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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

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

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