July 8, 2016

Dark and Lovely has partnered with natural hair expert and best-selling author Nikki Walton of CurlyNikki.com on the release of her new electronic book, which helps consumers care for their natural hair.

July 8, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene), a once-daily topical gel for the over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of acne.

July 8, 2016

A leading brand of fair trade organic coffee is launching a 100% certified compostable single serve pod. 

July 8, 2016

Last month McKesson and Health Mart announced a broad expansion of its Collaborative Practice Agreements (CPAs) as part of the many new clinical-performance initiatives introduced at 2016 McKesson ideaShare. The program, which was first introduced last fall in two states, now covers 37 of the 40 states that require a CPA to prescribe and administer eligible immunizations to patients.

July 8, 2016

The approvals mark Teligent’s sixth approval from the Food and Drug Administration this year. 

July 8, 2016

Xolair can now be used in patients 6 to 11 years of age with moderate to severe persistent allergic asthma. 

July 8, 2016

Fred’s said that it offers year-round immunizations for the flu, measles, shingles and pneumonia, among others, in addition to its medication synchronization program and 90-day prescription services.

July 8, 2016

It is by now a well-established fact that the healthcare landscape is currently undergoing a massive shift from a fee-for-service to a value-based payment model, and that will create new opportunities for community pharmacy to play an expanded role in healthcare delivery, helping to drive improved health outcomes and opening up new revenue streams. The challenge for the independent owner is how to implement the host of new clinical services that will be required to participate in this expanded pharmacy care model — and where to begin. The message from McKesson to Health Mart owners: you need not go it alone.

July 8, 2016

The Little Clinic first opened in the Toledo region in early 2015 and now operates four clinics in the area.

July 8, 2016

The focus on education at McKesson ideaShare 2016 certainly did not stop when the Exhibit Floor opened, as there were Health Mart University Live and other continuing education sessions, including “Leveraging medication synchronization to optimize patient care,” “Driving change management,” “How to create a digital footprint, “How to turn the store into a wellness destination,” “Developing effective marketing programs” and more.

July 8, 2016

Pharmacy advocacy makes a difference. And while independent pharmacy owners also got perspective on key legislation that could have a profound and lasting impact both on their businesses and the profession of pharmacy, that message was perhaps the most important takeaway from the McKesson ideaShare Public Policy Forum last month in Chicago — advocacy matters.

July 8, 2016

New Skin, Fiber Choice and PediaCare joins a Moberg OTC portfolio that already features Kerasal, Balmex and Domeboro.

July 8, 2016

The announcement builds on NACDS’ recent extension of a national tour for another training program of promise for public health: a train-the-trainer program for administering point-of-care testing in community pharmacies.

July 8, 2016

With all the challenges facing independent pharmacy today, there are also many opportunities for owners who are committed to driving greater efficiency both in the clinical as well as the operations side of the business, and are able to measure and demonstrate the value as healthcare shifts to an outcomes-based model. To help independents rise to the opportunity, McKesson unveiled a number of new solutions and tools at McKesson ideaShare 2016 last month in Chicago, including two that company executives are calling game-changing — the Health Mart Pathway to Better Pharmacy Performance and Profit℠ and myHealthMart℠.

July 8, 2016

Target has picked Bethesda, Md., for another of the company’s small-format stores. According to WTOP, the 35,000-square-foot Target will open in the Shops of Wisconsin development in March with a “tailored product mix,” including groceries, clothing, home goods and a pharmacy. (WTOP)

July 8, 2016

Since it began in 2008, McKesson’s RxOwnership has helped more than 3,500 pharmacy owners buy, sell or start their own pharmacy business in an attempt to, as RxOwnership national VP Chris Cella told Drug Store News, “keep independents independent.” Cella participated in an “Ask the Experts” panel with three longtime RxOwnership collaborators at McKesson ideaShare 2016 to help potential pharmacy owners and sellers understand RxOwnership’s services and the work required to break into being a small business owner.

July 8, 2016

McKesson ideaShare 2016 wrapped up Tuesday and Wednesday, June 28 to 29, with more CE sessions, Sunrise Sessions, peer networking events, the RxOwnership luncheon and the Public Policy Forum. The event ended with a historic bang at the Final Night Party at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History.

July 8, 2016

Sofia Vergara and Perfumania kicked off Beautycon Festival LA this month with an exclusive event to celebrate the launch of TEMPTING BY SOFIA VERGARA, the newest scent in Sofia's fragrance collection.

July 8, 2016

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has revoked the Theranos' CLIA certificate, among other sanctions.

July 8, 2016

Yummy Spoon is already selling on Amazon in several boutique baby stores across California and is being represented by Dale Nepsa Associates.

July 7, 2016

Atkins Meal Kits cover a week's worth of food and tools, with three different options to choose from for one's needs and lifestyle.

July 7, 2016

One of America’s leading Greek yogurt brands is moving outside the yogurt aisle for the very first time.

July 7, 2016

Same store sales were flat at Costco in June, and net sales increased 3% June to $11.33 billion.

July 7, 2016

The program will provide clinicians with the messages, tools and counseling protocols needed to screen for secondhand smoke exposure.