March 18, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index on Thursday indicated that most of the nation is contending with relatively high levels of flu incidence for the week of March 13, with Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee topping the charts in states with flu activity.

March 17, 2016
  WASHINGTON — The American Pharmacists Association announced Thursday that its House of Delegates had voted to adopt a new policy concerning labeling and measuring of oral liquid medications at the APhA Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md.   
March 17, 2016

The first 30-second ad — called “Effective” — debuted today during the launch of NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, when nearly 400 pharmacy advocates will meet with 90% of the U.S. Congress to discuss key patient care issues.

March 17, 2016

The Wearable Tech award honors “new hardware that revolutionizes the convenience, comfort, functionality, efficiency and fashion of having a device literally ‘on you.’” 

March 16, 2016
The drug will be available in 30-count bottles of 1.5-, 3-, 4.5- and 6-mg dosage strengths, as well as a seven-count blister pack containing one 1.5-mg tablet and six 3-mg tablets. 
March 16, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration recently released an updated Manual of Policies and Procedures that said applications for generic drugs that only have one manufacturer could get an expedited review. 

March 16, 2016
Buyers attending ECRM’s Home Health Care EPPS event cast votes on product innovation and packaging, and the winning product was selected from approximately 20 entries. 
March 15, 2016

Like a powerful tide that gradually eats away at the foundations of a once-impregnable sea wall, the booming market for generic drugs advances and recedes with the rise and fall in the number of branded drug patent expirations each year. Download the full Generic Drug Report 2016 to read more.

March 15, 2016

Children's Flonase works differently from single-ingredient antihistamines, because it blocks six allergic substances instead of just one, GSK noted.

March 15, 2016

Nip the Nausea! Morning Sickness Capsules are non-drowsy, drug and flavor-free. 

March 14, 2016

UBL's probiotic, B.Coagulans Unique IS-2, is a beneficial bacteria that supports digestive health and strengthens the immune system. 

March 11, 2016

As many as 88% of pharmacists provide medication management services, according to APhA's  2016 edition of the APhA Pharmacists’ Patient Care Services Digest. 

March 10, 2016
This marks Alembic’s seventh product launch in 2016. 
March 9, 2016

Psi Bands recently released a new band design named “Heart Land” - a camouflage-style band punctuated with hearts. 

March 8, 2016

Hispanic consumers are a significant growth driver behind many dietary supplements, more so than their non-Hispanic counterparts. That may explain why Pharmavite recently introduced its bilingual “Vitamin & Supplement Wellness Wheel” to more than 1,500 locations.

March 8, 2016

“Better care, smarter spending, healthier people.” Those were the goals set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in September when it unveiled plans for a five-year federal experiment to gauge the effectiveness of expanded medication therapy management for Medicare patients.

March 8, 2016

Like a powerful tide that gradually eats away at the foundations of a once-impregnable sea wall, the booming market for generic drugs advances and recedes with the rise and fall in the number of branded drug patent expirations each year.

March 8, 2016

As retail pharmacy increasingly becomes a healthcare destination, new telehealth models are helping to expand both access to care and the scope of care. Telehealth’s role in retail healthcare delivery was explored by MinuteClinic VP medical operations Tobias Barker as part of a six-part Retail Healthcare Webinar series, produced by Drug Store News and the Convenient Care Association.

March 8, 2016

The product will be available at major U.S. retailers including Vitamin Shoppe in the spring of 2016.

March 8, 2016

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

March 7, 2016

Premama will make Premama Digestive Aid available for pre-orders during Expo West 2016, with its retail launch rolling out this spring. 

March 7, 2016

The researchers estimate that regular aspirin use could prevent close to 30,000 gastrointestinal tract tumors in the U.S. each year.

March 7, 2016

While elevated levels of vitamin D have been associated with a decreased risk of MS in adulthood, some previous research also has suggested that vitamin D exposure in utero may be a risk factor for MS in later life.

March 7, 2016

VitaTrue contains 16 vitamins and minerals, including 40% more folic acid than the leading prescription prenatal vitamins, and 300 mg of vegan, plant-based DHA.