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Walgreen Co. has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to offer $10 million of free flu shots in 15 markets nationwide to people who lack health insurance or have insufficient health coverage.
It appears increasingly unlikely that former Walmart executive Hank Mullany will join CVS/pharmacy.
MinuteClinic has affiliated with St. Rose Dominican Hospitals in southern Nevada in a clinical alliance to enhance the health care services in the Las Vegas metropolitan area.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation plans to contribute $1.5 million in grants to expand the availability of community pharmacy residency programs (CPRPs) for pharmacy graduates, which it said is the single-largest grant ever dedicated to community pharmacy residencies.
The Cardinal Health Foundation and the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy have teamed up to launch the new GenerationRx Youth Toolkit, aimed at helping prevent prescription drug abuse by teens.
Despite declined revenue, Rite Aid Corp. narrowed its loss for its fiscal 2011 third quarter and came in ahead of Wall Street's forecast.
Walmart has been granted a preliminary injunction to block former executive Hank Mullany from being hired as the pharmacy chief at CVS Caremark Corp., according to published reports.
An estimated 36 million Americans, or one in six people, have purchased prescription drugs online without a doctor's prescription, according to research presented by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and funded by the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP).
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association are dropping their 2007 lawsuit that has blocked the implementation of the so-called "AMP rule" by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
CVS/pharmacy has launched CVS Express Photo App, an online application that enables users of the social media site Facebook to order photo prints directly from their Facebook albums and pick them up in about an hour from a CVS store.
RediClinic plans to open 20 new health clinics in H.E. Butt Grocery Co. stores across Texas.
A leading discounter and several large supermarket chains have joined UnitedHealthcare's Pharmacy Saver Medicare Part D program.
Troubled food and drug retailer A&P has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.