The Council for Responsible Nutrition celebrates its 40th anniversary this fall. DSN sat down with president and CEO Steve Mister to discuss what the supplement category was like four decades ago, and how the association is setting the stage for four decades from now.
Where do women turn for information on more sensitive health topics? Do women believe that men’s health issues get more attention in the media? To get answers to these questions, as well as many others, DSNTV recently took to the streets of Manhattan to speak with women to get their perspectives.
DSN recently caught up with Sajid Syed, president of Acro Pharmaceutical Services, to talk about how the company works with what he calls the "four P's" — the patient, physician, pharmaceutical manufacturer and payer — to provide an array of specialty pharmacy services to clients.
DSN caught up with Dave Dimas — program director of engineering, sciences and information technology at the University of California, Irvine Extension — to discuss the role predictive analytics can play in health care, as well as a new certificate program on how to best translate that consumer data into action plans.
Walgreens recently created a new consumer insights team focused on enhancing Walgreens’ engagement with its patients and customers in an effort to help improve the shopping experience. DSN talked to Adam Holyk, Walgreens divisional VP loyalty and consumer insights, on how the team will help complement Walgreens’ marketing efforts.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Wednesday awarded nearly $4 million to approximately 825 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to enhance and support youth literacy and education across the United States.
While public health officials and the media continue to trumpet how many Americans’ eating habits can adversely affect their health, consumers do not yet seem ready to swear off traditional snack foods in favor of more healthy options.
Kroger on Tuesday published its eighth annual sustainability report, setting its first-ever water conservation goal and providing a progress update on moving retail locations toward "zero waste" and sourcing 100% certified sustainable palm oil.
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has invited George Allen, associate professor in the department of pharmacy practice at the University of New England College of Pharmacy, to participate in its 2014-15 AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program.
Meals to Heal on Thursday announced that it is working with Walgreens to provide Meals to Heal services to cancer patients and others with chronic conditions in accessing customized nutritional meals and nutrition support services.
The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research, HDMA’s nonprofit research foundation, and Genentech on Tuesday presented the 2014 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement to David Moody, Jr., CEO of Mutual Wholesale Drug Co.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced the addition of four new companies to its membership roster — voting members Arizona Nutritional Supplements and Ingredion and associate members AccentHealth and UL Consumer Products.
Practice Fusion on Wednesday launched its real-time healthcare database, Insight. With Insight, physicians, researchers and analysts can access analysis sourced from a de-identified subset of more than 81 million patient records.
Working-age adults with disabilities who do not get any aerobic physical activity are 50% more likely than their active peers to have a chronic disease — such as cancer, diabetes, stroke or heart disease — according to a Vital Signs report released earlier this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Inergetics on Wednesday announced it has entered into a letter of intent to purchase the assets of OmEssentials, a private company dedicated to the development of advanced nutritional formulations and progressive nutrition education supporting the yoga, wellness and health food industries.
Dietary supplement use by U.S. adults is more prevalent than indicated by published data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, according to a new article in the peer-reviewed Journal of the American College of Nutrition.