October 15, 2015

CVS/pharmacy's enhanced Health Insurance Information Center is a one-stop online destination for customers with health insurance questions related to Medicare Part D, Marketplace and Medicaid health coverage.

October 15, 2015

See our third installment of the Friday Pharmacy Phunny in honor of American Pharmacists Month. 

October 15, 2015

The FootMate System recently made an addition to its line of foot care products, introducing the FootMate Rejuvenating Cream.

October 15, 2015

Hamacher Research Group’s Dave Wendland writes about different leadership qualities in his latest blog post. 

October 15, 2015

According to McNeil Consumer research,  only 20% of consumers re-read the label of an OTC medicine they have used before. 

October 15, 2015

The New Jersey legislation requires the Department of Health to post a link on its website containing a list of products in which dextromethorphan is an active ingredient. 

October 15, 2015

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy's “Learning and Living Curriculum” began this fall with first-year Pharm.D. students and will roll out over the next three academic years.

October 15, 2015

Halal supplements have been prepared according to Islamic law, and is free from pork products, alcohol and certain other ingredients. 

October 15, 2015

The study “Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements,” based its findings on data from 63 emergency departments from 2004 through 2013.

October 15, 2015

With Rite Aid's Medicare Advisor tool, customers can compare the estimated annual costs of various plans, including monthly premiums, brand and generic co-pays and drugs covered. 

October 15, 2015

The $12.99 average is lower than the cost of dispensing for rural pharmacies ($14.50), but slightly higher than that of urban pharmacies ($12.67).

October 15, 2015

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF first introduced UNICEF Kid Power in February as a child health initiative encouraging elementary school-age kids in the United States to get physically active in order to help save the lives of their peers in developing countries.

October 15, 2015

Luxury watch maker Tag Heuer is planning a move into the wearable tech market with an Android smartwatch, according to a report from The Verge. ”We were a little bit concerned about the price, because we're going to sell it at $1,800 ... and now we are quite reassured because Apple is telling us we can sell at $1,500 or even more," Tag CEO Jean-Claude Biver said. “I'm very, very pleased.” Did DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder predict a high-end smartwatch entry months ago? (The Verge)

October 15, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance and its predecessor company, Walgreens, have paid a dividend in 332 straight quarters (83 years) and have raised the dividend for 40 consecutive years.

October 15, 2015

The flu vaccination campaign is an extension of AmeriCares U.S. Program, which supports more than 800 free clinics and community health centers nationwide with free medicine and supplies.

October 15, 2015

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sat down with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to discuss the future of the world’s largest retailer following the company’s difficult day on Wall Street following its analysts’ meeting. 

October 15, 2015

 Feds are probing the drug maker on drug pricing, distribution and patient assistance programs, according to the Wall Street Journal. “The company’s drug pricing has drawn scrutiny from doctors, hospitals and Democrats in Congress after The Wall Street Journal reported in April about how it and some other companies buy and then significantly raise the prices of drugs,” the report says. (Wall Street Journal, registration required)

October 14, 2015

"We still get requests via hand written letters and social media comments from our loyal consumers asking the brand to bring this flavor back,” stated Jona Mancuso, marketing director for the Carmex brand. 

October 14, 2015

More than 700 Project Health events will be held at select CVS/pharmacy stores in 20 markets.

October 14, 2015

Watch a sped-up video of an NFL linebacker consuming more than 21,000 calories in under an hour.

October 14, 2015

Custom hair color and hair care brand eSalon recently conducted a survey ahead of National Color Day, which is Oct. 22.

October 14, 2015

Hy-Vee pharmacists will use iMedicare, a Web and mobile platform, to identify Medicare Part D plans specific to each patient.

October 14, 2015

In a partnership that Whole Foods said will “redefine retail management software,” the supermarket company is partnering with cloud-based business application provider Infor to develop a new enterprise platform called Infor Cloudsuite Retail.

October 14, 2015

Dollar General said the move was part of a broader initiative aimed at proactively improving efficiencies and reducing expenses by restructuring its corporate support functions.