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March 1, 2009

I’m not willing to say it was a great move at this point.”—BusinessWeek Feb. 12,...

February 19, 2009

Michigan has long been regarded as one of the nation’s most proactive states in the...

February 17, 2009

Four policy proposals drafted by the National Community Pharmacists Association will benefit patients, taxpayers and...

February 8, 2009

Dear Mr. President,...

February 5, 2009

Doesn’t anybody here pay their taxes? Tom Daschle, the former powerful leader of the Democrats...

February 5, 2009

This full-page ad taken out by Walgreens is important as it comes at a time...

February 4, 2009

There has always been an undercurrent of thought that a pound of prevention might save...

January 22, 2009

While Drug Store News has been, and continues to be, a staunch supporter for the...

January 18, 2009

For several years, the Walgreens annual shareholders meeting had been a time of yearly celebration;...

January 11, 2009

With the country focused on expanding health care to 46 million uninsured, the fact that...

August 17, 2008

After a monumental effort to educate lawmakers about the value of community pharmacy and the dangers the industry faces from new Medicaid reimbursement rules and other regulatory threats, the nation’s pharmacy leaders won a landmark victory last month when the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 became law, despite opposition from the Bush White House. Chain and independent pharmacy leaders deserve to pat themselves on the back. Nevertheless, there’s not much time for celebration. New challenges are waiting.

June 18, 2008

Drug Store News in May hosted the first installment of a new program it is calling its Pharmacy Development Series, which focused on the vitamin, mineral and dietary supplement category. Hosted in New York, the event brought key insights to retailers regarding the science that supports the business of dietary supplements — a category that has received mounting consumer interest from a number of fronts, including baby boomers looking to extend their lives through proper nutrition, as well as other cost-conscious, healthcare consumers who believe that a dietary supplement taken today can help significantly lower personal healthcare costs tomorrow. Retailers present included GNC — the lead retailer in the dietary supplement channel — as well as several leading drug and grocery chains, including Longs Drug Stores, Meijer, Rite Aid, Supervalu and Walgreens.

October 7, 2007

The Joyner Sales Agency has announced that it has started working with ScarHeal to represent...

September 19, 2007

Teva is introducing its generic to the Sanofi-Aventis anti-fungal medication Penlac nail lacquer....

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