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June 6, 2010

Did the Combat Meth Act of 2005 not go far enough? Should the common and...

June 6, 2010

For the more than 260 supermarket executives and suppliers that gathered on May 11 at...

June 6, 2010

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last month aims to increase requirements...

June 6, 2010

African-Americans seeking help with their Type 2 diabetes management can look no further than a...

INDIANAPOLIS African-Americans seeking help with their Type 2 diabetes management can look no further than a free webisode series on FACE-Diabetes.com.

Part of Eli Lilly's Fearless African-Americans Connected and Empowered Diabetes initiative, the F.A.C.E. webisode series provides virtual diabetes-friendly cooking demonstrations, culturally relevant eating and lifestyle tips, and useful advice from a physical fitness expert and certified diabetes educator.

June 6, 2010

The House always wins....

June 4, 2010

In a gesture hailed by retail pharmacy advocates, the Keystone State is moving to expand...

May 31, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition last week testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging...

May 31, 2010

Moving on behalf of community pharmacy advocates, the House of Representatives has passed a military...

May 24, 2010

More than 10,000 children on four continents will bob, float and flutter-kick their way into...

May 20, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has praised a New York Times article that...

May 20, 2010

British drug maker Shire presented late-stage clinical study data at a psychiatric meeting Friday indicating...

May 18, 2010

An emergency room physician was saluted by a group catering to the drug retailing industry...

May 16, 2010

If approved by the U.S. Senate, President Barack Obama’s choice to head the Centers for...

May 16, 2010

If you ask Tom Ryan, it’s more about the offer and the outcomes than it...

May 16, 2010

If you ask Tom Ryan, it’s more about the offer and the outcomes than it...

May 16, 2010

Hallmark has developed a new business unit to consolidate the greeting card maker's business-to-business offerings....

May 16, 2010

It rained hard on the third morning of the 2010 National Association of Chain Drug...

May 16, 2010

In the latest ill-conceived, money-saving broadside issued by health policy-makers against the dispensing and use...

May 16, 2010

Last issue I wrote about the 9-in.-by-12-in. box on my desk, in which I keep...

Last issue I wrote about the 9-in.-by-12-in. box on my desk, in which I keep my own personal copy of Congress’ Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Lately, I have been pondering something heavier than that 25-lb. box of paper. What would health reform look like if I could light it on fire and start all over again?

I think I would take a page from what works about specialty pharmacy. I was reminded of this as I read the findings from two recent surveys that CVS Caremark released in April, about a week apart from each other, around the topic of adherence.

May 16, 2010

A food and drug retailer and its philanthropic arm raised more than $10 million to...

May 13, 2010

The launch of CVS Caremark's Pharmacy Advisor program is important on several fronts; not only...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT The launch of CVS Caremark's Pharmacy Advisor program is important on several fronts; not only does it further strengthen the company's foothold on the frontlines of health care and help curb healthcare costs (in this case targeting patients with diabetes), but it also serves as yet another indicator of the importance and benefit of the company's vertically integrated pharmacy-PBM model.

May 13, 2010

Gerber is expanding its new integrated marketing campaign to underscore early childhood nutrition....

May 12, 2010

For the more than 260 supermarket executives and suppliers that gathered here this week at...

May 10, 2010

CVS Caremark has launched a new program, Pharmacy Advisor, which is aimed at strengthening pharmacy...

May 10, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is stepping up to the battle against diabetes by expanding its loyalty program to...