The University of Missouri Health Care and grocer Hy-Vee have announced plans to open walk-in medical clinics at all three Hy-Vee stores in Columbia, Mo. Construction of the Mizzou Quick Care clinics will begin in mid-March.
A study released Wednesday by Rhonda Patrick and Bruce Ames of Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute demonstrated the impact that vitamin D may have on social behavior associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee vice chair Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., have introduced legislation that would establish a work group to explore opportunities to reduce prescription drug abuse without compromising access to medications for patients who legitimately need them.
Retail-based health clinics not only work closely with local physicians and pediatricians but are also a more convenient option for parents with sick children rather than the alternative, which is often spending hours in the emergency room or waiting for an appointment with their doctor. That’s a key message that the Convenient Care Association is looking to convey in response to news that the American Academy of Pediatrics is advising parents against using retail-based health clinics.
TriStar Wellness Solutions has announced that its Beauté de Maman brand of beauty and wellness products for pregnant and nursing women has begun its national rollout to drug store, grocery and natural food retailers across the country.
Health Mart, a community franchise of more than 3,100 independently owned pharmacies across all 50 states, last week got the word out about its Champions of Care Challenge through the mommy blogger network in sponsored posts from the Niche Parent Network & Conference.
CommonWell Health Alliance, the health information technology vendor-led interoperability effort, announced on Monday that CVS Caremark has joined as one of the newest contributing members of the organization.