08/24/2014 - 7:26pm

With the Hispanic population in the United States hovering around 55 million and estimates predicting that they’ll soon make up nearly one-third of the population, it’s becoming imperative to reach this group of consumers. 

08/24/2014 - 7:13pm

The U.S. Hispanic population is projected to reach 128.8 million by 2060, or more than 30% of the U.S. population. This could bode especially well for purveyors of health products and services in the pharmacy setting. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute, perhaps more than any other consumer group, Hispanics are cost-conscious, mobile savvy and do not necessarily seek health care within the traditional $2.8 trillion U.S. healthcare system.

08/22/2014 - 4:10pm

New research from the University of Toronto suggests that eating almonds with a heart-healthy diet lowers a person’s risk for chronic heart disease. 

08/22/2014 - 1:04pm

AllazoHealth earlier this week released a two-part survey outlining current trends in managed care organization medication adherence intervention programs.

08/22/2014 - 10:18am

In the age of omnichannel retail, brick-and-mortar stores, more than any other channel, are still the most important part of a successful omnichannel approach to retail, according to a recent report by consulting group A.T. Kearney.

08/20/2014 - 12:51pm

While drug stores across North America have diversified their mix over the past few years, over-the-counter medications remain at the heart of most every pharmacy retailer’s efforts, helping to maintain the drug channel’s inherent value as a front-line healthcare provider and the outlet of choice for consumers suffering from a wide range of minor illnesses.

08/20/2014 - 9:15am

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine concluded that aspirin, in addition to preventing pain and inflammation, actually helps hasten the end of inflammation in a study published this week in the online early edition of PNAS.

08/19/2014 - 1:15pm

The lip cosmetics segment experienced a rise of almost 9% between 2012 and 2014, with sales slated to reach the $1.4 billion mark this year, according to new research from Mintel.

08/18/2014 - 11:16am

About 36% of shoppers don’t plan to do back-to-school shopping this year, up from 31% in 2013 and 28% in 2012, according to a new study by the Integer Group and M/A/R/C research.