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September 10, 2013

The former CEO of Bausch + Lomb has been appointed president and CEO of Forest Labs, the drug maker said Tuesday.

September 9, 2013

Giant Food of Landover, Md., division president Anthony Hucker is leaving his position, effective Friday, parent company Ahold USA said Monday.

September 9, 2013

The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists will recognize an Illinois pharmacy professor with a professional award.

September 9, 2013

GMDC on Sunday evening honored Skip Aldridge with its 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the CPG industry and the many positions he has held in companies that have had influence with the association.

September 9, 2013

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., joined Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley Monday as he announced the retail pharmacy chain's plan to place insurance agents at stores around the country to educate customers about Obamacare.

September 5, 2013

A webinar next week about specialty drugs expected to enter the U.S. marketplace over the next 12 months and strategies that can improve patient outcomes while keeping costs down will include a speaker from one of the country's biggest specialty pharmacies.

September 5, 2013

Building on its government affairs and public policy department, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has hired Christopher Smith, formerly with the National Community Pharmacists Association, as director of federal public policy.

September 5, 2013

Rite Aid chairman and CEO John Standley will take part in an event with Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius to announce new resources to help customers prepare for Obamacare, according to published reports.

September 4, 2013

Cardinal Health announced that its board of directors has elected Patricia Hemingway Hall, president and CEO of Health Care Service Corp., as an independent director, effective Sept. 12.

September 4, 2013

A California truck driver has won an annual driving-skills contest sponsored by Rite Aid, the retail pharmacy chain said Wednesday.

September 3, 2013

Rite Aid has promoted Tammy Royer to group VP managed care, the retail pharmacy chain said Tuesday.

August 29, 2013

Cardinal Health on Tuesday announced that Tony Caprio, EVP in the Office of Customer Experience and general manager for the Healthcare IQ business partnership, will retire from the company after nearly 40 years of service to the healthcare community.

August 29, 2013

A member of Congress is raising concerns about "preferred pharmacy" Medicare drug plans, according to an Alexandria, Va.-based trade group that represents independent pharmacies.

August 28, 2013

The National Association of Professional Women has named former Express Scripts senior director of pharmacy practice Karen Wooten as its VIP Woman of the Year, the group said.

August 28, 2013

McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network on Wednesday announced the appointment of Michael Seiden as chief medical officer, effective Sept, 22.

August 28, 2013

A consumer group is urging the Pennsylvania state legislature to increase access to vaccines for children and teenagers.

August 28, 2013

The Michigan Primary Care Association has given pharmacy manager Nancy Bauer an award for distinguished service, according to published reports.

August 28, 2013

A company that has developed an edible security platform for addressing the global problem of counterfeit foods and medicines has been named a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

August 27, 2013

Are big-box stores and shopping malls in the suburbs giving way to walkable retail? According to a couple of recent magazine articles, that appears to be the trend.

August 27, 2013

Zarbee's Naturals on Tuesday announced that Neil Grimmer, co-founder and CEO of Plum Organics, was appointed to the company's board of directors.

August 26, 2013

Former Kinray owner Stewart Rahr has made a large donation to an organization looking for a cure for prostate cancer.

August 23, 2013

HIV continues to disproportionately affect African-Americans and Hispanics, prompting a recent seminar in New York that included pop singer Alicia Keys, New York Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel and others.

August 23, 2013

Kinney Drugs announced the appointment of Jim Spencer to president. Prior to the announcement, Spencer had served as COO.

August 23, 2013

Stop & Shop recently sponsored a "Healthy Kids Summit" in Pawtucket, R.I., with help from local community health experts, the company said.

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