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August 29, 2013

Better-educated middle-aged Americans are less likely to smoke and more apt to be physically active than their less-educated peers. They also are more inclined to make healthy changes and adhere to them, according to a new study in the September issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

August 8, 2013

Can one of the nation's premier specialty pharmacies maintain its focus on each patient it serves while simultaneously smashing its own growth records and reaching national power-player status in the rarified world of specialized medication services?

August 6, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has announced the launch of MyRexall, providing its customers with the ability to view and print their personal medication records online at Rexall.ca.

August 1, 2013

A new app allows patients to communicate through audio and video with their pharmacies using a smartphone, tablet or computer.

July 25, 2013

Loblaw Cos., which recently announced plans to acquire Shoppers Drug Mart, posted a 2% increase in second-quarter revenue and a 1.1% lift in same-store sales as its drug store sales fell flat for the period.

July 24, 2013

Canadian regulators have approved two drugs made by GlaxoSmithKline for treating skin cancer.

July 9, 2013

Canadian pharmacy chain The Jean Coutu Group, which operates a network of 407 franchised stores in Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario, reported a drop in net income in its first quarter, largely due to much smaller gains from the sale of Rite Aid shares versus the year-earlier period, the company stated.

June 27, 2013

An athletic team consisting entirely of people with diabetes will take part in several professional competitions and speaking events in Canada.

June 24, 2013

Target has donated money for relief amid floods in western Canada that have displaced more than 100,000 people and resulted in three deaths.

June 21, 2013

A survey commissioned by Target Corp. recently found that nearly one-quarter of Canadians in some parts of the country don't have first aid kits at home, and more than half don't have one in their car.

June 19, 2013

Prestige cosmetics and skin care brand Pari Beauty has opened its first-ever storefront location in an Ontario mall as part of its expansion strategy, the company has announced.

June 19, 2013

Target Corp. is reaching out to Canadian customers preparing to send their children to summer camp with information and resources about allergies.

June 5, 2013

Target Corp. will go local at its stores in Quebec, the mass merchandise retailer said.

May 30, 2013

When does the double-edged sword of generic drug price reductions begin to cut the government agency or health system holding the sword?

That's the question many pharmacy leaders in Canada have for the provincial health system policy-makers who have embarked on a crusade to whack pharmacy reimbursement levels for many lower-cost generic medicines sold under the nation's publicly funded health system.

May 7, 2013

Target opened 22 of its stores in western Canada Tuesday and will open two more next Tuesday, the mass merchandise retailer said.

April 21, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart is further elevating the beauty experience with its newly opened BeautyBoutique.

March 18, 2013

Target Corp. is opening 17 new stores in Canada's Ontario province Tuesday and four more on March 28, the mass merchandise retailer said Monday.

March 8, 2013

It has been just over a year since Frank Scorpiniti took the helm at Canada's Rexall Pharma Plus. And, as the Canadian retail market continues to heat up, the company has officially taken the lid off a reinvention of its business, from its stores and its brand, to the products and services in its stores.

March 4, 2013

Target will open its first locations in Canada on Tuesday, the mass-merchandise retailer said.

February 7, 2013

The team of pharmacists at Rexall Pharma Plus administered 190,000 of the more than 200,000 flu shots provided by pharmacists in Ontario this flu season, the Canadian retailer announced.

February 7, 2013

Despite continuing to face regulatory headwinds in the Canadian market, executives at Canadian pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart were “pleased” with fourth-quarter results and indicated that the company will continue to pursue acquisition opportunities.

February 4, 2013

The company that operates Canada's Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus retail pharmacy chains has hired on a former Sears Canada executive.

January 24, 2013

Canadian pharmacy retailer Rexall has unveiled its new flagship private brand, Be.better, a line of more than 100 products available exclusively at the more than 300 corporate Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus stores.

December 21, 2012

Walmart Canada announced on Friday a donation of C$100,000 to Food Banks Canada to help local food banks improve access to food and services for those in need.

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