June 15, 2015

A recent NCPA event covering specialty pharmacy served two purposes: let payers know independents are actively in the business and let independents entering the business know what to expect. 

June 15, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep, VMS and anti-itch categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

June 15, 2015

Pfizer Consumer Healthcare in May joined the gummy vitamin lineup with the launch of Centrum MultiGummies, adding the leading multivitamin brand to the number of adult gummy vitamin options on the shelf.

June 15, 2015

Information technology will play an increasingly critical role in how all health providers administer care, collaborate with one another in a team-based approach to care, and engage with patients themselves.

June 15, 2015

Renpure has developed for 2016 its new Bamboo Coconut Water, which is positioned as the first clear shampoo that is free of sulfates, sodium chloride, dyes, parabens, and gluten in the marketplace.

June 15, 2015

Looking to engage consumers — especially millennials — major beauty brands are increasingly turning to social media, and oral care is no exception.

June 15, 2015

The sun care market has benefited from skin cancer awareness campaigns, as well as the overall education about the importance of sun protection, but manufacturers are hoping to further brighten sales with sun care products that boast added benefits and innovative delivery methods.

June 15, 2015

As many as 39% of Americans feel restless when they sleep at least once or twice every week, and 27.5% feel restless at least three or four nights each week, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

June 15, 2015

You don’t need a poll to know that sleep, or rather the lack thereof, has become a big deal for Americans. 

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 15, 2015

The credibility of the vitamins, minerals and supplements business has been attacked in recent months.

June 15, 2015

What impact might wearable devices have on the sale of sleep aids in the future? The impact could be significant.

June 15, 2015

The sale of sleeping remedies continues to be a caffeinated business, especially across the liquids segment.

June 12, 2015

J&J's consumer business is looking to reclaim its No. 1 position, with its consumer chief outlining three reasons the OTC business is crucial to J&J's overall healthcare portfolio.

 

June 12, 2015

H-E-B is celebrating 110 years as a Texas grocer. 

June 10, 2015

The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 8, 2015

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

June 1, 2015

Fred's is retooling all categories across the front-end in an effort to improve overall performance. 

May 29, 2015

Flonase tells an impressive sales story in its first 16 weeks on the shelf.

May 29, 2015

Find out from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” why this year's allergy season is the worst ever. 

May 28, 2015

Action on Smoking & Health has released a parody in advance of World No Tobacco Day on May 31.

May 28, 2015

Rite Aid is looking forward to a robust store growth spate in the coming years, the chairman and CEO John Standley tells analysts.