September 28, 2015
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Target has expanded its list of chemicals that it wants suppliers to remove from their products. The list includes almost 600 substances on Health Canada’s roster of prohibited cosmetic ingredients, such as coal tars and bisphenol A. It also adds triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient that is under review in hand soaps and sanitizers by the FDA.
September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.

August 20, 2015

DSN recently sat down with KPMG's Larry Kocot — who now heads up KPMG’s Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight — to discuss the future of payment system reforms.

August 17, 2015

Jamieson Vitamins’ new program and partnership, called Share the Health, will provide 500,000 children worldwide with the essential vitamins.

August 11, 2015

Three years after it launched its EpiPen4ASchools program, Mylan announced this week that it would continue through the 2015-2016 school year.

August 6, 2015

In honor of National Fresh Breath Day on Thursday, DenTek’s Orabrush mascot Morgan the Tongue offered fresh-breath advice on social media, while his friends — the dancing tongues — performed and dispensed samples in New York City.

August 3, 2015

Healthcare technology company PerceptiMed announced in mid-July the appointment of the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Dr. Richard Carmona, to its board of directors, effective Aug. 1.

July 31, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week announced that they expect the average premium for a basic Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in 2016 to remain stable at about $32.50 per month.

July 23, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill extending the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to administer certain immunizations as of July 1. The bill comes after a surge in whooping cough cases in New York, which began in 2013.

June 16, 2015

The FDA announced on Tuesday that it determined that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not generally recognized as safe for use in human food.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 9, 2015

Nexcare Bandages, the American Red Cross and supermodel Niki Taylor encourage Americans to give blood this summer.

June 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising clinicians to be on the lookout for a new bird flu. 

June 8, 2015

Revlon has donated $1 million to the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, marking the first phase of its new philanthropic platform.

June 2, 2015

On June 13th at the Cabell County Public Library, Brad Hodges president of the National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia, Huntington Area Chapter, will join Drew Massey, clinical services coordinator for Fruth Pharmacy in demonstrating a new audio prescription label.

May 21, 2015

More than 9-in-10 retail executive leaders are worried about executing against their retail strategy. 

May 13, 2015

ASOP launches campaign warning consumers on the dangers of online pharmacies. 

April 30, 2015

Pfizer survey finds that consumers reach for OTCs in taking ownership of their own health. 

April 22, 2015

Kinney Drugs, the New York and Vermont drug store division of KPH Healthcare Services Inc., continues to roll out innovative health programs.

April 21, 2015

Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing just did an unconventional acquisition to provide the company with a new source of growth by applying its successful model of connecting buyers and sellers to the media world.

April 21, 2015

The personal care products industry supports legislation introduced Monday that would bring greater FDA oversight. 

April 14, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced it will distribute Novartis' new medicine Jadenu, which is indicated to treat patients with chronic iron overload. 

April 7, 2015

A new indication for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals's Pradaxa may be on the horizon. 

March 11, 2015

A coalition of state attorneys general is organized by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate herbal supplements.