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Walmart and Argus Health Systems Inc. have entered a preferred pharmacy network arrangement.
With generic drugs in the national spotlight as a cost-saver for the health care system, the National Community Pharmacists Association is noting that its members are a core provider of these affordable medications.
Take Care Health Systems, the retail health clinic subsidiary of Walgreen Co., has opened a full-service medical center and on-site pharmacy at Sanofi US headquarters in Bridgewater, N.J.
The Food and Drug Administration is alerting users of over-the-counter asthma inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to get a prescription for a replacement medication since these products won't be made or sold by the year's end.
As part of their flu vaccination effort, Kroger Co. supermarket pharmacies and Little Clinic health clinics are offering needle-free injections from Pharmajet Inc.
The use of generic prescription drugs saved U.S. consumers and the nation's health care system $931 billion over the past decade, according to an analysis released by Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA).
Rite Aid Corp. lowered its net loss for the fiscal 2012 second quarter, beating Wall Street's forecast, as the drug store chain saw sales rise and expenses decline.
By the numbers, the last flu season took its toll on workers, parents and children in terms of lost workdays, lost wages and missed school days, among other effects, according to a new report from Walgreen Co.
CVS/pharmacy and Procter & Gamble Co. have set up a prototype aisle designed to make it easier for men to find and purchase grooming products.
At a congressional hearing, the chief executive officers of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) Express Scripts Inc. and Medco Health Solutions Inc. made the case for the companies' merger deal, which retail and specialty pharmacy groups and others have called anticompetitive.
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has begun its annual campaign to alert consumers that their local retail drug store provides a convenient place to get their flu shot this season.
John Eisel, a former divisional vice president at Walgreen Co., has been named chief operating officer of InnerWorkings Inc., a global print management and promotional solutions firm.
The Cardinal Health Foundation is providing new guidelines that help pharmacists and other health care providers host medication disposal days.
Independent pharmacy franchises, supermarkets and mass merchandisers topped traditional chain drug stores in terms of pharmacy customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. National Pharmacy Study.
Len DeMino, who spent more than 50 years involved in community pharmacy, died on Friday. He was 81.
A radio advertisement launched by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores aims to rally consumers against the proposed merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions.
Duane Reade has partnered with Smith Electric Vehicles to add Newton zero-emission, all-electric commercial trucks to its delivery fleet.