2015

Eisai announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had given Fycompa approval to be used as an adjunctive therapy in treating primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

June 23, 2015

Fresh from two major acquisition announcements — Target’s pharmacy business and Omnicare — CVS Health remains "a category of one” and continues to look ahead to its next innovative move, Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS/pharmacy, told investors at the Jefferies 2015 Global Consumer Conference Tuesday morning.

June 23, 2015

Researchers expect a sharp uptick in weight-associated diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and some cancers. 

June 22, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep category in this multi-page report, which includes a Q&A with Procter & Gamble's Dave Tomasi.

June 22, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare are partnering to develop a product with pseudoephedrine that would be resistant to being used in methamphetamine.

June 22, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services. 

June 22, 2015

McKesson announced Monday that Kathy McElligott had been appointed EVP and chief information officer, as well as chief technology officer, effective July 20. 

June 22, 2015

The organization will give away $15.5 million in grants to seven national nonprofits to support free meal and nutrition education programs this summer and throughout the school year.

June 19, 2015

Ateb, Inc. will use the messaging service to facilitate communication between its 500,000 active patients and their prescribers. 

June 19, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores urged a Senate Committee to look to pharmacy in providing health services that can improve care for Medicare patients with chronic conditions.

June 18, 2015

CVS Health's app will help people regulate their medication schedules and provide scanning capabilities for health insurance cards.

June 18, 2015

The Daytona Beach News-Journal published a joint op-ed by Florida Retail Federation president and CEO Rick McAllister and National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson.

June 18, 2015

Alibaba and Foxconn Technology Group announced they are each investing $117.8 million in Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank’s robotics unit.

June 18, 2015

Brian Tilzer, SVP and chief digital officer of CVS Health, sat down with Drug Store News at the opening of the CVS Digital Innovation Lab in Boston on June 18 to discuss the strategy behind the lab and CVS’ larger goals for transforming healthcare through digital technology.

June 18, 2015

Rite Aid is differentiating the drug store shopping experience through offerings like RediClinics, the wellness+ with Plenti loyalty program and the company's pending acquisition of EnvisionRx.

June 18, 2015

Teva and Microchips Biotech have announced a partnership that would test Microchips implantable drug delivery device with Teva’s portfolio.

June 18, 2015

Walgreens’ Beth Stiller will take the stage as a speaker during the upcoming thought leadership event to be hosted by Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum on Aug. 21.

June 18, 2015

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are teaming up this year to offer free HIV testing in more than 150 cities across the country.

June 17, 2015

To showcase health and beauty makeovers are playing out within its stores, CVS Health executives met with Drug Store News Wednesday morning at a newly renovated CVS/pharmacy in Manhattan.

June 17, 2015

The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic in Topeka, Kan., opened Wednesday inside the CVS/pharmacy store, joining 11 additional clinic locations in the state.