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Week of Mon, Apr 1st, 2013

Take Care Clinics launch chronic disease services

Take Care Health Services is expanding its scope of health care practice to include services for people with chronic conditions.

Rite Aid's March sales down despite front-end gain

Rite Aid Corp. reported a smaller decrease in comparable-store sales for March, with improved front-end sales providing a lift.

Walgreens' same-store sales improve in March

Increased sales in the front end helped Walgreen Co. post a slight gain in same-store sales for March.

'Specialty pharmacy' being confused with 'compounding,' group says

The Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) is launching a national advocacy initiative to clarify the differences between specialty pharmacy and compounding.

Cardinal, APhA present GenerationRx Awards

The Cardinal Health Foundation and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) have announced the recipients of GenerationRx Awards.

Walgreens sweetens health incentives in Balance Rewards

Walgreen Co. is giving members of its Balance Rewards loyalty program more incentive to better their health.

Rite Aid allergy initiative includes screenings

Rite Aid Corp. is helping customers get a handle on their allergy symptoms this spring via free health screenings and some expert advice.

AmerisourceBergen to divest contract packaging business

AmerisourceBergen Corp. plans to sell AndersonBrecon, its contract packaging business, to an investor group led by Frazier Healthcare in a $308 million cash deal.

MinuteClinic teams up with San Diego health system

MinuteClinic has entered into a clinical affiliation with Sharp HealthCare, one of Southern California's largest integrated health systems.

Walgreens steps up renewable energy effort in Colo.

Walgreen Co. has expanded its renewable energy initiative to Colorado with SolarCity, a provider of clean energy.

CVS elects former J&J CEO Weldon to board

Former Johnson & Johnson chairman and chief executive officer William Weldon has been named to the CVS Caremark Corp. board of directors.