October 16, 2015

Sam’s Club pharmacy manager Sarah Caven loves people, and it shows in how she treats the patients at the company’s warehouse club in Mankato, Minn. “I know it’s a cliché, but I’m a people person,” she said recently. “I love the opportunity to talk to the patient. I see them a lot more than they see their physician, and I know that their contact with me is important for them.”

October 16, 2015

Sandoz on Friday announced that it had launched its generic version of Novartis’ Lescol XL (fluvastatin) extended-release tablets. 

October 16, 2015

Retailers looking to enhance service to their health-minded shoppers would do better to face their food products backward on store shelves, as ingredient lists and nutritional information trump brand names and package design among this demographic, according to a recent study by ECRM and HellaWella, a consumer healthy-living website owned by Lebhar-Friedman.

October 16, 2015

The efforts of four individuals underscore how Ahold approaches community pharmacy, showing that the company’s pharmacists are willing to do what it takes to help people stay healthy.

October 16, 2015

Participate in Drug Strore Newsand Supplylogix's survey examining the challenges facing pharmacies when it comes to loss prevention. 

October 16, 2015

Define “American heartland” and the town of Topeka, Ind., could easily fit the bill. And independently owned Topeka Pharmacy, honored as Good Neighbor Pharmacy of the Year at AmerisourceBergen’s ThoughtSpot 2015, could just as easily define the concept of drug store as an indispensible fixture of small-town life.

October 16, 2015

The new 17 UN Global Goals intend to address three primary objectives: end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix climate change by the year 2030. 

October 16, 2015

When she left her native Jamaica and entered St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y., two decades ago, 16-year-old Shauna Markes-Wilson aspired to be a pediatrician. However, it wasn’t long before a chance meeting altered those plans and sent her career in a slightly different direction.

October 16, 2015

The company, which has 266 employees and has a 40,000-sq. ft. prescription and order intake department in addition to a laboratory and pharmacy dispensary, was honored for its growth in the past few years. 

October 16, 2015

New patient-care and business solutions won three independent pharmacies special recognition at Cardinal Health’s annual Retail Business Conference in Las Vegas in July.

October 15, 2015

Birchbox’s first foray into an in-house brand features a lipstick and eye liner that come in three and five shades, respectively. 

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)