06/24/2016 - 9:27am

"The health care market is evolving to a value-based model, and it's more important than ever for community pharmacies to evolve their business model today," stated Bradley Arthur, NCPA president.

06/24/2016 - 9:04am

The Congressmen’s statements add fuel to feedback that the APhA provided to the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health earlier this month on how to improve and sustain the Medicare program.

06/22/2016 - 1:36pm

There are 38 million migraine sufferers in the U.S., and 75% report that weather pressure changes trigger their attacks, and Cirrus Healthcare Products' new app is looking to help people #killmigraines. 

06/22/2016 - 11:43am

Clif Bar on Tuesday introduced the category-first Clif Nut Butter Filled Energy Bar in four new flavors: chocolate hazelnut butter, chocolate peanut butter, coconut almond butter and peanut butter.

06/20/2016 - 11:23am

To help clinicians and patients make informed decisions about aspirin use, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a new, free, mobile app, "Aspirin-Guide" that calculates both the cardiovascular disease risk score and the bleeding risk score for an individual patient, and helps clinicians decide which patients are appropriate candidates for the use of low-dose aspirin (75 to 81 mg daily).

06/20/2016 - 9:55am

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard BCAA is intended for consumption during training, as taking in BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) during a workout can help spare muscle tissue from excessive breakdown.

06/16/2016 - 3:36pm

Adding a pharmacist to a care team for heart disease patients will reduce the risk of future heart attacks, new research coming out of Canada has found according to a HealthDay news report Wednesday. "After three months, people who received intensive services to help them meet treatment targets had a 21% lower risk of future heart events when compared with those who received usual care, the study found," HealthDay noted. "People receiving pharmacists' care lowered their estimated future risk of heart disease by more than 5% from the beginning of the study to its conclusion three months later." (HealthDay)

06/16/2016 - 10:03am

A recent survey by Kashi found that one in four Americans consume smoothies regularly and that number is even higher for active Americans (those who work out two or more times a week).

06/16/2016 - 8:44am

The 2-in-1 formula is the first leading brand to combine the National Eye Institute recommended AREDS 2 nutrient formula with other essential vitamins and minerals typically found in daily multivitamins.