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NACDS New York City gathering to bring together top industry executives

NACDS New York City gathering to bring together top industry executives

NEW YORK — This week, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Board of Directors and senior-level representatives from NACDS-member retailer and supplier companies will gather for NACDS Week in New York City. Hot and emerging topics — and critical issues — facing the industry and the nation will be front-and-center. On Wednesday, the

Aurobindo receives approval for valganciclovir for oral solution

Aurobindo receives approval for valganciclovir for oral solution

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. – Aurobindo Pharma’s valganciclovir for oral solution, are an AB-rated generic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), VALCYTE for oral solution 50mg/1mL, manufactured by HOFFMANN LA ROCHE. Valganciclovir for oral solution, are indicated for the prevention of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease in kidney and heart transplant patients at high risk. Valganciclovir for

Aurobindo gets FDA approval for carbidopa and levodopa tablets

Aurobindo gets FDA approval for carbidopa and levodopa tablets

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. – Aurobindo Pharma Limited has received final approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application carbidopa and levodopa tablets USP, 10mg/100mg, 25mg/100mg, and 25mg/250mg. Aurobindo Pharma’s carbidopa and levodopa tablets, are an AB-rated generic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), SINEMET Tablets, manufactured by ORGANON. Carbidopa

KSL | Pulse Scientific named Canadian distributor of combined COVID-19 and Flu At-Home Test

KSL | Pulse Scientific named Canadian distributor of combined COVID-19 and Flu At-Home Test

BURLINGTON, ONT. – KSL | Pulse Scientific, specializing in diagnostic, medical and laboratory products, announced today national distribution of the first and only over-the-counter combination test for COVID-19 and flu, packaged and designed for self-testing at home. Developed by Lucira Health, Inc., the test has been approved by Health Canada and is now available to institutions, health

Heightened focus on affordability tops ‘Trends to Watch’ for 2023

Heightened focus on affordability tops ‘Trends to Watch’ for 2023

WASHINGTON – A heightened focus on affordability is among the seven health and well-being Trends to Watch in 2023, Business Group on Health announced Tuesday. Other top trends include a greater shift toward health equity and the ongoing need for health and well-being programs that help employees navigate life’s stressors. “While each trend relates to

Rite Aid Healthy Futures awards $4M in neighborhood grants on Giving Tuesday

Rite Aid Healthy Futures awards $4M in neighborhood grants on Giving Tuesday

CAMP HILL, Pa. – With aims to address the toughest health and wellness challenges facing kids today, Rite Aid Healthy Futures on Giving Tuesday announced it has awarded over $4 million in neighborhood grants to more than 400 grassroots nonprofit organizations that work to create healthier, more equitable neighborhoods. Part of the Empowering Children signature

AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy supports communities with new corporate giving program

AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy supports communities with new corporate giving program

ORLANDO – In keeping with its purpose of providing hope and care for better tomorrows, AllianceRx Walgreens Pharmacy recently launched AllianceCares, the specialty and home delivery pharmacy’s new corporate giving program. As part of Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29, team members designated St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as the first recipient of proceeds from the program’s semi-annual giving campaign. Tuck Tucker,

Camber launches generic Naprosyn

Camber launches generic Naprosyn

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Camber Pharmaceuticals recently announced the addition of naproxen oral suspension to its current portfolio. Naproxen oral suspension is indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of: rheumatoid arthritis osteoarthritis ankylosing spondylitis polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis tendonitis bursitis acute gout The management of: pain primary dysmenorrhea Naproxen oral suspension from Camber

MPG partners with Bryan Gildenberg and Confluencer Commerce

MPG partners with Bryan Gildenberg and Confluencer Commerce

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. – Market Performance Group (MPG) announced a new partnership with Bryan Gildenberg and Confluencer Commerce, combining MPG’s unmatched omnichannel strategic, executional, and operational expertise with Gildenberg’s cutting edge thought leadership. The partnership will further drive thought leadership in omnichannel commerce, helping brands, retailers and their trading partners most effectively bring together the

Meijer reaches 4 million meal donation goal

Meijer reaches 4 million meal donation goal

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer will donate $1 million – equating to 4 million meals – to food pantries across the Midwest after customers made more than 4 million purchases including Meijer brand items Thanksgiving week. The donation came as a result of the retailer’s recent commitment to provide up to 4 million meals to its signature Simply

Kroger Health Center marks first anniversary

Kroger Health Center marks first anniversary

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Health Center for Advanced Community Care, a joint project of Kroger Health and the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. The Center employs pharmacists, technicians, nurse practitioners, and dietitians to provide an interprofessional model of care. It also provides practical experiences for students

Deloitte: Shoppers remain resilient during Thanksgiving holiday

Deloitte: Shoppers remain resilient during Thanksgiving holiday

NEW YORK — While shoppers look for ways to make the holidays festive, inflation is weighing on the spirit of the season. As consumers are creating their gift lists and checking them twice, Deloitte’s “2022 Black Friday-Cyber Monday Survey” examines what retailers can expect from shoppers between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. Conducted online Oct. 19-28,

GNC launches Wellness Wonderland giveaway

GNC launches Wellness Wonderland giveaway

PITTSBURGH – Creating industry-leading, cutting-edge product innovation and coaching is a key part of how global wellness leader, GNC helps consumers Live Well. Continuing in this tradition, GNC is introducing the 2022 Wellness Wonderland giveaway, offering a $200,000 grand prize for one lucky winner and hundreds of additional giveaways available exclusively via the GNC LiveWell

NACDS names Brent Palmer director of federal and state public policy

NACDS names Brent Palmer director of federal and state public policy

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has announced the appointment of Brent Palmer to the new role of director of federal and state public policy. Most recently, Palmer served as manager of public policy and government relations for Hims & Hers Health, Inc. In making the announcement, NACDS President and

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