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January 3, 2014

Nipro Diagnostics announced it is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement of a limited number of TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack Blood Glucose Meters distributed both in the United States and outside the United States.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nipro Diagnostics on Thursday announced it is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement of a limited number of TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack Blood Glucose Meters distributed both in the United States and outside the United States.

November 8, 2013

Walmart announced the introduction of Great Value Naturals, a new line of all-natural cleaning products which features Evolve technology from Agaia.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Walmart announced the introduction of Great Value Naturals, a new line of all-natural cleaning products which features Evolve technolgy from Agaia.

The launch of the product line, now available in more than 2,000 Walmart stores, marks a dramatic advance in bringing "green" cleaning products to consumers.

November 6, 2013

Patients ages 20 years to 29 years and those in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have the worst medication adherence in the country, according to an analysis by a company that markets an app for improving adherence.

HAIFA, Israel — Patients ages 20 years to 29 years and those in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have the worst medication adherence in the country, according to an analysis by a company that markets an app for improving adherence.

July 3, 2013

Looking to make sun care fun for children, GlitterTots has developed Sparkle Screen, an SPF 30+ sunscreen that has natural color and sparkles.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Looking to make sun care fun for children, GlitterTots has developed Sparkle Screen, an SPF 30+ sunscreen that has natural color and sparkles.

Created by two Fort Lauderdale moms, Meredith Madsen and Dianna Akers, Sparkle Screen is made in the United States from natural ingredients including aloe, shea butter, and coconut oil. Sparkle Screen glitter is non-aluminum, BPA free, paba and paraben free and contains natural broad spectrum UVA and UVB protection: titanium dioxide and non-nano zinc oxide.
 

February 4, 2013

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steven Anderson pledged to be proactive in advocating for pharmacy in the organization's 80th year.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson pledged to be proactive in advocating for pharmacy in the organization's 80th year.

Speaking at the NACDS' Regional Chain Conference Monday, Anderson said pharmacy stood at an "inflection point," with many more on the horizon.

February 4, 2013

To put Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson's speech at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Regional Chain Conference on Monday into perspective, one may consider that pharmacists today are the leading providers of immunizations and vaccinations, whereas five years ago, they weren't involved at all.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — To put Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson's speech at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' Regional Chain Conference on Monday into perspective, one may consider that pharmacists today are the leading providers of immunizations and vaccinations, whereas five years ago, they weren't involved at all.

Wasson, NACDS' current chairman, focused on the themes of innovation and engagement, citing immunizations and vaccinations as examples that "people are ready for community pharmacy to take on a greater role."

October 10, 2012

Nipro Diagnostics on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new portfolio of more than 30 ancillary products targeted to meet the needs of individuals with diabetes.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nipro Diagnostics on Wednesday announced the introduction of a new portfolio of more than 30 ancillary products targeted to meet the needs of individuals with diabetes. The TruePlus products are designed to offer innovative, affordable solutions for diabetes patients to lead healthier lives.

July 25, 2012

Retailers attending ECRM's Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition EPPS last week identified AeroDesigns' AeroShot Energy as the best new product at the trade event.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Retailers attending ECRM's Diet, Vitamin & Sports Nutrition EPPS last week identified AeroDesigns' AeroShot Energy as the best new product at the trade event.

AeroShot Energy delivers 100mg of caffeine plus B vitamins in a fine powder that's provided through a unique delivery mechanism. The zero-calorie AeroShots are available in lime, raspberry and green apple flavors. 

January 19, 2012

Scottish Spirits Imports is introducing a product that can be enjoyed on the go by featuring a resealable latex cap.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Scottish Spirits Imports is introducing a product that can be enjoyed on the go by featuring a resealable latex cap.

Scottish Spirits in a Can features the brand's single grain scotch whisky, containing 40% alcohol by volume and 80% proof, in a 100% recyclable aluminum can.

The suggested retail price is $5 for a can (12 fl. oz./355 ml) and is expected to roll out next month.

December 5, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics on Thursday was recognized by the Manufacturers Association of Florida with the 2011 Manufacturer of the Year Award.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nipro Diagnostics on Thursday was recognized by the Manufacturers Association of Florida with the 2011 Manufacturer of the Year Award.

November 1, 2011

Scottish Spirits is introducing scotch in a 100% recyclable aluminum can.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Scottish Spirits is introducing scotch in a 100% recyclable aluminum can.

Available in both single-grain scotch and blended scotch, Scottish Spirits said the scotch is 80% proof and contains 40% alcohol by volume.

Scottish Spirits carries a suggested retail price of $5 for a single can.

July 26, 2011

Target opened on Monday three new retail-based health clinics in the Twin Cities as part of its expansion plan announced earlier this year.

MINNEAPOLIS — Target opened on Monday three new retail-based health clinics in the Twin Cities as part of its expansion plan announced earlier this year.

As previously reported by Drug Store News, Target announced earlier this year plans to open eight new clinic locations this year in the Twin Cities (four clinics), Chicago (three clinics) and Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla., areas (one clinic) by the end of July. The first of the new clinics opened in the Twin Cities on March 2.

May 9, 2011

Dietary supplement maker Livethesource has named Simply the Best Public Relations as its agency of record.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Dietary supplement maker Livethesource has named Simply the Best Public Relations as its agency of record.

"We are thrilled to be working with Simply the Best PR as they will promote our growing product line and our Inline marketing program," Livethesource chairman and founder Ted Farnsworth said. "We are certain that Simply the Best PR will help elevate our brand awareness quickly and effectively."

Livethesource is best known for its patented, fully nano-encapsulated liquid vitamin, mineral and herbal supplement.

April 5, 2011

Nipro Diagnostics last month was named the South Florida Manufacturer of the Year in the 200-plus employee category by the South Florida Manufacturers Association. The award was presented March 23 at the 32nd Annual Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Nipro Diagnostics last month was named the South Florida Manufacturer of the Year in the 200-plus employee category by the South Florida Manufacturers Association. The award was presented March 23 at the 32nd Annual Recognition of Excellence Awards Banquet.

March 15, 2011

Atico International USA issued a voluntary recall of 57,000 holiday rattle baby slippers amid a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

WASHINGTON — Atico International USA issued a voluntary recall of 57,000 holiday rattle baby slippers amid a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The CPSC reported that the soft shoes with built-in rattles were imported from China by Atico International USA of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and sold nationwide at Walgreens stores from October 2010 through January 2011 for about $5.

December 17, 2010

In a major alliance to foster preventive health in the United States, Walgreens has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide free flu vaccinations to as many as 350,000 low-income and uninsured Americans.

DEERFIELD, Ill. — In a major alliance to foster preventive health in the United States, Walgreens has partnered with the Department of Health and Human Services to provide free flu vaccinations to as many as 350,000 low-income and uninsured Americans.

Walgreens will provide more than $10 million worth of vouchers for free flu shots, which HHS will help distribute.

September 12, 2010

This year’s third annual Retail Clinician Education Congress, which was held at the whimsically themed...

September 12, 2010

Nurse practitioners are critical players in today’s healthcare system, and all too often these professionals...

September 30, 2007

BeeCeuticals Organics has announced the launch of an earth-friendly way to package its Hive Five...