December 5, 2013

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

December 5, 2013

Making regular doctor appointments is the activity done most often by respondents (78%) to live a healthy life, at least 10 percentage points higher than diet and exercise, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 70% limit alcohol consumption, and 68% monitor their diet.

May 6, 2015

The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy. 

May 6, 2015

Two-in-five Americans are getting only four hours of restful sleep every night, a Sleep Number study finds. 

April 29, 2015

Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum have partnered to create a new, multitiered industry leadership platform that will assemble an intimate group of CPG brands that emotionally connect with today’s changing consumer. The New General Market Leadership Forum will bring together leading companies that have demonstrated commitment to building a strong community and thought leadership with a diverse consumer base.

April 22, 2015

Advocacy for the community pharmacy industry and the advancement of the profession is a big part of the job at Drug Store News. That said, this has been a busy month even by our standards.

April 20, 2015

Living Essentials on Friday relaunched its 5-Hour Energy website with auto-ship functionality. 

April 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance gave analysts a peek at the company's big-picture outlook during an all-day meeting Wednesday.

April 2, 2015

Walgreens and M&M's Brand on Thursday partnered with NBC for a three-hour "Red Nose Day" comedy special to help children in need.

April 2, 2015

Nordic Naturals recently launched a new flavor, paradise punch, for its Omega Boost Junior line of omega-3 supplements. 

April 1, 2015

Dollar General is thinking digital this spring with a new way to appeal to coupon-clipping customers.

April 1, 2015

Target Canada announced that it will complete its liquidation efforts and close the last of its Canadian retail stores to the public on April 12.

March 26, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday launched its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign.

March 26, 2015

Pursuant Health (formerly SoloHealth) on Thursday partnered with Cleveland Clinic Wellness Enterprise on a new health-and-wellness platform. 

March 20, 2015

Featuring professional athletes and top yoga instructors, Gaiam introduced its new series of Athletic Yoga programming digitally and on DVD.

March 20, 2015

Omron Healthcare on Wednesday launched the Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker, a new fitness tracking tool that can be coupled with the company's blood pressure monitor.

March 20, 2015

Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum have partnered to create a new, multi-tiered industry leadership platform that will assemble an intimate group of CPG brands that emotionally connect with today’s changing new general market consumer.

March 17, 2015

Mustela launches loyalty program, allowing expecting, new and experienced moms to connect, learn and shop all in one place.

March 13, 2015

The CDC and AMA on Thursday launched the joint Prevent Diabetes STAT program. 

March 13, 2015

Community pharmacy leaders routinely host pharmacy tours in their stores throughout the year to help demonstrate firsthand to members of Congress and policy-makers the important interaction pharmacists provide patients every day, and the importance of supporting measures that help promote pharmacy to help expand patient access, improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

March 11, 2015

Amazon on Wednesday created a virtual destination center for new product innovation. 

March 10, 2015

"As my son and I visited colleges over the past year, it occurred to me that the process he was going through was not dissimilar to how consumers may approach the selection of their preferred pharmacy setting," writes Hamacher Resource Group VP Dave Wendland in his latest blog entry. 

March 10, 2015

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy on Tuesday announced a headquarter move closer to Capitol Hill. 

March 10, 2015

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association Educational Foundation on Tuesday launched KnowYourOTCs.org, a new go-to source for consumers seeking information on the safe use, storage and disposal of over-the-counter medicines.