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Tim Leibmann

Fred’s screening campaigns tout prevention

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For the fifth consecutive year, Fred’s Inc. recognized Colon Cancer Awareness Month by giving away free at-home EZ Detect screening kits designed to detect signs of colon cancer and rectal cancer in the early stages, when they are most treatable. The retailer, which operates 601 pharmacy and general merchandise stores in 15

Fred’s fosters disease prevention with screening programs

Fred’s fosters disease prevention with screening programs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Fred’s Pharmacy has made a difference in the health of thousands of people through its Heart Disease Awareness and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Campaigns. The drug and discount store chain said Wednesday that the campaigns brought screening and early detection tools to more than 98,000 people and, earlier this month, led Fred’s to