September 28, 2015

PhRMA's next leader hails from the Advanced Medical Technology Association, where he was president and CEO for more than 10 years. 

September 25, 2015

The bankrupt Haggen supermarket chain has listed 111 locations for sale, many in California, as the company looks to refocus its operations on 37 stores in the Pacific Northwest.

September 18, 2015

APhA's new training program aims to provide a formal curriculum for preceptors at all practice sites who interact with student pharmacists and residents.

September 18, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and prevention this week announced that a new draft guideline for prescribing opioids to patients with chronic pain was in the works. 

September 18, 2015

Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.

September 15, 2015

The Task Force found that taking aspirin can help 50- to 69-year-olds who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease prevent heart attacks and stroke, as well as help prevent colorectal cancer, if taken for at least 10 years.

August 17, 2015

Through the acquisition, Haggen expanded from 18 stores with 16 pharmacies in the Pacific Northwest to 164 stores and 106 pharmacies across Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona.

August 6, 2015

At customer panels at Cardinal Health’s Retail Business Conference, nine different independent pharmacy owners detailed some of the tactics they are using to keep their customers, attract new shoppers and make their businesses more than just a neighborhood pharmacy.

July 28, 2015

A GAO report released Monday suggests that the Drug Enforcement Agency should take steps to improve communications with pharmacists, manufacturers. 

July 17, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is setting a precedent that effectively can't be rolled back in the future, according to Congress leaders who hosted a press conference Friday morning.

June 25, 2015

CVS Health was among the recipients of this year’s Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 8, 2015

Nominations are now being accepted for the American Pharmacists Association annual awards and honors program. The awards will be presented at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Baltimore from March 4 to 7, 2016.

June 3, 2015

Is Costco the largest organic grocer? It just may be, according to a report by The Seattle Times.

May 26, 2015

A deficiency in iodine can lead to thyroid hormone-related and other health problems, according to CRN. 

May 26, 2015

Bartell Drugs isn’t just celebrating its 125th anniversary. The regional player is also celebrating the deployment of its own private-label brand, which is designed to highlight the retailer’s connection to the Puget Sound region, The Seattle Times has reported.

May 15, 2015

Costco is trying to increase its membership base in Canada with an innovative social media campaign.

May 14, 2015

A new Natural Resources Defense Council report released Wednesday found that one-in-three Americans are exposed to extreme allergy and ozone conditions. 

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

April 30, 2015

American physician survey finds that Americans are lacking the tools to fight chronic disease. 

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 23, 2015

IRI's 2014 Pacesetters cumulatively captured more than $7 billion in year-one sales. 

April 22, 2015

Welcome to the big leagues, Haggen Food & Pharmacy.

April 21, 2015

The Grocery Manufacturers Association will award the GMA Hall of Achievement Award to three industry leaders this fall, including former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson.