November 18, 2016

According to the company,  SimpleMD protein bars are the only bars formulated with extra virgin olive oil and red wine.

November 17, 2016

According to a recent study, approximately 39.8 million family caregivers provide care for adults with disabilities or illnesses (16.6% Americans).

November 16, 2016

More than half of retail clinic users do not have a medical home, which means if they didn't have a retail clinic to turn to, the emergency room would have been their default destination.

November 16, 2016

In 2017, how people shop, why people shop and what they’re shopping for will all be shaped by two overarching themes — access to digitized health information and wearables, as well as other Bluetooth-enabled, diagnostic-style self-care offerings.

November 16, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continued on a strong growth trajectory of more than 3%, growing by approximately $1.4 billion in dollar volume to $45.6 billion for the 52 weeks ended Oct. 2, according to IRI data. And that’s primarily organic growth from existing brands.

November 16, 2016

Generic medications saved the U.S. healthcare system more money in 2015 than ever before, according to the eighth-annual “2016 Generic Drug Savings & Access in the United States Report,” compiled by Quintiles IMS Institute on behalf of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association. This year’s report found $227 billion saved by using generics in 2015.

November 15, 2016

The NACDS Foundation has continued to advance its mission this year through several vital initiatives, including a collaborative response to the Zika virus public health emergency with the CDC and the CDC Foundation.

November 15, 2016

Until now, it was believed that previous exposure to a flu virus conferred little or no immunological protection against new influenza viruses that can jump from animals into humans. That is no longer the case.

November 15, 2016

The survey found that moms ride an emotional rollercoaster when it comes to caring for their sick child, and taking an accurate tempurature of their child may be one way they can gain control of the situation.

November 14, 2016

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of generics, in this multi-page report.

November 14, 2016

McKesson's EnterpriseRx 7.0 facilitates a closer connection between pharmacists and their patients through expanded patient communication.

November 11, 2016

ToConceive is clinically proven to increase a women’s production of transudate, a natural lubricant that assists in the fertility process, M Pharma USA noted.

November 11, 2016

Patients using HIV-specialized pharmacies more likely to use regimens on guideline.

November 8, 2016

4Jointz is a topical pain reliever combining natural allantoin present in a standardized comfrey extract with tannic acid and eucalyptus oil as part of an herbal formula.

November 2, 2016

The Supplement OWL is now moving beyond the original beta-test and CRN is urging companies to test out the product by inputting dietary supplement labels.

November 2, 2016

Commissioned by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the study looks at how much patients, employers and payers would pay for prescription-only DXM over a 10-year window.

October 31, 2016

At the program’s launch in 2006, CRN urged the dietary supplement industry to police the advertising marketplace through an industry campaign headlined “There’s a new sheriff in town. You!”

October 31, 2016

The 2016 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements found that the five most popular supplements are the multivitamin, vitamin D, vitamin C, calcium and vitamin B/B complex.

October 28, 2016

Fungi-Nail Nailner is a nail-whitening pen that can be used along with anti-fungal treatment to help whiten discolored fungal nails.

October 28, 2016

The primary challenges for the CPG industry operating in the natural and specialty space have been a lack of store-level visibility and the significant expense of supplying brand representatives in stores.

October 27, 2016

Sea-Band has recently launched two new products – ginger gum and ginger lozenges – incorporating this traditional herbal medicine to alleviate nausea.

October 27, 2016

Green prescriptions are based on the newest research in lifestyle medicine showing that stress management, nutrition, fitness and social support can reverse the majority of chronic health issues.

October 27, 2016

MIAMI - The Zika virus will become endemic to Florida, the nation’s highest ranking infectious disease expert told Florida health officials earlier this week, according to a report in the Miami Herald. “Here’s the plain truth: that Zika and other diseases spread by Aedes aegypti [mosquito species] are really not controllable with current technologies. So we will see this become endemic,” Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "What we anticipate will happen is that this season will calm down within the continental United States. We hope that Miami-Dade will stop having cases, but we can't promise that. [And] we will see parts of the hemisphere where it will be endemic. It will come back every year.” (Miami Herald)

October 26, 2016

The most notable ADA recommendation calls for three or more minutes of light activity, such as walking, leg extensions or overhead arm stretches, every 30 minutes during prolonged sedentary activities for improved blood sugar management.