September 26, 2016

The new “Resolve To Evolve: Maintaining Profitability and Advancing Care in a Changing Pharmacy World” events will help pharmacies increase efficiency, profitability and improve patient health outcomes that capture payer dollars.

September 26, 2016

According to RB, the majority of men want to last longer in bed (89%). However, most men don’t like to talk about the issue openly, which suggests an over-the-counter solution may do well. 

September 23, 2016

The new McKesson pharmacy solution allows information to automatically synchronize with Pharmaserv to help identify programs for patients with specific disease states and includes the ability to interface with third-party applications.

September 23, 2016

Aromatherapy is familiar to yoga enthusiasts, many of whom  incorporate essential oils into their pursuit of balancing their chakras.

September 22, 2016

The benefit of greater accessibility clearly outweighs any real or perceived risks associated with having naloxone available outside of pharmacies, College of Pharmacists of BC stated.

September 22, 2016

NPA hopes to complete the Safe Harbor database of dietary ingredients in the near future, and will engage FDA in the coming months on its methodology and evidence.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 21, 2016

ATLANTA - The total economic burden attributed to opioid abuse exceeds $78 billion, according to a recent report published in Medical Daily. "More than 40 Americans die each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids. Families and communities continue to be devastated by the epidemic of prescription opioid overdoses." Tom Frieden, director Centers for Disease Control Director shared with Medical Daily. "The rising cost of the epidemic is also a tremendous burden for the health care system." (Medical Daily)

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK - While seniors are still lagging in their use of the internet as a health resource, that use is on the rise, Reuters Health reported Tuesday. "Among seniors who did use the internet, only 57% were going online for health information in 2003, compared to 80% in 2011, according to the findings published in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences," Reuters wrote. "The proportion of internet-using seniors who bought medicine online rose from about 14% in 2003 to about 21% in 2011. And in 2011, 22% were contacting their doctors online, compared to 8% eight years earlier. (Reuters Health)

September 20, 2016

The purpose of the ketogenic regimen is to shift the body from relying on glucose for energy to instead tapping into stored fat.

September 20, 2016

NSF International's dietary supplement testing and certification program has three key components: Good Manufacturing Practices registration, NSF International dietary supplement certification and NSF Certified for Sport certification.

September 19, 2016

Caregiver Boxes are available exclusively to Sam’s Club members who purchase Depend Absorbent Underwear.

September 19, 2016

In addition to McKesson employees' efforts to create comfort items for patients, the McKesson Foundation will donate more than $200,000 in grants to participating "Community Day" locations.

September 16, 2016

In response to the ever-changing healthcare system needs and the needs of the growing number of people living with diabetes, Drug Store News has created educational resources for community pharmacists and technicians targeting injectable diabetes medications.

September 14, 2016

Buyers cast votes on product innovation and packaging. Attending the ECRM Health Care EPPS were representatives from more than 40 retailers.

September 14, 2016

Kline Group on Wednesday posted a blog projecting double-digit sales growth of probiotics. "In 2015, according to our recently published Nonprescription Drugs USA and Natural OTCs: Impact of Non-drug Products on the U.S. OTC Market studies, the total market for probiotics is estimated at over $530 million, up above 15% since 2014," the insights company reported. "It is not uncommon for the category and some brands to achieve sales growth of 15% to 25% on a year-over-year basis." (Kline Group)

September 14, 2016

Seven out of 10 U.S. adults ages 65 and older have high blood pressure (140/90mmHg or higher), but nearly half do not have their blood pressure under control.

September 13, 2016

Over-the-counter medicine represents 45% of the consumer health industry at $98.5 billion in 2016.

September 13, 2016

Digital health care options allow consumers to become "ePatients." Research predicts use of home health technologies will increase to 78.5 million consumers by 2020.

September 12, 2016

As an organization representing more than three million pharmacists around the world, FIP presents an opportunity to learn as much as it is an opportunity to give back to the profession, APhA stated.

September 12, 2016

Founded in March 2013, the company created a line of Paleo-friendly bars that keeps it simple with only eight ingredients or less.

September 12, 2016

“People increasingly want to become more engaged in their own health care, and with Walgreens digital health offerings, [they can do that],” stated Harry Leider, chief medical officer, Walgreens.

September 9, 2016

For American Pharmacists Month 2016, APhA will participate in a number of activities, including a Capitol Hill Health Fair on Sept. 22.

September 9, 2016

A new update to the mobile app for the Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals is broadening access to the reference guide.