03/23/2015 - 10:58am

Immunity boosters and hand sanitizer are on most back-to-school shopping lists as consumers prepare their families for the inevitable sniffles, sneezes and coughs associated with the cold and flu season. As many as 53.5% of shoppers are placing hand sanitizer into that BTS basket, according to a survey conducted by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News, and 50.3% are stocking up on immunity boosting supplements. 

12/05/2013 - 3:09pm

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

12/05/2013 - 3:03pm

Making regular doctor appointments is the activity done most often by respondents (78%) to live a healthy life, at least 10 percentage points higher than diet and exercise, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 70% limit alcohol consumption, and 68% monitor their diet.

12/05/2013 - 2:58pm

Regular visits to the doctor, keeping a strict fitness routine and dieting are perceived to be the most important elements in managing and preventing diabetes, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 94% of respondents visited their doctor regularly, and the same number of respondents exercised regularly. To see more Patient Views, click here.

08/04/2015 - 3:13pm

Memphis-based company Christie Medical Holdings has developed a device that uses “harmless, near-infrared light” to indicate the location of veins.

08/04/2015 - 3:08pm

Former MLB player Keith Hernandez and former MBA player Walt “Clyde” Frazier have teamed up with men’s grooming brand Just For Men in the company’s new 15- and 30-second spots, which first aired on Monday.

08/04/2015 - 2:45pm

Target is planning six store openings for later this fall after it unifies its CityTarget and TargetExpress stores under the Target banner. 

08/04/2015 - 2:45pm

DenTek’s new website will now let  visitors brushing up on their oral health information purchase the company’s products directly on the site. 

08/04/2015 - 2:31pm

The nation’s leading retail associations have joined together supporting legislation to combat cyber threats.