February 4, 2016

Clinicians can better estimate the risk of glaucoma progression by looking at a readout from the smart lens. The findings could also have implications when using the lenses to evaluate glaucoma treatments.  

February 4, 2016

The shift this year of the Super Bowl from late January to early February impacted Costco's January results, the retailer reported. 

February 4, 2016

Fred's Super Dollar's comparable store sales for January rose 0.7% on top of an increase of 4.3% in the year-earlier period.

February 4, 2016

Galderma is on a mission to educate women on the genetics of facial aging and to inspire mothers and daughters to face their skin futures with more optimism and open dialogue.

February 4, 2016
Salonpas includes three active ingredients - camphor (3.1%), menthol (10%) and methyl salicylate (15%) - which provide temporary relief of minor aches and pains.
February 4, 2016

The agreement enables Publix’s network of more than 980 pharmacy locations across the southeast to expand patient access to specialty medications.

February 4, 2016

The beauty category at retail drug stores has been turning more toward sampling with kiosks, apps, events and beauty advisers. Drug Store News recently spoke with Joann Marks, founder and CEO of the 25-year-old company Cosmetic Promotions, to discuss beauty sampling and experiential marketing.

February 4, 2016
KLAS works with healthcare professionals and clinicians to gather data and insights for reports on medical devices, services and software. 
February 4, 2016

Rite Aid stockholders have voted to approve the proposed merger with Walgreens Boots Alliance, the Pennsylvania retailer announced Thursday morning.

February 4, 2016

The Treato/MediaMiser survey determined that the doctor's office is still the location of choice to get the flu shot - 49% who got the flu shot went to see their doctor, followed by 19% at the pharmacy, 15% at place of employment and 11% at a health clinic. 

February 4, 2016
Flu season most often peaks in February in the U.S., Walgreens reported. 
February 4, 2016

One of the most popular salad dressing brands in America is launching two exciting new product lines.

February 3, 2016

Baileys has blended the top two flavors in the coffee creamer category into one flavor that coffee drinkers may love.

February 3, 2016

The asthma treatment is a once-daily dose of two 1.25-microgram puffs. 

February 3, 2016

All told, CVS Health will convert 1,672 Target pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy locations around the country on a rolling basis over the next six to eight months. 

February 3, 2016
ZembraceSymTouch marks the first approval Dr. Reddy’s has received from the FDA for a brand-name product in its neurology portfolio. 
February 3, 2016

In addition to talking up her Nuance line of cosmetics, Salma Hayek discusses her daughter and family life with E! News. 

February 3, 2016

Is urgent care the next evolution of today's rapidly expanding retail clinics? On Wednesday Forbes speculated that the fast-growing urgent care market may be ripe for an entry from CVS Health or Walgreens Boots Alliance. "CVS or Walgreens will attempt to enter the standalone urgent care and primary care spaces in the next 12 to 24 months," suggested Gordon Maner, managing partner Allen Mooney Barnes in a recent report, Forbes noted. "Walmart, Target and other consumer-driven businesses will attempt to increase touch points with customers via immediate and scheduled healthcare services, although they will struggle to find profitability." (Forbes)

February 3, 2016
The new company will focus on the development and commercialization of novel- and science-based dietary supplements and over-the-counter drugs.
February 3, 2016

Joule’s proprietary patch provides an immediate energy boost the moment it is placed on the skin compared to caffeine through other forms, the company stated. 

February 3, 2016
Fitbit Alta delivers all the most important activity stats one can expect from Fitbit right on the wrist, along with new features designed to make health and fitness tracking easier and more motivating. 
February 3, 2016

The retailer’s donation will be distributed to three nonprofit organizations that are coordinating a variety of relief efforts related to the ongoing water crisis.

February 3, 2016

Reuters is reporting that in 2016, there will likely be seven blockbuster drugs launched, each of which has potential to see more than $1 billion in annual sales. The ones that are poised to be the biggest are a chronic liver desease drug from Intercept Pharmaceuticals and Gilead’s fixed-dose treatment for H.I.V, which experts forecast could make $2.6 billion and $2 billion, respectively. (Reuters)

February 3, 2016

Sephora’s new digital offering, Sephora Virtual Artist, uses a smartphone’s camera to map a user’s lip location and shape using facial visualization software.