WellPoint Health Networks Inc., the state's second largest health care company and parent of Blue Cross of California, is getting into the mail-order and online pharmacy business.
When Bob Nickell decided to leave his job as a general retail pharmacist in order to start his own independent pharmacy, he knew he would have to create a niche in order to survive. He came up with the idea for The LivingWell Pharmacy in 1994 and the stor
Mickey Fine pharmacy takes soda shop-style approach to service.
Mickey Fine proves counter intuitive with traditional soda fountain in the pharmacy
INTERNET: GoodRx teams with 4D to reach corporate customers, health plans.
GoodRx hopes to fill patients’ prescription needs with its comparison-shopping website.
Independent drugstores were headed for the endangered list a few years ago, but in Los Angeles community pharmacies are holding on tightly, even as drugstore chains move into their neighborhoods.
A new retailing trend is hitting the streets of L.A. and drivers won't even have to leave their cars to experience it.
Haggen Food & Pharmacy, a Washington state grocery chain that has struggled locally since taking over dozens of California Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores earlier this year, will close or sell 16 locations in the state, including four in the Valley.
A study conducted by the National Toxicology Program has found a link between cellphone use and cancer, The Wall Street Journal Reports. The multiyear, peer-reviewed study found “low incidents” of two types of tumors in rats exposed to the type of radio frequencies commonly emitted by cell phones and counters the government’s official position that says evidence hasn’t linked cell phones to any health risks.
Pricy compounded medicines, such as a $1,600 balm to treat diaper rash, are leading health insurance firms and pharmacy benefit managers to take a critical look at made-to-order treatments, according to the New York Times.
Carmen Dragon considers her regular visits to the Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy a life-or-death excursion.
‘Medical food’ maker seeks healthy sales with pills that are step up from vitamins.
Targeted Medical Pharma sets table with “medical food”: prescription pills for specific maladies.
Two West L.A. pharmacy owners were arrested Thursday on federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges alleging they used a bogus pharmacy to divert narcotics to the black market.
Canadian behemoth franchisor MTY Food Group Inc. has agreed to acquire the franchisors of the Counter and Built upscale burger chain brands for an undisclosed amount.
Dr. Soram Khalsa wants vitamin D to get more respect.
Alternative energy developer OriginOil Inc. said that it plans to move trading on its shares from the Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board to a major U.S. exchange in the next several months.
Santa Monicans could be the most heavily medicated people in Southern California or unwitting pawns in the latest retail wars. Perhaps it's a combination of the two.
Shares of BioSolar Inc. jumped 39 percent on Wednesday after announcing the first commercial order for its innovative solar panel protective film.
Pharmacy chain CVS has told workers around the nation to reveal their weight and other health information or pay extra for health coverage. It's part of a so-called “A Plan for Health,” featuring a mix of rewards and penalties for employees, the Huffington Post and Fox News report.
Non-profit: County denies condom-fueled feud with AHF.
NON-PROFIT: AIDS Healthcare Foundation courts controversy by filing suits against L.A. County.
The Koreatown parent of Saehan Bank, ordered by regulators to shore up its capital levels, has privately negotiated a $60.6 million common stock sale to a group of investors.