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Changes to health care likely under Biden

Changes to health care likely under Biden

NEW YORK — The results of the presidential election have changed who will be the leader of the free world; but it hasn’t changed the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going away and will be waiting for President-elect Joe Biden when he takes office on January 20. As it was during the election, COVID

NACDS welcomes HHS decision to enhance patients’ access to COVID-19 vaccinations, other vaccinations and COVID-19 tests

NACDS welcomes HHS decision to enhance patients’ access to COVID-19 vaccinations, other vaccinations and COVID-19 tests

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven Anderson issued a statement today upon the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issuance of guidance under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) authorizing qualified pharmacy technicians and state-authorized pharmacy interns to administer childhood vaccines, COVID-19 vaccines

Vizuri introduces revolutionary patch to relieve pain

Vizuri introduces revolutionary patch to relieve pain

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Weekend warriors, physically active people and others needing pain relief have a new option to help relieve joint and muscle pain. Vizuri Health Sciences Consumer Healthcare has created a revolutionary treatment solution. New PainBloc24 Flexi-Stretch Pain Tape combines an innovative 4-way stretch patch, inspired by the lightweight, flexible fabric used in

Supplylogix to help pharmacy customers track inventory

Supplylogix to help pharmacy customers track inventory

IRVING, Texas — Expanding on its industry-leading Pinpoint suite of solutions, Supplylogix has announced the availability of the latest enhancement to the Pinpoint Order software. The new Inventory Segmentation feature expands on the existing functionality of Pinpoint Order, giving users a dashboard to view their medication categories, in groups of 10, and the associated inventory

Diamond Wipes’ HandyClean Steridol Wipes confirmed effective

Diamond Wipes’ HandyClean Steridol Wipes confirmed effective

CHINO, Calif. —  Diamond Wipes announced on Monday that its HandyClean Steridol Wipes has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on hard, non-porous surfaces, and can be used against  2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) when used in accordance with the directions for use against norovirus on hard, non-porous surfaces. Refer to the

Colgate Optic White unveils new overnight teeth whitening pen

Colgate Optic White unveils new overnight teeth whitening pen

NEW YORK— Colgate Optic White has launched its new Colgate Optic White Overnight Teeth Whitening Pen designed to brighten smiles while users sleep. The advanced whitening technology, which is powered by hydrogen peroxide, removes 15 years of stains in just week. This whitening pen is an easy application where the formula goes on wet and

Epidemics collide: the coronavirus and opioid abuse

Epidemics collide: the coronavirus and opioid abuse

As prescription drug abuse has grown into the “opioid epidemic” we are currently faced with, the Drug Enforcement Administration and state regulatory and law enforcement authorities have significantly ramped up their enforcement efforts across the entire pharmaceutical supply chain. For pharmacists, there has been an increased focus on a pharmacist’s “corresponding responsibility” to prevent the

Nature’s Bounty releases gummies to help relieve stress

Nature’s Bounty releases gummies to help relieve stress

RONKONKOMA, N. Y. — Nature’s Bounty has announced the launch of Stress Comfort, a line of flavored-gummy vitamins, to help provide consumers with peace of mind, peaceful dreams and to boost their moods.   “As stress continues to rank as a top health concern among Americans, consumers should be aware that there are natural solutions to ease stress and provide comfort during these uncertain

Ashworth leaving Walgreens to run Tivity Health

Ashworth leaving Walgreens to run Tivity Health

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — Walgreens president Richard Ashworth is leaving the company to become president and chief executive officer of Tivity Health, a leading provider of fitness, nutrition and social engagement solutions. He will assume his new post effective June 1, and also serve on Tivity’s board. Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chief executive officer Alex Gourlay, whom

Kroger Co. provides new career opportunities to 23,500 workers

Kroger Co. provides new career opportunities to 23,500 workers

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Family of Companies announced Friday it has recently provided new career opportunities to more than 23,500 workers nationwide, including those from the hardest-hit sectors like restaurants, hotels and food service distributors. Kroger plans to hire an additional 20,000 workers over the next several weeks to help it to continue to provide

CVS announces upcoming changes to its board of directors

CVS announces upcoming changes to its board of directors

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has announced upcoming changes to its board of directors. Richard “Dick” Swift, Richard Bracken and Mark Bertolini will not stand for reelection at the company’s 2020 Annual Meeting. The board will then be reduced from 16 to 13 directors in order to further align with corporate governance best practices. Swift, the former

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