Tag Archives: Pharmacy

Pharmacy chains sue Ohio doctors over opioid crisis – New York Post

Four major national drugstore chains are suing doctors in Ohio for fueling the opioid crisis by overprescribing highly addictive pain killers — as the pharmacies themselves face blame for it, according to a report Wednesday. Pharmacies including Walgreens, CVS, WalMart and Rite Aid — which are also being sued over the epidemic by two counties… Read More »

Amazon adds new ‘Amazon Pharmacy’ branding to PillPack and promotes its CEO – CNBC

Kyle Walsh | CNBC PillPack, the Internet pharmacy that Amazon acquired in 2018, has updated its logo and other paperwork to include a new “Amazon Pharmacy” brand, and sources say its CEO has been promoted to vice president within Amazon. Specifically, the group’s branding has changed from “PillPack, an Amazon company” to “PillPack by Amazon… Read More »

The Growing Problem of Pharmacy Deserts – Drug Topics

Pharmacy deserts, areas with low access to prescription medications, are a challenge. There could be nearly 100 million Americans without good access to pharmacies, but pharmacists are not rushing to fill the gap. A few independent pharmacists are expanding their existing community practices with telepharmacies, either independently or in cooperation with medical clinics or retailers… Read More »

Police: Masked man breaks into pharmacy with ax, steals drugs – WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A masked man broke into a pharmacy in St. Nicholas and stole drugs, according to a Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office report.  It happened early Monday morning at Panama Pharmacy on Atlantic Boulevard. The police report shows a man wearing yellow gloves, a tan face mask and a dark jacket broke into the pharmacy… Read More »

Need to Be Vaccinated? Try Your Local Pharmacy

TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 — Vaccines are big news in the United States these days. Measles outbreaks in unvaccinated clusters around the country have highlighted the importance of immunization, reviving debate over whether vaccines should be required for all children. Meanwhile, the flu continues to plague all parts of the United States so the flu… Read More »