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
TORONTO — Shoppers Drug Mart has long enjoyed a reputation for having one of the most compelling and successful front-end presentations of any North American drug store chain. Although the COVID-19 pandemic created considerable challenges for Shoppers, as it did for all retailers, the chain has weathered the turbulence well and is poised for ongoing
NEW YORK — As the Delta variant drove triple-digit increases in new cases of COVID-19 and a double-digit rise in deaths, efforts to vaccinate the rest of the United States population were running up against resistance that is often culturally or ideologically based. The more highly contagious nature of the Delta variant prompted the Centers
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
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.
SUMMIT, N.J. — STADA Corp, the U.S. division of STADA, an international pharmaceutical and consumer health company is joining No Kid Hungry in honoring hunger heroes across America. From bus drivers and school cafeteria staff to food bank volunteers, every one of these people helps children in their communities get the meals they need to
For the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of working alongside some of the most incredible women as chair of WE. Today I’m proud to introduce WE’s newest chair, Michele Muhammad, chief marking officer of DSE Healthcare. Michele’s election marks Phase 2 for the community. Michele has big plans that will further enhance our
NEW YORK — Now that more Americans are getting vaccinated in the race to build up enough herd immunity to beat the pandemic, questions are mounting as to how long the protection from those shots will last. Along with the unknown duration of immunity the shots offer, there’s also the worry of emerging variants that
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
MANHASSET, N.Y. — In her 35 years as a pharmacist, Helen Maser has never experienced times as challenging as these — or as rewarding. When the coronavirus began spreading in March 2020, and as it became clear that it was a full-blown pandemic, pharmacists like Maser kicked into high gear and demonstrated why they are
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
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.
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
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