November 11, 2014

Robert Craves, a founding officer of Costco, died last week shortly after being diagnosed with cancer, The Seattle Times reported. 

November 6, 2014

In an effort to handle the expected double-digit package volume growth this holiday season, the Postal Service on Thursday announced that it would be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high-volume areas beginning Nov. 17 through Christmas Day.

October 31, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday revealed key findings from the 2014 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.

October 29, 2014

The majority of independent community pharmacists are interested in incorporating personalized medicine services into their practices, but they require further education before this is possible.

October 28, 2014

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board on Tuesday announced that Hannah Peabody was selected as the 2014 PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician of the Year. 

October 23, 2014

Regional player Bartell Drugs and CareClinic will host “Fall Wellness Day” on Nov. 15 at Bartell Drugs’ Crossroads store in Bellevue, Wash. Bartell pharmacists will provide health services free of charge.

October 15, 2014

According to a recent survey conducted by Mom Central in partnership with the makers of Tylenol, 52% of moms agree that a baby’s first fever is the most challenging motherhood moment, and 82% report they are most likely to consult their pediatrician to navigate such milestones. 

October 14, 2014

Twenty African-American and Hispanic community and health care organizations earlier this month submitted a letter to the Food and Drug Administration raising concerns that its Proposed Rule on Generic Labeling could jeopardize patient safety and access to affordable medicines. 

October 10, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s final rule moving hydrocodone combination products from Schedule III to the more-restrictive Schedule II officially went into effect on Monday. 

October 9, 2014

At a time when nearly every media outlet is covering Ebola, Enterovirus D-68, or a new outbreak of an infectious disease, the American Pharmacists Association is reminding Americans that the nation’s pharmacists are ready to help.

October 8, 2014

"What happens when student pharmacists discover that their professional path may prove equal parts public health and public policy?"

October 7, 2014

Beginning in 2015, the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board will implement two changes in recertification requirements for Certified Pharmacy Technicians, the group announced Monday. 

September 24, 2014

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act — more commonly known as the Hatch Waxman Act — which enabled manufacturers to bring generic versions of pharmaceuticals to market more easily, GPHA president Ralph Neas issued a statement.

September 19, 2014

Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health, spoke on Friday before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

September 12, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on Thursday announced the recipients of the 2014 Research and Hope Awards. 

September 8, 2014

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Friday announced the opening of Pharmaca Wellness & Natural Beauty in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle. 

September 4, 2014

Costco reported on Thursday a boost in net sales for August and the fourth quarter.

September 2, 2014

Seattle-based Bartell Drugs and Metropolitan Market are hosting a rally this week to celebrate the Seattle Seahawks’ season kick off.

September 2, 2014

The vast majority of parents are making sure that their children get vaccinated against potentially serious diseases, according to data from the CDC.

September 2, 2014

Beginning this week, Texas A&M University will partner with collegiate apparel supplier, Knights Apparel, to launch the Costco Back-to-College Tailgate Roadshow featuring Aggie Gameday apparel.

August 28, 2014

Consumer packaged goods companies need to plan for a “1-5-10” market in the United States during the next five years, in which digital’s current 1% penetration will likely expand to 5% and could accelerate to as much as 10% in short order, according to a new report, "The Digital Future: A Game Plan for Consumer Packaged Goods," prepared for the Grocery Manufacturers Association by The Boston Consulting Group, Google and IRI. 

August 21, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the 2014-15 influenza season.

August 15, 2014

The second annual health survey by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America shows that Americans are more conscious of their health, and believe their own health is good.

August 14, 2014

Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits present potential opportunities for pharmacists based in physician offices, concluded two experience articles published in the July/August 2014 edition of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.