The New York Times reports that the number of opioid prescriptions in the United States is falling for the first time since OxyContin hit the market in 1996. (New York Times)
A record number of Americans showed up last weekend to turn in their unused prescription drugs, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency.
The Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016 seeks to increase collaboration between health and enforcement bodies on drug abuse solutions.
Consumers looking for the most technologically advanced home pregnancy test available now have a new option from a leading brand.
Retailers and technology vendors convened at the fifth annual Health, Wellness and Technology Roundtable to discuss what they see in the current technology today, what they expect in 2016 and some of the unmet technology needs.
When implementation of Walgreens' naloxone program is complete, naloxone will be available without a prescription in more than 5,800 of Walgreens nearly 8,200 stores.
As part of its annual Industry Issues Conference in December, Drug Store News hosted the Chronic Care and Retail Health Roundtable, expanding the program for the first time in its 15 year-existence beyond the diabetes management.