Studies & Surveys

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Resistance is futile

With more than 12 million outbreaks estimated to occur annually among preschool and school-aged children in the United States, lice infestations are a big deal. And pharmacists play a key role in helping parents select safe and successful treatments.

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Study: Growth in prescription spending drops

New medicines introduced in the past two years continue to drive at least half of total spending growth as clusters of innovative treatments for cancer, autoimmune diseases, HIV, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes become accessible to patients, according to QuintilesIMS Institute.

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CPG sees growth in health, indulgences

Although the consumer packaged goods industry is still climbing the sales charts to record heights — the industry reached $797 billion in 2016 — the engines driving that growth are beginning to sputter, according to a report from IRI and Boston Consulting Group.

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Cough-Cold Report - February 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.