01/29/2016 - 10:16am

They're the kind of blood pressure monitors everyone envisioned when telemedicine was first talked about - easy-to-use, wireless, health app friendly and designed such that they not only help boost home testing of blood pressure, but also medication compliance with an added medication reminder and tracking function.

01/29/2016 - 9:34am
This week, Arizona ranks No. 2 in flu incidence among states and No. 3 in flu incidence gains, while Nevada tops the Walgreens Flu Index. 
 
01/28/2016 - 1:39pm

The Indiana Senate's appropriations committee approved a bill that would prevent drug offenders from buying cough and cold medication containing pseudoephedrine, WANE reported Thursday. "Under the bill, the system would issue an alert to a pharmacy to sop a sale if a customer's information matches data in NPLEx," the report noted. "Thirty-two states, including Indiana, currently use NPLEx to track sales." (WANE)

 

 

01/28/2016 - 12:22pm

The advance opens doors to wearable devices that alert users to health problems such as fatigue, dehydration and dangerously high body temperatures.

01/28/2016 - 12:05pm

Additionally, there has been an increase in the number of shoppers who claim brand names are very important.

01/28/2016 - 11:54am
Out of a total of 2,404 new health, beauty, and wellness items evaluated by  Hamacher Resource Group last year, 237 products were ideal for independents based on product innovation, promotional support, category growth, product orientation and earning potential. 
 
01/27/2016 - 2:24pm

USA Synchro placed 11th in the duet event at the 2012 summer Olympics. The team placed 5th in the 2008 games and took a bronze medal home in 2004.

01/27/2016 - 2:16pm

'Ohana Health Plan supplements Medicaid family OTC purchases, including vitamins, to the tune of $10 each month. 

01/27/2016 - 2:06pm

The industry's health and wellness programs have reformulated 84,000 products, included the participation of 2.3 million employees and work with more than 5,000 communities around the globe.