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White House spends $1 billion to boost COVID testing

White House spends $1 billion to boost COVID testing

NEW YORK — In an effort to keep reining in the pandemic, the Biden administration will invest $1 billion to quadruple the national supply of at-home COVID-19 tests by December. In addition, it is expanding the number of free community-based test sites to 30,000 nationwide, including 20,000 in pharmacies. The White House’s announcement of the

CRN launches educational website on vitamin D and COVID

CRN launches educational website on vitamin D and COVID

WASHINGTON — The CRN Foundation today announced the launch of Vitamin D & Me!, a consumer education website on vitamin D and COVID-19. Vitamin D & Me! shares research, expert video interviews, news, and education in a user-friendly format and focuses on U.S. consumers ages 55+. “Most people don’t have time to keep up with

cbdMD receives U.S. Hemp Authority Certification

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — cbdMD, Inc., one of the nation’s leading and most highly trusted and recognized cannabidiol (CBD) brands, announced today that it has received the prestigious U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification (USHA). The certification signifies the Company’s efforts to provide a high-quality, trustworthy product and grants the right to use the Certified Seal of the U.S.

Connecting brick and mortar to the digital world

Connecting brick and mortar to the digital world

ATLANTA — Retailers seeking to enhance their in-store shopping experience while seizing on the enormous benefits available in the expanding digital universe might want to look to Eric Sheinkop, a tech innovator who just might have found the link between e-commerce and brick and mortar. Sheinkop, who in his previous creation, Music Dealers, a global

Apotheco Pharmacy Group appoints David Vucurevich CEO

Apotheco Pharmacy Group appoints David Vucurevich CEO

CHICAGO — Apotheco Pharmacy Group, a leading clinically focused network of specialized pharmacies serving the unique needs of the dermatology market, has announced the appointment of David Vucurevich as Chief Executive Officer. Vucurevich, a pharmacist by training, brings over 30 years of experience in the pharmacy industry with an accomplished track record of leading core

STADA teams up with No Kid Hungry to fight childhood hunger

STADA teams up with No Kid Hungry to fight childhood hunger

SUMMIT, N.J. — STADA Corp., the U.S. division of STADA, an international pharmaceutical and consumer health company has announced today their partnership with No Kid Hungry to help children across America get access to healthy meals. STADA focuses its community involvement and charitable support in a localized and targeted approach, and having recently entered the U.S.

Fruth teams up with non-profit to promote drug safety

Fruth teams up with non-profit to promote drug safety

CHARLESTON, W.V. — The West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute Inc. (WV DII), DisposeRx, Inc., and Fruth Pharmacy are collaborating to bring a medication safety and disposal campaign to the region. The campaign will take place through June 30, 2021 and will include counseling from Fruth pharmacists on proper medication disposal at 28 Fruth locations throughout

Third vaccine boosts momentum to end pandemic

Third vaccine boosts momentum to end pandemic

NEW YORK — As the country races to build up enough herd immunity to finally defeat the COVID-19 pandemic, the momentum in distributing the volume of vaccines to meet that goal got a significant boost recently with news that the Food and Drug Administration approved the Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use. Retailers

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