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A new beauty care concept is being tested by Rite Aid Corp. at some of the drug chain's "wellness store" locations.
Bartell Drugs is testing a state-of-the-art system that will let its customers print anything from a personal photo book to a classic novel in just minutes.
CVS Caremark Corp. is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Wake Forest Retail Innovation Challenge, whose theme this year is "Enhancing Seniors' Lives."
The nation's three largest drug chains are supporting relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of the devastating typhoon, Haiyan, that swept through the island nation last week, leaving thousands dead and communities destroyed.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and Pennsylvania Bio applauded the Pennsylvania Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee for its approval of Senate Bill 405, which in the event of any biologic product substitution would require a pharmacist to notify the patient and, within 72 hours, the patient's doctor.
As part of their clinical lab service partnership, Theranos Inc. and Walgreen Co. opened two new Theranos Wellness Centers at Walgreens stores in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark Corp. and Brigham and Women's Hospital showed that a genetic marker for improving medication safety is underused in prescribing for cardiovascular treatments.
Walgreen Co. recently highlighted research demonstrating that adherence to therapeutic treatments for HIV and related comorbidities, such as serious mental illness, was much higher for patients using Walgreens HIV-specialized pharmacies than for patients using other Walgreens retail pharmacies.
Kevin Lofton, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Health Initiatives, has been elected to the Rite Aid Corp. board of directors.
Steve Lubin is stepping down as divisional vice president and general manager of marketing for non-mainland operations at Walgreen Co. He has been with the drug chain for 43 years.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. saw sales and net earnings per share rise for its third quarter, with EPS exceeding analysts' consensus estimate by a penny.
William Shrank has been hired as chief scientific officer and chief medical officer for provider innovation and analytics at CVS Caremark Corp.
Ready-to-eat food products sold at Walgreens and other retailers are part of a recall announced this weekend by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.
As it approaches its 125th year in business, Bartell Drugs has proven to be a survivor.