November 18, 2011

The Fellowship of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia on Friday elected the first nurse practitioner to its ranks: Sandra Ryan, Walgreens' Take Care Health Systems chief nurse practitioner officer and clinical advocate.

November 4, 2011

In September, the Generic Pharmaceutical Association announced the appointment of Ralph Neas — former president and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care — as its new president and CEO, replacing Kathleen Jaeger, who stepped down as president and CEO of the organization in May 2010.

September 19, 2011

The industry has lost a true “patriot of pharmacy practice.”

September 13, 2011

Procter & Gamble’s Crest Pro-Health brand is looking to educate older adults about the importance of gum health during the second annual National Gingivitis Awareness Month this September by partnering with actress, author and health advocate Marilu Henner.

August 24, 2011

The new Max-Wellness at the Lake Health’s West Medical Center is a smaller-format store specifically designed for hospitals. The approximately 600-sq.-ft. location adjacent to the hospital gift shop features wellness products specifically tailored to the needs of patients.

August 11, 2011

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic continues to expand its list of strategic alliances, with its latest partner being Indiana University Health (IU Health), the largest health system in Indiana.

June 20, 2011

Liya Kebede has joined the growing roster of L'Oréal Paris representatives.

May 25, 2011

Summer's Eve, a maker of feminine hygiene products, has teamed up with women's health and empowerment expert Carla Stokes and advocacy organization I Am That Girl, led by women's movement advocate and "Survivor" finalist Alexis Jones, for an upcoming campaign to engage, educate and empower women to better understand and nurture their bodies.

May 24, 2011

More than 350 independent pharmacists will be rallying with legislators in the halls of Congress Wednesday to help communicate the value pharmacists contribute to health care and to advocate for specific legislative initiatives as part of the 2011 Legislative and Government Affairs Conference of the National Community Pharmacists Association.

April 8, 2011

The news that CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners is important as it reflects a larger focus within the U.S. healthcare landscape: medical homes, or for a growing number of Americans, the lack thereof.

April 7, 2011

CVS Caremark's retail-based clinic operator, MinuteClinic, has entered into a clinical affiliation with Advocate Health Care and Advocate Physician Partners to enhance the healthcare services provided to patients in communities throughout Chicagoland and central Illinois.

April 1, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has hired Julie Philp as director of federal affairs to bring additional pharmacy and legislative expertise to the government affairs team. She joins NACDS on April 11.

March 10, 2011

Pop singer Lady Gaga has dissolved her partnership with mass merchandiser Target, according to published reports.

November 15, 2010

A leading charitable funder of and advocate for Type 1 diabetes research and a drug...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 9, 2010

With more than 2,000 nominations from across the country, L'Oreal Paris has selected the 2010...

October 24, 2010

In a highly anticipated move to new leadership, the National Community Pharmacists Association has named...

September 28, 2010

The subject of specialty pharmacy reached a whole new level of nuance as a wide...

September 12, 2010

The owner of a fast-casual restaurant chain and a healthy food advocate have opened a...

August 22, 2010

Propelled by the maxim that in numbers there is strength, the nation’s top independent pharmacy...

August 19, 2010

The owner of a chain of fast-casual restaurants in Chicago has created a new supermarket...

June 23, 2010

Two national groups serving independent and small-chain pharmacy owners said Thursday they’re forging new, closer...

May 5, 2010

With a solid team in place and the strong support of parent company Walgreens, Peter...

July 23, 2009

Prevention — thankfully — has become a buzz word in all the talk about health...