May 26, 2015

The 21st Century Cures legislation would foster drug development. 

May 20, 2015

The retail behemoth that is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is fixing its sights on a new target: the nation’s overstretched and overly costly primary healthcare system. The result could be a major disruption of that system and the acceleration of health reform in America.

April 30, 2015

American physician survey finds that Americans are lacking the tools to fight chronic disease. 

April 21, 2015

A new PhRMA report released Monday found that branded manufacturers invested $51.2 billion last year in R&D. 

April 16, 2015

To support the new product, the company plans to debut an advertising campaign, “Ketchup’s Got a New Mustard.” 

April 15, 2015

Senior editor Michael Johnsen on Wednesday live-tweeted Walgreens Boots Alliance's all-day analyst meeting.

March 25, 2015

In this special report, Drug Store News examines the critical role community pharmacy plays in our nation’s healthcare system, and what could be done to close the gap on provider access, lower costs and improve health outcomes for millions of Americans, by enabling the pharmacist to practice at the top of their license.

 

March 16, 2015

Community Pharmacy: The face of neighborhood health care in America

March 13, 2015

How do the nation’s pharmacists rate with Americans? According to Gallup, the answer is very, very high year after year.

March 5, 2015

Delhaize America takes the spotlight during 2014 as both Food Lion and Hannaford achieved solid revenue growth.

March 4, 2015

Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions among children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with about 20% of children ages 5 years to 11 years old having at least one untreated decayed tooth. The good news is that tooth decay is preventable.

February 13, 2015

Hyland's recently signed on as the lead sponsor behind what has become one of the fastest-growing sports in America — pickleball.

February 10, 2015

As part of its ongoing exploration of how pharmacists can engage in interdisciplinary efforts to promote oral health, the American Pharmacists Association Foundation has teamed up with America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

January 30, 2015

ONE Condoms on Thursday announced the launch of a national HIV prevention campaign that features a coalition of visual artists, musicians, celebrities and public health agencies.

January 26, 2015

Belgian international food retailer Delhaize Group, which operates about 1,300 stores in the United States, posted double-digit gains in fourth-quarter revenues in the United States.

January 16, 2015

Dove Men+Care and Family First's national nonprofit fatherhood program All Pro Dad are celebrating the importance of fatherhood in America via interactive workshops at 60 Sam's Club locations throughout the country.

December 18, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America on Thursday released a new report, “Twenty-Five Years of Progress Against Hepatitis C: Setbacks and Stepping Stones."

December 15, 2014

Multicultural consumers are expected to be a key driver in strengthening pet ownership rates in America in the future, according to “Pet Population and Ownership Trends in the U.S.,” a recent report by market research publisher Packaged Facts.

December 11, 2014

The Kermit Crawford era at Walgreens is drawing to a close. As of Dec. 31, Crawford, one of the industry’s best known and most respected pharmacy executives, will retire as president of pharmacy, health and wellness at the nation’s top drug store chain. 

November 26, 2014

With 65 days until Super Bowl XLIX, Pepsi is hoping to drum up excitement with its "Hyped for Halftime" campaign. 

November 17, 2014

The American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension this summer plugged home blood-pressure monitoring kits, noting that the self-care diagnostics can save insurance companies money by improving healthcare quality and reducing healthcare costs — both buzz words in the changing healthcare paradigm that places a greater emphasis on preventive health care.

October 23, 2014

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America earlier this week announced that Christina Stow will join the organization as VP communications, effective Oct. 27. 

October 22, 2014

The pharmaceutical industry has committed considerable resources to developing both vaccines and treatments to address the current Ebola crisis.

 

October 17, 2014

"The United States is in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic as addiction, overdoses and deaths associated with non-medical drug use have risen dramatically over the last decade. In 2009, U.S. drug overdose deaths outnumbered motor vehicle accident deaths for the first time," writes Wendy Cloe, a director at Emdeon, in her latest blog.