For chronic pain sufferers, there is a real problem with the abuse of painkillers in the United States. While the number of patients who have a legitimate need for prescription painkillers — 100 million plus — is vastly more than the number of people addicted to painkillers — 11 million — there is a stigma attached to the prescribing, dispensing and utilization of pain medicines.
Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.
To learn more about the CVS/pharmacy store in West Haven, Conn., which has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification, and CVS Health’s overall commitment to sustainability, DSN turned to Eileen Howard Boone, SVP corporate social responsibility and philanthropy for CVS Health, and president of the CVS Health Foundation, for insights.
The Saint Francis FastCare in-store health clinic has opened inside Super Stop & Shop supermarket in Simsbury, marking the first in-store primary care clinic of its kind in a supermarket in Central Connecticut.
The steep decline in the use of hormone therapy has spawned a prevalent but preventable side effect: Millions of women suffering in silence with hot flashes, according to a study by a Yale School of Medicine researcher and colleagues.
The skin care needs of men differ greatly: Some guys get a seemingly effortless, bump-free shave each and every time, while others are prone to ingrown hairs and irritation. Philips Norelco is partnering with grooming expert Craig the Barber to help smooth things out.
Health Media Network and the American College of Cardiology on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership that will significantly increase the size of HMN's Cardiology Network while broadening the distribution of ACC's CardioSmart Initiative.
Nestea on Tuesday announced that it is reviving the "Nestea Plunge" advertising campaign. The overhaul is designed to promote the brand's new recipe, which contains more flavor with fewer calories, according to the brand.
Philips Norelco, an electric shaving and grooming brand, along with baseball All-Star Nick Swisher, are rallying guys across the United States to show support for our military service members by sporting the iconic military haircut — the “High & Tight” — using the new Philips Norelco Hairclipper 7100.
With more women seeking advanced technology in their skin care regimen, beauty brand Philips is bringing its technology to the United States for the first time with the new Philips PureRadiance Facial Cleansing System.
All laundry detergent has extended its All Mighty Pacs and All OXI families with new All Mighty Pacs OXI, pacs formulated with OXI-power stain fighters with triple-play action to fight tough stains, whiten and brighten, according to the company.
CVS Caremark has entered into new clinical affiliations with four regional health systems, representing the first clinical affiliations to include clinical collaborations with MinuteClinic combined with data on interventions performed by CVS pharmacists.