04/22/2015 - 10:00am

The mounting shortage of primary care physicians across the United States and the growing recognition that patients’ health care often is best delivered by a team of professionals working together are fueling a nationwide movement to give more pharmacists provider status.

04/22/2015 - 10:00am

As community pharmacists take on a greater role in patient care, people living in remote rural areas often are unable to take full advantage of the services these professionals offer.

04/22/2015 - 10:00am

With the United States expected to face a growing shortage of primary care physicians over the next decade, support for point-of-care testing in community pharmacies is growing.

04/22/2015 - 10:00am

After so called food deserts — communities that lack access to fresh produce and other healthy foods — led some retailers to develop stores to fill this gap, the existence of a new type of desert with an equally devastating impact on the health of those living there is starting to emerge.

04/22/2015 - 10:00am

The dramatic increase in the price of generic drugs last year is expected to continue for the rest of 2015 and even into next year, according to those who closely monitor the market.

03/04/2015 - 6:29pm

Due to the popularity of the Hallmark Signature Collection card line, Hallmark is introducing Hallmark Signature Gift Wrap. The new line began rollout to the drug channel in February and will continue to introduce line extensions throughout 2015.

03/04/2015 - 6:29pm

Designer Greetings has introduced a new line of Deluxe Boxed Notes.

03/04/2015 - 6:29pm

There’s no denying that the proliferation of ecards has been eroding sales of traditional greeting cards. A recent report from Ibis World predicts that industry revenue will decline over the next the five years to 2019 at an annualized rate of 2.4% to $5.4 billion.

03/04/2015 - 6:29pm

Looking to help the 54% of consumers who are concerned about enamel, Colgate recently launched the new Colgate Enamel Health toothpaste and, judging by the results, the oral care brand has hit a nerve.