09/05/2014 - 9:12am

Purdue Pharma on Thursday presented results from two epidemiological studies evaluating the reformulation of OxyContin. 

09/04/2014 - 5:50am

New research suggests that sleeping seven to eight hours per night is associated with the lowest risk of absence from work due to sickness, the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project reported Wednesday.

09/03/2014 - 10:13am

Many retail executives said their organizations have adopted an omnichannel strategy to link the consumers' in-store experience with the company's website, mobile device application and social media platforms in an effort to better respond to an increasingly online and mobile customer, according to KMPG’s 2014 Retail Outlook Survey.

08/27/2014 - 4:11pm

Canada's Premiers gathered in Charlottetown for the latest Council of the Federation meeting starting on Aug. 26, and health reform is a key topic. The pharmacy community is urging provinces to consider further expanding pharmacists' role as they can make important contributions to improving patient outcomes, reducing costs and ensuring the sustainability of the health care system.

08/27/2014 - 2:16pm

Low-dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots — and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients who are not candidates for long-term anticoagulant drugs, such as warfarin, according to a new study published in Monday's issue of Circulation.

08/27/2014 - 9:17am

"The diabetic is a critically important patient for pharmacies to serve. Yet, with increased Medicare audits, stringent compliance requirements and reduced reimbursements, is servicing these patients really worth it?" writes Kevin Dore, a director at Emdeon, in his latest blog.

08/26/2014 - 10:51am

A new report is shining a light on a key role pharmacists can play in helping patients understand the medicine they’re taking.

 

08/25/2014 - 1:13pm

Early Monday at the NACDS Total Store Expo, NACDS’ Retail Advisory Board  and A.T. Kearney presented the results of the “Winning with Digital Marketing” study that the two organizations undertook.

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.