October 12, 2015

The National Community Pharmacists Association has named the recipient of its 2015 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year winner. 

October 12, 2015

The NCPA Outstanding Adherence Practitioner Award recognizes an independent community pharmacist who demonstrates a continuous commitment to patient adherence services.

October 12, 2015

DON’T be this pharmacist. Be more like the ones Drug Store News profiles in this special section, compiled in honor of National Pharmacist Month in October.

October 12, 2015

Teva Pharmaceuticals on Monday announced the launch of its generic of GlaxoSmithKline’s Avodart.

October 9, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association announced Friday that its fight toward provider status for pharmacists had reached a big milestone. 

October 9, 2015

The drug can now be used on patients whose non-small cell lung cancer metastasized while undergoing platinum-based chemotherapy or afte

October 9, 2015

The next frontier for community pharmacy may be mental health. 

October 9, 2015

The New York Times outlines the controversy surrounding the recent FDA approval of Oxycontin in children. “Just because OxyContin has been abused or prescribed inappropriately doesn’t mean we should deprive the children who need the drug,” Kathleen Neville, pediatric oncologist at Arkansas Children's Hospital told The New York Times, adding it is “our obligation to have the best level of evidence for its use in children.” (The New York Times)

 

 
 
October 8, 2015

See the latest installment of DSN’s Friday Pharmacy Phunny series. 

October 8, 2015
The lightweight and flexible patch design has reusable adhesive gel pads that conform to the body, while four vibrating motors massage separate areas. 
October 7, 2015

Beddit makes any bed a smart bed by combining an ultra-thin sensor placed under the bed sheet with the Apple Watch and an iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch).

October 7, 2015

More than 260,000 pharmacists have been trained to provide immunization services through APhA, association says. 

October 7, 2015

Express Scripts this week announced that it would include two new drugs in a new class of cholesterol treatment in its National Preferred Formulary. 

October 7, 2015

Just after announcing a new website and logo, QS/1 has unveiled its latest product, SharpRx. 

October 6, 2015

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary, Gammex is launching its newest glove with Sensoprene formulation – the Non-Latex Underglove.

October 6, 2015

The new-to-the-market product line addresses a sometimes forgotten class of patients — those battling Celiac Disease, diabetes, alcohol intolerance, acetaminophen intolerance and dye sensitivities.

October 6, 2015

Ester-C is calcium ascorbate, which is formulated to contain the same metabolites the body produces that help enhance the retention of vitamin C by the white blood cells.

October 6, 2015

The new Phluseptic formulation includes echinacea, aloe vera, lemon and oregano oil. 

October 6, 2015

With ImmuSMART, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, VoicePort and Scientific Technologies Corp. are looking to raise immunization rates among adults. 

October 6, 2015

With its new status, PTCB will be able to participate in FIP working groups, nominations calls and other efforts while being included in the company’s dialogues and communications. 

October 5, 2015

Two Dutch pharmacy associations have presented a plan suggesting that widespread pharmacogenomics might be available by 2020. 

October 5, 2015

So far in 2015, there have bee 221,200 new cases of lung cancer and 158,040 deaths from the illness, according to the National Cancer Institute.

October 5, 2015

Help2Heal represents the kind of cause marketing effort that catches the eye of the millennial shopper. According to a Nielsen survey, more than 55% of consumers globally are willing to spend more for products making a social or economic impact, and more than half of those respondents were millennials.

October 5, 2015

The rebranding is part of changes, including new products, that the company says are forthcoming, according to QS/1 president Tammy Devine.