September 22, 2016

Alongside introducing three new flavors of kombucha, KeVita is launching its #InnerSelfie campaign. 

September 22, 2016

NPA hopes to complete the Safe Harbor database of dietary ingredients in the near future, and will engage FDA in the coming months on its methodology and evidence.

September 22, 2016

More than 5,000 Americans across the country participated in the online survey, which awards the “Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brand” title to winners in 40 product categories.

September 22, 2016

Rite Aid met Wall Street expectations, matching the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research for earnings of 3 cents per share.

September 22, 2016

In its 18th year, the NACDS Foundation Dinner helps support evidence-based research that advances patient care, pharmacy education, student scholarships and charitable organizations that improve patient outcomes.

September 21, 2016
Five Albertsons banners — Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, United, ACME Market and Star Market — will be using MyWebGrocer’s solutions to ramp up the launch of their click-and-collect and delivery options. 
September 21, 2016

Allergan will be acquiring Akarna Therapeutics and its portfolio of developing treatments for an upfront payment of $50 million plus potential clinical, regulatory and commercial milestone payments around its lead compound AKN-083. 

September 21, 2016

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on Wednesday brought 60 of its member companies’ researchers to Capitol Hill for meetings with members of Congress.

September 21, 2016

Bringing together Coty and the P&G Specialty Beauty Business is expected to create one of the world's largest pure-play beauty companies with advertising and promotional spend estimated at well over $1 billlion.

September 21, 2016

ATLANTA - The total economic burden attributed to opioid abuse exceeds $78 billion, according to a recent report published in Medical Daily. "More than 40 Americans die each day from overdoses involving prescription opioids. Families and communities continue to be devastated by the epidemic of prescription opioid overdoses." Tom Frieden, director Centers for Disease Control Director shared with Medical Daily. "The rising cost of the epidemic is also a tremendous burden for the health care system." (Medical Daily)

September 21, 2016

NEW YORK - While seniors are still lagging in their use of the internet as a health resource, that use is on the rise, Reuters Health reported Tuesday. "Among seniors who did use the internet, only 57% were going online for health information in 2003, compared to 80% in 2011, according to the findings published in Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences," Reuters wrote. "The proportion of internet-using seniors who bought medicine online rose from about 14% in 2003 to about 21% in 2011. And in 2011, 22% were contacting their doctors online, compared to 8% eight years earlier. (Reuters Health)

September 21, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - Walmart is extending its grocery pickup service into Target's back yard, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday. “Our customers have told us that grocery pickup is a game changer,” stated Katie Vitela, a Walmart Minneapolis market coach. According to the Star Tribune, Target currently offers fee-based grocery home delivery through partner Instacart in a handful of markets, including the Twin Cities. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

September 21, 2016

For Radial and CFI Group's September 2016 Holiday Retail Report, 91% of respondents said they would be willing to increase the size of their online order to qualify for free shipping.

September 21, 2016

The theme of this year’s event is how to bridge the two parallel areas of focus in today’s e-commerce space — engaging people digitally and driving ROI.

September 20, 2016

Allergan has announced an acquisition aimed at making it a leader in the development of treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a disease state seeing increased interest from drug makers. 

September 20, 2016

The purpose of the ketogenic regimen is to shift the body from relying on glucose for energy to instead tapping into stored fat.

September 20, 2016
Alongside the contract extension, EPIC Pharmacy Network has contracted PrescribeMedicare, which evaluates Medicare plans for eligible seniors — for its members from now until September 2017,
September 20, 2016

Drug maker KVK Tech said its Lomaira is aimed at providing an affordable medicine to aid in weight reduction, with a patient access program that lowers the cost for qualifying patients to no more than $0.50 per tablet during treatment. 

September 20, 2016

NSF International's dietary supplement testing and certification program has three key components: Good Manufacturing Practices registration, NSF International dietary supplement certification and NSF Certified for Sport certification.

September 20, 2016

As drug costs again become a topic of national conversation, Chip Davis, president of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, has weighed in on the issue. 

September 20, 2016

GSK's CEO Designate joined GSK in 2010 from L’Oréal where, over the course of her 17-year career, she held a variety of marketing and general management roles in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.

September 20, 2016

The new 52,00-sq. ft. store will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will have a pharmacy with a drive-through window.

September 20, 2016

Dave Wendland, VP strategic relations and member of the owners group at HRG, will lead the panel discussion of the secondary research HRG completed for GMDC.

September 20, 2016
iMedicare announced Tuesday that it will be teaming with Arete Pharmacy Network to help its member pharmacies assist their patients in choosing the best Medicare plan for them.