December 2, 2015

The Harris Poll of more than 2,000 people found that many prefer to pick up their prescriptions at chain drug stores and their OTC products at discounters. 

December 2, 2015

Under the partnership, health systems and hospitals could benefit by developing more efficiently designed clinical improvement programs that would allow lower-risk patients to send statistics through their local higi station rather than an in-home monitoring device. 

December 2, 2015

The Implus Fitness & Wellness Division is led by Ryan Cruthirds, VP sales and product, and Marco Garsed, VP marketing. 

December 2, 2015

More than 50% of past workshop participants now own a community pharmacy. 

December 2, 2015

The device features comfort-enhancing technology, which uses a series of eight raised dots on the end of the lancet that reduces pain from the needle when pressed against the sample area.

December 2, 2015

The Gmate SMART blood glucose meter is the size of a quarter and connects to the headphone jack of the smartphone.

December 2, 2015

Drug Store News recently had an opportunity to sit down with Alissa Hsu Lynch, VP sales strategy, operations and global capabilities at Johnson & Johnson Consumer to discuss how J&J is optimizing its health-and-wellness position in retail. Hsu Lynch leads the strategic development of key retail initiatives across J&J's $6 billion portfolio of consumer brands and is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

December 2, 2015

Among the predictions: the rise of a single, unified platform for providers and increased flexibility in networks. 

December 2, 2015

Inquisitr is reporting that a team of medical researchers may have found an off-label use for metformin. According to the research, the drug, which is used to treat people with Type 2 diabetes, can extend a person’s lifespan to 120 years. The researchers are ready to test whether they can replicate in humans the same results they obtained in animal tests, with a 3,000-person study in the works for 2016. (Inquisitr)

December 2, 2015

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 2, 2015

Save-A-Lot's new CEO will hit the ground running on or around Jan. 4, 2016. 

December 2, 2015

The 4,000 square-foot beautyBOUTIQUE features new fixtures, digital signage, enhanced fragrance and skin care areas.

December 2, 2015

Twinlab's EVP supply chain has management accountability for all supply chain capabilities of the corporation including demand planning, purchasing and procurement, production planning, manufacturing operations and inventory management. 

December 2, 2015

“We will continue to focus on the specific needs of both multicultural and male consumers with our global brands,” Unilever North America president Kees Kruythoff said.

December 2, 2015

In this week’s What’s Next, Lonni Delane takes a look at Kline Group’s latest report, “Beauty’s Most Buyable Brands.”

December 2, 2015

Bae is a unisex fragrance from Xyrena by Internet star Sebastian Olzanski, whose first single hit the iTunes top 100 within 24 hours of release. 

December 1, 2015

The LifeStyles Keyboard is now available for download at no cost in the iOS App Store and Google Play Store.

December 1, 2015

The new website is being rolled out alongside a more inse social media strategy from the company on Facebook, Twitter Pinterest and YouTube. 

December 1, 2015

Cozaar, sold by Merck, is indicated to treat high blood pressure. 

December 1, 2015

Moderated by ECRM's vp content Joseph Tarnowski, the Beiersdorf-sponsored session will include presentations by Wakefern Food Corporation and Market Track. 

December 1, 2015

Imprimis will offer a compounded oral combination of pyrimethamine and leucovorin for $1 per capsule for patients whose benefits are managed by Express Scripts. 

December 1, 2015

GPhA’s SVP sciences and regulatory affairs noted that GPhA and other industry associations have urged the FDA to avoid ambiguity in quality metrics and consider additional moves that would ensure that proposed changes won’t disrupt supply.

December 1, 2015

Over the course of the next 10 years, shifts in global resources, technology and shopper behavior will drive beauty companies to innovate and prove the efficacy of their products, according to a new Mintel report. 

December 1, 2015

Publix expanded its free offerings to include 90-day prescriptions of three commonly prescribed medicines.