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Soapbox to unveil world’s biggest bottle of soap in Times Square on July 15

Soapbox to unveil world’s biggest bottle of soap in Times Square on July 15

NEW YORK —  Clean beauty company Soapbox will unveil the world’s biggest bottle of soap in Times Square on July 15, 2021, marking the launch of a multi-city tour aimed at raising awareness for the importance of hand hygiene. Soapbox will donate 147,900 personal care products to communities in need during the tour. July 15 is both National Clean

Bausch + Lomb launches Biotrue eye drops, cleansing wipes

Bausch + Lomb launches Biotrue eye drops, cleansing wipes

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Bausch + Lomb has launched Biotrue Hydration Boost Lubricant Eye Drops and Biotrue Micellar Eyelid Cleansing Wipes in the U.S. Both products are preservative-free and uniquely formulated with naturally inspired ingredients to relieve symptoms associated with irritated, dry eyes. “One of the major culprits of dry eyes, which is one of the

NCPA urges robust enforcement of PBM reform law in W.Va.

NCPA urges robust enforcement of PBM reform law in W.Va.

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — The National Community Pharmacists Association has urged the West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner to watch out for pharmacy benefit manager “games” when developing rules to implement reform legislation approved by Republican Gov. Jim Justice (R). Among other things, HB 2263 will implement reporting requirements to ensure transparency; prevent PBMs from

FDA narrows indication for Aduhelm

FDA narrows indication for Aduhelm

SILVER SPRING, Md. _ The Food and Drug Administration has narrowed the indication for Biogen and Eisai Co.’s controversial Alzheimer’s disease drug Aduhelm (aducanumab-avwa), recommending it only for patients with mild symptoms. The FDA approved an updated label to align it with the disease stages studied in clinical trials. Approved wording includes, “Treatment with Aduhelm

NACDS applauds Alabama PBM law

NACDS applauds Alabama PBM law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is hailing Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for signing into law legislation (Act 2021-341) on May 6 which further regulates pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and helps ensure that  reimbursement rates cover pharmacies’ costs of purchasing drugs. The measure – sponsored by Republican State Sen. Tom

Carla Harris, Cedric Richmond to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

Carla Harris, Cedric Richmond to speak at NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS announced that Carla Harris, vice chairman, global wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley and Cedric Richmond, senior advisor to President Biden and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, will be the featured speakers during the Business Program on Wednesday, April 28 – the third and

Congressman discusses vaccine rollout at Discount Drug Mart

Congressman discusses vaccine rollout at Discount Drug Mart

CONCORD, Ohio — The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it will be  increasing weekly shipments of COVID-19 vaccine doses to states, sending out 13.5 million this week, and doubling the amount going to retail pharmacies. Last week U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce visited the Discount Drug Mart store to learn about the retailer’s preparations to

Biovanta: a disruptive breakthrough in cough/cold

Biovanta: a disruptive breakthrough in cough/cold

Biovanta is the only product that safely and effectively addresses the upper respiratory inflammation that causes cold symptoms. Neither a chemical-based drug nor a homeopathic remedy, it’s an O-T-C made from all-natural ingredients. While the ingredients are isolated or derived from common food sources, they are also accepted under the FDA OTC Drug Review as

George Coleman named Merchant of the Year

George Coleman named Merchant of the Year

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — For  CVS Pharmacy, being a convenient health and wellness destination has meant resilience during the pandemic, says George Coleman, senior vice president of merchandising at CVS Health. For being integral to cementing CVS Health’s reputation for optimizing health and wellness and for helping keep the business strong in 2020, Coleman has been

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