December 8, 2016

As part of an agreement with the DOJ, GNC will take a number of actions to broaden industry-wide knowledge of prohibited ingredients and improve compliance by vendors of third party products.

December 7, 2016

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

December 7, 2016

NCPA addressed several areas where independent community pharmacies and the patients they serve could be adversely affected by the pharmacy “lock-in” provision in the opioid abuse legislation.

December 6, 2016

When a company has been around as long as Thrifty White Pharmacy, there is an expectation that, to stick around, it has to adapt to changes in the industry to stay in business. But rather than be content following its competitors’ leads, Thrifty White has been on the front lines of adapting early to the biggest changes impacting the pharmacy business.

December 6, 2016

One Drop | Chrome will be sold exclusively by One Drop and Apple, where it will be available via the Apple Store online in mid-December.

December 6, 2016

AARP’s Project Catalyst in a report from April projects that by 2020, 117 million Americans will need some sort of caregiving assistance.

December 6, 2016

Owen Mumford is giving the packaging for its Unifine Pentips and Unifine Pentips Plus product lines a refresh. The new packaging features a clean, modern design aesthetic that includes bold pops of color implemented to highlight each product’s unique device specifications.

December 6, 2016

PerceptiMed has developed ScripClip, a will-call solution that matches a drug’s NDC number to a proprietary RF tag that’s scanned into a pharmacy’s management system.

December 5, 2016

In an effort to contain costs and both improve and expand care, pharmacists will more and more play an integral role in healthcare, as illustrated by these five key trends identified by McKesson analysts.

December 2, 2016

SimplECG collects continuous multi-channel ECG, heart rate and respiratory rate data from the garment and transfers it to a web-based portal for review by a physician, by way of a mobile application.

December 1, 2016

Millennials are encouraged to sign up at DoSomething.org/shelves where they can download a template and create artwork with items they want to see behind checkout counters instead of tobacco products.

December 1, 2016

This alliance will help enable CPG companies and retailers to make faster decisions to grow sales by understanding product trends and creating better personalization for the wellness consumer.

November 30, 2016

The Rxight test provides information on medications covering 14 therapeutic classes, including pain, blood pressure, blood thinner, ADHD, anxiety, depression, diabetes, cancer, respiratory issues and other medications.

November 30, 2016

According to clinical studies, the palm of the hand has the same blood flow as fingers, and provides an accurate alternative site to constant finger stick “poking.”

November 30, 2016

Medela's research insights revealed that a breastfeeding mom may face a number of obstacles – from the impact of product performance on her milk output, to the noise of her breast pump motor, to getting access to help.

November 29, 2016

The retail pharmacy industry is "enthusiastic to help leverage pharmacy to improve Americans’ health and well-being," NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson noted regarding Trump's health nominations. "NACDS has a powerful story to tell."

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

The Nature's Truth seasonal launch adds a little seasonal spice to the aromatherapy aisle this holiday season, creating an opportunity to attract new users to the vitamin aisle.

November 29, 2016

Apple is actively pursuing deeper health applications that can be delivered through a wearable platform, such as the Apple Watch, through meetings with the Food and Drug Administration, AppleInsider reported Tuesday. "Sources inside the FDA tell us that 'Apple is here all the time' discussing 'a Parkinson's project, and SaMD (software as a medical device) in general,'" the report noted. "We've gotten into the health arena and we started looking at wellness, that took us to pulling a string to thinking about research," Apple CEO Tim Cook told AppleInsider in an interview earlier this year. "Pulling that string a little further took us to some patient-care stuff, and that pulled a string that's taking us into some other stuff." (AppleInsider)

November 29, 2016

The Stork OTC is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and online for the average retail price of $79.99.

November 28, 2016

Life Support in October launched its most recent line extension, a caffeinated Red Label Recovery Shot that features zero grams of sugar in a new berry flavor.

November 28, 2016

The latest Zicam product  combines the power of zinc, which reduces the duration of the common cold, and elderberry, a popular immunity boosting ingredient.

November 18, 2016

According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizing pharmacists now administer roughly 25% of all influenza vaccinations.

November 18, 2016

Preboost is a new, proprietary over-the-counter wipe used for the treatment of PE.