10/09/2015 - 2:23pm

The Boston Globe reports that if there were a measles outbreak, one-in-eight children — particularly young children — would contract the virus, based on research from Emory University, and immunization is the most critical way to prevent that. “If we do start to see immunization levels dip down a little bit and we see those dips sustained, we could start to lose that overall population level immunity,” study author Robert Bednarczyk said. “And if measles get introduced, we may start seeing larger and more severe outbreaks.” (Boston Globe)

10/08/2015 - 12:08pm

Janssen has launched a new video series with the goal of breaking down the stigma surrounding mental illness that features mental health advocates and experts. 

10/06/2015 - 12:59pm

A new survey from Harris Poll on behalf of Merck Manuals is highlighting the potential dangers of the vast amount of medical information on the Internet.

09/24/2015 - 1:20pm

Homeopathic formulas are altering the way consumers view the external analgesics market.

09/22/2015 - 1:19pm

In the spirit of helping pharmacists and retail healthcare teams lead by example, Drug Store News and higi have issued a call to entry for the next round of the Fit Pharmacist Challenge, which kicks off in October.

09/16/2015 - 1:19pm

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”


08/24/2015 - 4:39pm

With the explosion of online shopping, consumers need more of an incentive to go to drug stores. Digital health and wearables have the potential to draw more in-store consumers, according to Deborah Weinswig, head of Global Retail and Technology, and Anne Marie Stephen, CEO and founder of Kwolia.

08/20/2015 - 10:06am

Millennials influence and inspire the New General Market. Most agree they are the cultural catalysts and actually influence consumers way beyond their age segment.

08/20/2015 - 10:06am

A new wave of consumers is quickly becoming the most powerful economic force in retail, and it is causing every company — retailer and supplier alike — to think differently about how they engage, market and build relationships with this new generation.