Drug Store News director of continuing education and clinical content Suzanne Feeney, PharmD, will take over the Drug Store News twitter handle @drugstorenews, as part of the global #Pharmacist tweet-a-thon on Thursday, Oct. 2.
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.
An educational briefing, “Widespread Nutrient Shortfalls: A Public Health Crisis?” was held for Capitol Hill staffers Friday by the Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus, in cooperation with the leading trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry — the American Herbal Products Association, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, the Natural Products Association and the United Natural Products Alliance.