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The National Community Pharmacists Association said a smaller health care reform bill introduced by Rep. Marion Berry (D., Ark.) includes several provisions that would strengthen the ability of community pharmacies to provide services to their patients.
Walgreens and CVS are near the top of the list of the nation's most valuable retail brands in 2010, according to Interbrand Design Forum.
Rep. Marion Berry (D., Ark.) has recived the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Congressional Leadership Award for his strong commitment to and lifetime support of pharmacy.
Kinney Drugs later this month plans to hold free diabetes clinics at all of its stores in Vermont.
This year, companies are seeking more ways to save on pharmacy costs, an annual employer client survey by CVS Caremark Corp. finds.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association lauded the Senate for approving its so-called "jobs bill," which includes key health care provisions that would benefit pharmacies and their patients.
CVS/pharmacy has joined a partnership with the MAC AIDS Fund, The Female Health Company, the Washington AIDS Partnership and the Washington, D.C., Department of Health to help boost access to the FC2 Female Condom in the District of Columbia.
Walgreen Co. is launching a pilot program in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to enlarge its workforce in that market and offer employment to people with disabilities.
Medicine Shoppe and Medicap franchise owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Cardinal Health and its two retail pharmacy subsidiaries over franchise agreement options rolled out last year.
As the nation awaits the legislative verdict on health care reform, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores' RxImpact Day on Capitol Hill, which kicks off on Wednesday, has drawn nearly 70% more participants this year.
New stores gave a boost to sales at Duane Reade in the 2009 fourth quarter, while charges connected with its pending acquisition by Walgreen Co. contributed to a bigger net loss.
CVS Caremark Corp. has been named the most-admired company in the food and drug store industry by Fortune magazine.
Missouri is slated to become the fourth state to require drug stores and other retailers to submit purchases of over-the-counter cold and allergy medicine containing pseudoephedrine to the National Precursor Log Exchange (NPLEx) real-time tracking system.