May 17, 2013

With a little more than three months to go before the start of the first NACDS Total Store Expo show, which replaces its Marketplace, Pharmacy and Technology, and Supply Chain conferences, DSNTV caught up with the NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson to talk about the biggest challenges facing the industry as the association celebrates its 80th anniversary.

February 22, 2017

CareZips allows for an easier change of the adult diaper/brief or for care of abdominal wounds and catheter bags.

February 21, 2017

Based on early data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week reported that flu vaccines this season are reducing a vaccinated person’s risk of getting sick and having to go to the doctor because of flu by about half (48%).

February 21, 2017

According to Forbes contributor Bruce Japsen, a Walgreens and WebMD merger would make sense as it would couple the 2 million daily visits Walgreens generates online and the 117 million unique monthly visitors that WebMD captures.

February 15, 2017

Walgreens' chief merchant 'has agreed to act in a strategic advisory capacity' as the company explores future leadership opportunites for the department.

February 10, 2017

Today gummy vitamins repesent 11% of the overall category, which generated $6.9 billion in sales on 4% growth across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, according to IRI.

February 10, 2017

ILI nationwide reached 4.8%, well above the national baseline of 2.2% and a sharp uptick in the 3.9% in ILI reported the week prior.

February 8, 2017

Facilitated by Community Care of North Carolina, the initiative is intended to enhance the role of pharmacists in providing integrated clinical services for patients, as well as bringing together health information and pharmacy management providers.

February 6, 2017

Industry retailers and vendors gathered on Dec. 1, 2016, for the Chronic Care Roundtable, part of the 18th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit.

February 6, 2017

Nationwide during the week ended Jan. 28, 3.9% of patient visits reported through the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet) were due to influenza-like illness.

February 3, 2017

Highlighting their personal experiences, several Walgreens VIP influencers have set out to create a series of timely, audience-relevant narratives illustrating the power and convenience of the Walgreens mobile app.

February 2, 2017

As many as 38.3% of Americans have trouble sleeping. That makes sleep aids a high-trial category.

February 2, 2017

DSN examines what's trending now overall in oral care, as well as in-depth sales activity in the toothbrush and dental floss categories, highlighting new products hitting the beauty aisles.

February 2, 2017

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen takes a deep dive into one of the most strategically important categories in retail pharmacy.

February 2, 2017

According to data recently published by the Brussels-based International Diabetes Federation, by 2040 more than 642 million people worldwide will suffer from diabetes, up from 415 million in 2015, the last year for which the organization has statistics.

February 2, 2017

CVS Health senior educator Kristene Diggins and others involved in the fight against diabetes said they expect drug stores and retail clinics to play a bigger role in coming years.

February 2, 2017

In the United States, colds account for more visits to the doctor than any other condition, according to the American Lung Association.

February 2, 2017

Generics have made a huge difference to the U.S. healthcare system’s bottom line in the past decade, a savings that takes 13 figures to tabulate.

February 2, 2017

Increasingly, pharmacies are turning to automation as a way to increase efficiency and free up their pharmacists — employing everything from lower-cost, in-store automation to sophisticated robotics systems that help make central fill operations more efficient and reduce dispensing costs.

February 2, 2017

As a growing number of older Americans are making home healthcare increasingly attractive for drug store retailers, those in the industry say participating in this multifaceted market requires getting over some significant hurdles.

February 2, 2017

In this report, DSN examines the home healthcare market, the role pharmacies play in the prevention and management of diabetes, and products that are transforming OTC.

February 2, 2017

The UR nasal subcategory saw impressive growth in the channels studied, due in large part to the recent Rx-to-OTC switch products in the nasal corticosteroid segment, driving sales up 15% in the food industry and up to10% in drug.

February 2, 2017

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

February 2, 2017

As 2016 drew to a close, the Food and Drug Administration gave a gift of sorts to drug makers looking to submit to the agency an application for approval of a biosimilar drug when it issued its final guidance, “Clinical Pharmacology Data to Support a Demonstration of Biosimilarity to a Reference Product.”