Aug 072014

John Wirges of Cornerstone Pharmacy wants to offer his customers a small-town pharmacy experience, where they are known by name when they walk in the door.

Aug 072014
Eden Pharmacy Gives Away Free Backpacks
WFMY News 2
Eden Pharmacy Gives Away Free Backpacks. An Eden Drug store is offering free backpacks for kids at four Eden area elementary schools. Loading… Post to Facebook. Eden Pharmacy Gives Away Free Backpacks An Eden Drug store is offering free …

Aug 072014

Lexington Herald Leader
University of Kentucky pharmacy professor develops nasal spray to stop heroin
Lexington Herald Leader
Samples of nasal spray delivery device, right, created to administer heroin overdose medicine next to a glass vial to contain the drug, center, the current way to administer the drug in syringe form with nasal attachment, left and needle, used by
UK Pharmacy Professor Develops New Tool To Prevent Heroin DeathsWUKY
Kentucky professor develops new tool to prevent heroin deathsEurekAlert (press release)
New Way To Treat Heroin Overdoses In The WorksWTVQ

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Aug 072014
Kentwood Pharmacy VP pleads to fraud, child porn
Richard Clarke, who was director of sales for the now-defunct pharmacy, admitted he provided some of the illegal drugs to a 16-year-old before taking pornographic images of the teen, according to a plea deal signed by the U.S. Attorney's Office on

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Aug 072014
Pharmacy management company Proxsys Rx doubles up in MedWorks Rx
The Birmingham News –
Two Birmingham pharmacy management companies have merged in response to market forces and government mandates. Proxsys Rx and MedWorks Rx are joining forces under the Proxsys name, according to a news release. Proxsys Rx can assume all …

Aug 072014

Optometry Today
Walgreen Shies Away From Moving Its Tax Base to Britain
New York Times
On Wednesday, the company, based in Deerfield, Ill., chose not to pursue the tax maneuver — called an inversion — as part of its acquisition of the British pharmacy chain and drug wholesaler Alliance Boots. Walgreen, which already owns a 45 percent
Boots and Walgreens Bet your bootsThe Economist (blog)
Walgreens nears deal to buy British pharmacy, but won't invertFortune
US pharmacy giant to buy up British Alliance BootsXinhua
The Week Magazine -Optometry Today
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Aug 072014
Man robs Kroger pharmacy in Jessamine County
A man robbed the Kroger on Bellerive Boulevard in Nicholasville just before nine on Tuesday morning. That's just off Harrodsburg Road. The robber approached the clerk at the pharmacy and handed the clerk a list of prescription drugs. He implied he had
Pharmacy at Bellerive Kroger in Jessamine County robbed Thursday morningCentral Kentucky News
Deputies: Man Robs Kroger PharmacyLEX18 Lexington KY News

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Aug 072014
Free medicine, new pharmacy at Greensboro low-income health center
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Janet Allamandani was left with little choice as she was discharged from the hospital after another seizure earlier this year. “One of my medicines is like $268,” said Allamandani. “I can't afford it.” But by not filling the

Aug 072014

CVS Suffers After Quitting Cigarettes, But Pharmacy Saves The Day
But, lucky for CVS, the company has a strong pharmacy business that's more than picking up the slack. Pharmacy same store sales were up 5%, pulling up total same store sales to 3.3% against the same period last year. Total revenues in the retail
CVS beats profit estimates with pharmacy management growthWorcester Telegram
CVS Boosts Outlook As Profit Rises 11%Wall Street Journal
CVS Earnings See a Set Back After Moving Cigarettes Off the Shelves But TopNews United States
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Aug 072014

The changing face of pharmacy
More than 130 social scientists and scholars from around the world are convening at Northeastern this week for the 18th International Social Pharmacy Workshop, a biennial conference focused on the psychosocial aspects of medication use. This year's …