December 5, 2013

Regular visits to the doctor, keeping a strict fitness routine and dieting are perceived to be the most important elements in managing and preventing diabetes, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 94% of respondents visited their doctor regularly, and the same number of respondents exercised regularly. To see more Patient Views, click here.

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.

February 25, 2015

Drug Store News is seeking an Audience Development Manager

February 19, 2015

Rite Aid turns to its customer base for health-and-wellness product ideas. 

February 19, 2015

Surescripts on Thursday released a step-by-step video guide targeting both small providers and health systems to enable adoption of electronic prescribing of controlled substances.

February 18, 2015

Flonase Allergy Relief partnered with The Weather Channel to provide allergy tools and resources. 

 

February 17, 2015

Fitbit, one of the market leaders in the fast-growing connected health and fitness category, on Tuesday announced the launch of a fun and motivating Fitbit Celebrity Challenges series.

February 17, 2015

Rite Aid on Monday launched an exclusive skin-care line called Receutics Active Skin Repair across 200 stores in New Jersey and the Seattle-area, as well as online at Receutics.com.

 

February 11, 2015

Carma Laboratories on Wednesday announced that its new Carmex Cold Sore Treatment has been named the 2015 “Product of the Year” winner in the Specialty Skin Treatment category by Product of the Year USA.

February 5, 2015

On the one-year anniversary of its decision to stop tobacco sales, CVS Health released new data showing that its messages about the importance of quitting smoking for good is resonating.

February 2, 2015

With Super Bowl Sunday now behind us — arguably, the biggest night of the year for TV advertising — DSN thought we'd get in the "wayback machine" and take a look at our favorite CPG commercials of all time. Except after Sunday night, we had to add one new entry to the list.

January 30, 2015

BSI Products on Thursday introduced Fun Wraps — elastic bandage wraps that have stylish patterns for kids and offer the support needed to help a child heal from a typical sports injury. 

January 30, 2015

International B2B beauty trade show Cosmoprof North America has announced that its exclusive Discover Beauty program will return for its ninth consecutive year.

January 30, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a draft roadmap toward the safe and secure exchange and use of electronic health information.

 

January 30, 2015

The Network of Executive Women has launched a new movement for women's leadership and workplace change via a campaign dubbed “It’s Time,” which calls on industry leaders to advance more women leaders in the retail and consumer goods and services industry, and to create a workplace that is more collaborative, flexible and inclusive.

January 29, 2015

In December, DSN hosted its 14th annual Diabetes Roundtable, this time expanding the discussion to include other chronic conditions and community pharmacy’s role in driving prevention and improved health outcomes for patients.

January 29, 2015

Skin care brand Murad has announced the debut of its new Youth Builder Bodycare, a family of transformative body treatments that address the most prevalent body-aging concerns, including uneven skin tone and texture, loss of elasticity and firmness and dehydration.

January 29, 2015

A pair of veteran retailers were among the most popular store sites on Facebook during the 2014 holiday season. Sears was the most popular U.S. department store, while Walmart.com was the most popular mass merchant store site, according to a study by Searchmetrics.

January 27, 2015

The Global Market Development Center last week named Dewayne Rabon, group VP center store for Bi-Lo Holdings, as the new chairman of the board.

January 26, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing announced enhancements to its data and analytics website.

January 23, 2015

CVS Health’s apprenticeship program garnered national attention during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday as he called on more businesses to follow CVS Health’s lead and offer more educational benefits and paid apprenticeships.

January 21, 2015

Eisai on Tuesday announced the launch of a new savings card for Belviq (lorcaserin HCl) CIV, the most-prescribed branded FDA-approved prescription drug therapy for chronic weight management.

January 15, 2015

Marsh Supermarkets announced a Cardiac Care Program within their 39 pharmacy locations throughout Indiana.