Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. Names Scott Glover Senior Vice President Of Sales And Marketing

ST. LOUIS | Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. (MSI), a Cardinal Health company (NYSE:CAH) and the leading national franchisor of independent retail pharmacies, recently named Scott Glover senior vice president of sales and marketing for MSI. In his role, Glover will be responsible for all national advertisements and promotion, local store marketing and communications activities for MSI, as well as managing the domestic and international franchise development sales organizations and initiatives. Prior to coming to MSI, Glover was vice president of global marketing for Sigma-Aldrich, where he was responsible for worldwide marketing functionality across several brands and geographical locations. During his tenure at Sigma-Aldrich, Glover directed strategic planning initiatives, corporate branding, advertising and promotion and marketing programs. Previously, Glover was director of sales within the hospital products division for Abbott Laboratories. "We are confident in Scott's broad experience in global marketing and brand development," said Terry Burnside, president of MSI. "His expertise in implementing brand-enhancing marketing and sales programs, in particular, will be a great asset to our franchisees." Glover graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. He is working out of MSI headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. and will be a member of MSI's leadership team. About Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. Medicine Shoppe International, Inc. (www.medicineshoppe.com), a Cardinal Health Company, is the largest franchisor of independent community pharmacies in the U.S. In 2003, Medicine Shoppe International acquired Medicap Pharmacies Incorporated (www.medicap.com), which franchises independent community pharmacies in the U.S. under the trade name Medicap Pharmacy®. Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacies and Medicap Pharmacy® locations are distinguished for their commitment to providing expert, personalized health care. There are nearly 1,000 domestic Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacies and Medicap Pharmacy® locations and more than 300 pharmacies in six other countries. About Cardinal Health Cardinal Health, Inc. (www.cardinal.com) is the leading provider of products and services supporting the health care industry. Cardinal Health develops, manufactures, packages and markets products for patient care; develops drug-delivery technologies; distributes pharmaceuticals and medical, surgical and laboratory supplies; and offers consulting and other services that improve quality and efficiency in health care. Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health employs more than 55,000 people on six continents and produces annual revenues of more than $75 billion. Cardinal Health is ranked No.16 on the current Fortune 500. Except for historical information, all other information in this news release consists of forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated or implied. The most significant of these uncertainties are described in Cardinal Health's Form 10-K, Form 8-K and Form 10-Q reports (including all amendments to those reports) and exhibits to those reports, and include (but are not limited to) the costs, difficulties, and uncertainties related to the integration of acquired businesses, the loss of one or more key customer or supplier relationships or changes to the terms of those relationships, changes in the distribution patterns or reimbursement rates for health-care products and/or services, the results, consequences, effects or timing of any inquiry or investigation by any regulatory authority or any legal and administrative proceedings, the effects, timing or success of restructuring programs or plans, the impact of previously announced restatements, and general economic and market conditions. Cardinal Health undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement.

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