By interfacing with QS/1’s pharmacy management system, information doesn’t have to be entered twice when using the SureMed Guided Packing software, saving pharmacists time while ensuring accuracy in their hand-packing procedures.
NeuroMetrix is aiming its wearable pain relief device Quell at a customer it believes is underserved. “...There's this large population of Americans suffering from chronic disease, and current devices aren’t addressing what their needs are,” said SVP and general manager of consumer health Frank McGillin.
While rainbow hair seemed to be the "it" beauty phenomenon of 2015, the colorful trend has now expanded to another part of the body: eyelashes. According to InStyle magazine, rainbow colored mascara and lash extensions are the latest beauty trend to go viral. (InStyle)
Sparkling Ice has rolled out Sparkling Ice essence of sparkling water. The new collection is free of sweeteners, contains zero calories, has no artificial colors or preservatives, and delivers an “essence” of natural flavors.
Mark your calendars, because on Aug. 5 the world will be tuning into coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, and shortly thereafter millions of weekend warriors and fantasy athletes will be looking on drug store shelves for the latest kinesiology tape or copper compression wraps.
Budweiser, which has dressed bottles in stars and stripes in previous summers, is poised to make one of its biggest patriotic plays yet. According to a report in AdAge, the brand has sought approval for new labels that replace the Budweiser name with "America," according to a filing with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. (AdAge)
The drug is indicated as an adjunct to diet to treat high cholesterol in adults with primary hypercholesterolemia or mixed dyslipidemia, as well as treatment of adults with severe hypertriglyceridemia.
At Kantar Retail’s two-day Drug Channels workshop, the company shared insights about how consumers are approaching health and wellness in a changed retail and healthcare landscape, how the big drug chains are looking to reach them and how suppliers can be a key part of doing so as we move into the future.
The Globe and Mail is reporting that Canadian supermarket chain Loblaw, which recently acquired Canadian drug chain Shoppers Drug Mart, was part of an industry push to get pharmacies into the business of dispensing medical marijuana. The news came after the company’s annual meeting Thursday, weeks after the Canadian Pharmacists Association has called for pharmacy to play a central role in medical marijuana dispensing. “We are an industry that is extremely effective at managing controlled substances. It gives pharmacists the opportunity to work directly, in real time, with patients as opposed to doing it through the mail – working on their doses, making sure it is actually having the therapeutic effect that it’s intended to have,” Loblaw executive chairman Galen Weston told reporters on Thursday. (The Globe and Mail)
Mars is looking to leverage the popularity of protein bars by launching two new protein bars under its Mars and Snickers brands in the UK. According to UK newspaper the Express, the two new bars are just 200 calories and have the nutritional profile you would expect from a protein bar (but with the taste of a Snickers or Mars bar). (Express)
Walgreens pharmacists and Healthcare Clinic nurse practitioners can administer MMR vaccine to individuals ages 7 and older in Mississippi and Tennessee; ages 14 and older in Kentucky; and ages 18 and older in Arkansas.
Now FDA-approved as a medical device, the water-based, Wet Original is safe and effective as personal lubricant or vaginal moisturizer and is compatible with latex, polyisoprene and polyurethane condoms.
Water-based, Wet Original is safe and effective as personal lubricant or vaginal moisturizer and is compatible with latex, polyisoprene and polyurethane condoms.