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January 3, 2014

Rite Aid will assist customers with prescription insurance coverage issues related to the Affordable Care Act which went into effect Jan. 1, 2014 and help ensure they are able to access prescription medications under their new plans.

Camp Hill, Penn. — Rite Aid will assist customers with prescription insurance coverage issues related to the Affordable Care Act which went into effect Jan. 1, 2014 and help ensure they are able to access prescription medications under their new plans. Rite Aid joins other pharmacy retailers including Wal-Mart and Walgreens in offering prescription assistance.

July 1, 2013

CVS is adding a feature to its mobile app that allows customers to check for potential drug interactions by comparing over-the-counter medications they buy with existing over-the-counter and prescription medications they already take.

Woonsocket, R.I. – CVS is adding a feature to its mobile app that allows customers to check for potential drug interactions by comparing over-the-counter medications they buy with existing over-the-counter and prescription medications they already take. Customers can enter the name or scan the UPC barcode of drugs and have the app’s drug interaction checker automatically compare available product details against medications in their secure personal pharmacy histories.

June 27, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered with other international regulatory and law enforcement agencies to take action against more than 9,600 illegal online pharmacies this week.

Washington, D.C. – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered with other international regulatory and law enforcement agencies to take action against more than 9,600 illegal online pharmacies this week. The pharmacies were illegally selling unapproved prescription medications to consumers and actions ranged from warnings to website seizures to the confiscation of more than $40 million worth of unauthorized medications.

January 12, 2009

After a federal probe into control of methamphetamine ingredients, the Department of Justice has fined...

November 12, 2008

Rite Aid expanded the list of generic medications available through its free Rx Savings Card...

November 4, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. aims to expand a pilot with Caterpillar Inc. to negotiate drug...

September 7, 2008

Pharmacy chain Marc’s is pricing its generic-drug promotion at $3.99, a penny less than the...

June 30, 2008

Joining the price wars on generic-prescription drugs, Kmart lowered its prices and expanded the generic...

June 29, 2008

Kmart said on Monday it has cut prices and expanded its generic prescription drug program...

May 5, 2008

Target announced new pricing plans for its prescription and over-the-counter drug offerings. In the announcement,...

June 30, 2007

High prices at the pump are a legitimate excuse for slumping sales, according to a...

January 14, 2007

Hoffman Estates, Ill., ...

November 19, 2006

Minneapolis, Target Stores...

October 4, 2006

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...

May 1, 2005

Alexandria, Va., The...