11/16/2016 - 4:01pm

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

11/16/2016 - 4:00pm

A pair of personal lubricant suppliers in the last few months have launched new products specifically designed to appeal to women.

11/16/2016 - 4:00pm

The Female Health Company, now known as Veru Healthcare following its merger with Aspen Park Pharmaceuticals, earlier this year introduced its Female Condom, FC2, at both Walgreens and Kinney Drugs.

11/16/2016 - 4:00pm

I-Health launched the AZO Urinary Tract Defense, a new product women can use that features the only antibacterial UTI ingredient available without a prescription to help defend against the progression of an infection until a doctor can be consulted.

11/16/2016 - 4:00pm

Sam’s Club last month hosted a health screening day specifically catering to the health needs of the women shopping the store with a “Support Her Health” screening offering.

11/16/2016 - 4:00pm

While tampons and menstrual cups have coexisted on the market for decades, presently there is a movement toward the use of menstrual cups, such as Diva International’s DivaCup.

11/16/2016 - 3:59pm

The American Diabetes Association is recommending patients with diabetes get a move on with some form of physical activity — beyond their routine workouts — every 30 minutes of every day.

11/16/2016 - 3:59pm

Diabetics are most adherent around meal times, especially during breakfast and toward the beginning of the week, according to a review of Medisafe’s more than 160,000 diabetes patients who utilize its adherence tool in an effort to better manage the condition.

11/16/2016 - 3:59pm

Cardiff University in October found that smartphone apps could offer patients with Type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition.