April 14- U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen Co is under pressure from a group of shareholders to consider relocating to Europe to gain tax benefits, the Financial Times reported.» Read More
April 10- Rite Aid Corp, the third-largest U.S. drugstore operator, forecast fiscal 2015 sales above analysts' estimates as it benefits from the launch of new generic drugs and enrolls more customers in its loyalty programs.
Rite Aid has left the recovery ward and appears ready to break into a sprint after booking its sixth straight quarterly profit and making a deal to strengthen the drugstore chain's foothold in the burgeoning health clinic market.
The U.K. and U.S. governments spent millions stockpiling a flu drug that is no better than paracetamol, according to a new report.
Ultragenyx is now up around 150 percent from its IPO price. Its CEO Dr. Emil Kakkis provides insight on the development of its drugs, and just how committed the company is to treating patients with the diseases its drugs treat.
FTI Consulting managing director Barbara Ryan provides insight on new drugs showing dramatic improvement in the standard of care for high cholesterol.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on news out about a special new drug that could combat cholesterol.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports how participants of CNBC's All-America Economic Survey view Obamacare, and raising the minimum wage.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports 56 percent of participants supported the legalization of marijuana in their town.
The U.S. government is prohibited by law from negotiating drug prices, reports CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan.
Senator Nicholas Scutari, D-N.J., discusses the bill he introduced that would allow adults to purchase and grow a limited amount of marijuana for personal use in New Jersey.
March 25- Walgreen Co, operator of the largest U.S. drugstore chain, on Tuesday reported a rise in quarterly sales but said a slowdown in the introduction of higher-profit generic medicines cut into its gross profit margin.
The group sent a letter on Sunday to chief executive officers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp.. Wal-Mart, Walgreen, Rite Aid and Kroger all said they were reviewing the letter, while Safeway did not respond to requests for comment.
The companies receiving a letter on Sunday from the group were Wal-Mart Stores Inc, supermarket operators Kroger Co, Safeway Inc, which operate pharmacies, and drugstore chains Walgreen Co and Rite Aid Corp..
CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports 15 percent of high school aged children are diagnosed with ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dr. Richard Saul wrote a book called "ADHD Does Not Exist." Saul is certain attention ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exists only in its symptoms. The condition does not exist.
Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
Discussing the regulations for affordable medicine, with Mylan CEO Heather Bresch. She also discusses growth strategies for the company.
Starbuds of Denver owner Brian Ruden says the next step in his business is to get more "growth capacity" to handle the demand.
InterMune president & CEO Dan Welch says positive drug trial results bring hope to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and discusses the volatility in its stock.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the pharmaceutical companies are developing oral therapies for the condition that could replace current treatments.