December 8, 2014
Kroger and Medicine Shoppe are participating in MediMergent's pilot study of the National Medication Safety, Outcomes and Adherence Program.
December 8, 2014

The pros of giving healthy women regular low dose aspirin to stave off such serious illness as cancer and heart disease are outweighed by the cons, suggests a large study published online last week in the journal Heart.

December 8, 2014

Walgreens and MDLive on Monday introduced a new telehealth offering that will give Walgreens website users 24/7 access to U.S. board-certified doctors through its mobile application.

 

December 8, 2014

Meijer is responding to a need from food pantries for nutrition education resources by publishing a cookbook that features recipes using ingredients frequently found in food pantries.

 

December 8, 2014

As Congress continues consideration of the bipartisan conference agreement to the FY 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson issued a statement.

December 8, 2014

NBTY on Monday announced the appointment of Brian Wynne to the role of president of NBTY Americas, and CEO of its U.S. subsidiary - United States Nutrition.

December 8, 2014

Healthcare automation solutions provider QS/1 on Monday announced that it has been certified to transmit electronic claims through PrescribersConnection for long-term care facilities.

 

December 8, 2014

"There are no perfect organizations, and we all have a performance gap between where we are and where we hope to land," writes Dan Mack in his latest blog entry. 

December 8, 2014

Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain, but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

December 8, 2014

President Barack Obama signed into law in late November the Sunscreen Innovation Act.

December 8, 2014

Tostitos, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced the introduction of a new party snack — Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips, a tortilla chip with a tubular shape.

December 5, 2014

Amazon has announced the launch of private-label baby products.

December 5, 2014

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in-depth sales activity in the hair care, lasers and brows categories, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

December 5, 2014

Early data suggests that the current 2014-15 flu season could be severe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.

 

December 5, 2014

The new TouchBack system of temporary hair color from ColorMetrics is hitting drug stores beginning in January, providing beauty mavens with salon-fresh hair color without the salon price.

December 5, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.

 

December 5, 2014

The FDA issued a draft guidance that would provide generic companies a pathway to obtain samples of medicines requiring a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) protocol for product testing.

December 5, 2014

Pharmacist ranks No. 1 in a Forbes list of the best 15 healthcare jobs published Thursday. 

December 5, 2014

In this report, DSN examines in-depth sales activity in the general merchandise category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the general merchandise aisle.

December 5, 2014

Greenstone announced the introduction of cabergoline tablets to its line of pharmaceutical products.

 

December 5, 2014

Healthgrades, a leading online resource to help consumers find a doctor and prepare for their appointment, on Thursday launched a new Right Care Center with content to help Americans make smarter health choices this holiday season.

December 5, 2014

L'Oréal Paris honored 10 women for their contributions to their communities at the ninth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday night and recognized Phyllis Sudman, co-founder of Simon's Fund, as the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree.

December 5, 2014

The McKesson Pharmacy Optimization team has identified the top five trends that will impact the healthcare system and health system pharmacies in 2015.