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In-store pharmacies at Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie supermarkets have launched a free prescription refill synchronization service.
Rick Herring, president of Ahold USA's Giant Carlisle division, plans to retire from the company next week.
Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. posted increased sales and profit for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and full year, with adjusted earnings topping analysts' consensus forecast.
In the coming months, Rite Aid Corp. plans to begin deploying higi health screening stations in most of its stores.
CVS Caremark Corp.'s decision to cease sales of tobacco products in its drug stores drew widespread praise, led by the White House.
Same-store sales at Walgreen Co. gained in January, but a lower incidence of flu negatively impacted pharmacy sales and script count.
CVS Caremark Corp. will halt all sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products through its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide by Oct. 1. The action makes CVS/pharmacy the first national drug chain to take this step.
The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) and a coalition of health care stakeholders have issued a consensus document outlining steps to help ensure responsible, effective patient care in the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances.
In its first conference of the year, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores gathered regional drug chain and supplier members here to tackle "an ambitious agenda of retail and pharmacy."
Walgreen Co. is providing free blood pressure tests at all of its pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics during February in support of American Heart Month.
Mark Panzer has stepped down as president and chief executive officer of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy to join Sears Holding Corp.
BioScrip Inc. has agreed to sell its home health business, Deaconess HomeCare, to LHC Group Inc. for $60 million in cash.
The California Rx Card has saved California residents more than $240 million since its launch in 2007 through the end of 2013.
Walgreen Co. is suing CVS Caremark Corp., Rite Aid Corp. and Shopko Stores Operating Co. for patent infringement regarding "refill by scan" technology in their mobile applications.