June 27, 2013

An organization formed with the goal of reducing healthcare costs and improving health in the United States has launched a new diabetes-management program for pharmacists.

June 18, 2013

AquaHydrate, a Southern California-based health and fitness water company, announced expanded retail distribution across the West and Midwest regions of the United States, including Walgreens, Savemart, Raley's, Pharmaca stores and more.

April 18, 2013

A new study by Kaiser Permanente finds that a large percentage of women with osteoporosis fail to pick up new prescriptions for the condition.

April 2, 2013

Extreme weather patterns may contribute to a severe and long allergy season this spring, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

April 1, 2013

Retail-based clinic operator MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark, and Southern California healthcare system Sharp HealthCare have entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to healthcare services throughout San Diego County.

February 19, 2013

Stater Bros. announced Dan Meyer has been promoted to EVP retail operations.

November 27, 2012

Automated phone and mail reminders increase the likelihood that patients with new prescriptions for cholesterol-lowering drugs will pick them up from the pharmacy, according to a new study.

November 6, 2012

Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacies, located throughout Southern California, are offering free antibiotics based on a 14-day eligible quantity, beginning Nov. 1. The offer includes refills, to anyone with or without health insurance coverage who presents a prescription.

October 25, 2012

The Vons division of Safeway on Wednesday announced a new program with Chevron to offer a joint Reward Points loyalty program.

October 9, 2012

99 Cents Only announced its official search for retail property on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif.

October 9, 2012

New, holistic models for integrated, patient-centered care are emerging from the fog of health reform almost as fast as you can say “accountable care organization.” But pharmacy and retail clinic operators aren’t waiting for ACOs to fully ripen.

October 1, 2012

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has set the world record for the most flu shots given in a single day, the organization said Monday.

June 11, 2012

Men's grooming brand FaceLube has teamed up with former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz to launch an exclusive men's anti-aging skin care line at La Curacao department stores.

June 6, 2012

A store-level workforce reduction is planned for Albertsons' Southern California division.

May 16, 2012

“No frills, just real savings” and “Simple prices you can add up in your head” make clear that Dollar General’s goal is to provide great prices on household essentials.


April 16, 2012

Supervalu on Monday announced three new executive appointments following the departure of Sue Klug, president of its Albertsons Southern California division.

February 24, 2012

The Supreme Court has sent a lawsuit challenging cuts to California's Medicaid program back to a lower court.

January 26, 2012

Kroger banners Ralphs and Food 4 Less are raising funds to support children's hospitals.

January 3, 2012

The role of the pharmacist has evolved considerably over the past decade, and few things exemplify that evolution more than pharmacists taking an active role in patients’ medication therapies and consulting with them one-on-one.


December 12, 2011

Fresh & Easy is offering Southern California customers a chance to purchase holiday meals.

December 5, 2011

The concept of medication therapy management has become more developed, and certain aspects of it have become established within the organizations providing and paying for it, according to a white paper published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.

November 4, 2011

Food 4 Less and Ralphs Grocery announced that they are inviting customers to help support local food banks and families in need through a special fundraising campaign that kicks off Nov. 6.

October 19, 2011

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California announced on Wednesday that it will double its presence in clinics and medical homes that deliver healthcare services to the uninsured, the poor and the homeless.

October 10, 2011

Sue Klug, president of the Southern California division of Supervalu, was awarded the Bobbie O'Hare Award for outstanding service to the Network of Executive Women on Friday.