June 29, 2015

Tris Pharma will supply the new Robitussin long-acting dextromethorphan. 

June 26, 2015

McKesson has made significant strides in the past year to deliver on the three focal points identified by the wholesaler last year to help grow the businesses of Health Mart member pharmacies and independent owner/operators partnered with McKesson, Mark Walchirk, president of McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical unit, told a record 5,000 attendees during the Opening General Session of McKesson ideaShare 2015.

June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

June 26, 2015

As McKesson ideaShare 2015 was just getting underway, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with McKesson president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Mark Walchirk about the state of the pharmacy business, how smart independent pharmacy owners are finding new ways to compete and what McKesson is doing to help independent pharmacies become more broadly integrated into the patient care team, drive improved outcomes and improve profitability.

June 25, 2015

DripDrop, a new rehydration solution for children, adults, and seniors, is now available in Rite Aid stores nationwide.

June 25, 2015

Marble City Health Mart Pharmacy was named the 2015 Pharmacy of the Year grand prize winner Thursday evening at the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Opening General Session.

June 25, 2015

Thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the country are attending McKesson ideaShare 2015, here at the San Diego Convention Center this week, to explore the latest tools and strategies to help independent operators enhance patient care and improve profitability.

June 25, 2015

DSN had an opportunity to talk to Michelle Gilliam, director of Health Mart marketing about helping Health Mart owners and pharmacists promote their pharmacies their way. With more customizable tools and resources to promote their specific service offerings to local patients and prescribers, Health Mart stores can attract new patients and reinforce their value to existing patients.

June 25, 2015

In a major victory for the administration of President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court issued on Thursday a 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell, upholding tax credits to help lower income individuals and families buy health insurance.

June 24, 2015

CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of clinical collaborations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to nearly 60 major health systems and healthcare providers across the country.

June 24, 2015

Pharmacy organizations have written a joint letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking officials to delay enforcement of a July 1 electronic product-tracing deadline for prescription drug dispensers.

June 24, 2015

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a piece of legislation earlier this month that helps expand patient access to pharmacists' patient care services. 

June 24, 2015

Rite Aid announced on Wednesday that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Services.

June 24, 2015

According to a new national survey, more than a quarter (27%) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth.

June 24, 2015

The Little Clinic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger, has expanded into Kansas, marking the company's 10th state to operate retail clinics.

June 23, 2015

Cosmederm Bioscience on Tuesday announced the introduction of ItchFreeZone.com, a new resource for all things itch.

June 23, 2015

CVS Health announced on Tuesday that Norman de Greve will join CVS Health as chief marketing officer, effective July 15.

June 23, 2015

Eisai announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had given Fycompa approval to be used as an adjunctive therapy in treating primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

June 23, 2015

Fresh from two major acquisition announcements — Target’s pharmacy business and Omnicare — CVS Health remains "a category of one” and continues to look ahead to its next innovative move, Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS/pharmacy, told investors at the Jefferies 2015 Global Consumer Conference Tuesday morning.

June 23, 2015

Loma Lux Laboratories has unveiled new packaging that spotlights its patented, natural mineral technology formulations that, according to the company, have been clinically validated and dermatologist-developed to relieve the skin inflammatory disorders of acne, eczema and psoriasis.

June 23, 2015

Researchers expect a sharp uptick in weight-associated diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and some cancers. 

June 23, 2015

Topganic, a New York-based provider of natural hair care products, was the winner of this year’s Drug Store News Best New Product award for its Brazil Nut Oil Intensive Hair Mask with Keratin.

June 22, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep category in this multi-page report, which includes a Q&A with Procter & Gamble's Dave Tomasi.

June 22, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare are partnering to develop a product with pseudoephedrine that would be resistant to being used in methamphetamine.