January 11, 2013

Skin care company Beiersdorf has announced a consumer awareness and fundraising initiative to support National Mentoring Month.

January 3, 2013

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday kicked off a year-long celebration in honor of the association’s 40th anniversary.

December 21, 2012

Health management services company ActiveHealth Management is offering the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System app as an interactive, educational tool to help people make healthier food choices.

December 17, 2012

Insurance coverage is a significant factor that is driving increased OTC utilization — 67% of respondents switched to an OTC once insurance coverage was suspended for a prescription formulation. According to an online survey of more than 900 AccentHealth viewers conducted in September, one-third of consumers reported insurance stopped covering a prescription once an OTC equivalent was available.

November 26, 2012

When it comes to medication nonadherence, the most oftcited statistic illustrating its effect on the healthcare system is the New England Healthcare Institute's estimate that it costs the healthcare system $290 billion per year. But a new report shows how much drug makers lose as well.

November 21, 2012

A pharmacy school in Idaho has achieved a 100% pass rate on a national pharmacist-licensure examination, according to published reports.

October 23, 2012

New York’s hip and edgy beauty retailer Ricky’s NYC has tapped Catherine Moellering, former EVP at the retail consultancy Tobe Report, to serve as its new president and CEO, according to a published report.

October 19, 2012

A division of Wolters Kluwer Health has released a new version of a Web-based quality-assurance software for pharmacy compounding.

October 11, 2012

As many as 68% of American adults take nutritional or dietary supplements, according to an annual consumer survey conducted on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition.

October 11, 2012

A company that manufactures simplified packaging designed to increase medication adherence has launched a new website to promote the product.

September 20, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday created a free, searchable compilation of all dietary supplement advertising decisions issued by the National Advertising Division since 2007, when the Dietary Supplement Advertising Review Program began.

September 18, 2012

Thorne Research on Tuesday announced the development of a line of nutritional supplements targeting athletes under the banner Thorne Performance, in collaboration with Integrative Health Resources.

September 7, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced it will serve as a promotional partner for the one-day scientific symposium "Vitamin D: Beyond Bone," presented by the New York Academy of Sciences, The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science and the Abbott Nutrition Health Institute.

September 5, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Wednesday announced that registered dietitian and health expert Samantha Heller will serve as this year’s featured speaker in the association's "Breakfast with..." session at The Conference, CRN's annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry.

July 31, 2012

Days of cutting back-to-school spending are over, as nearly 9-in-10 consumers plan to spend the same or more, according to Deloitte's annual back-to-school survey.

July 17, 2012

Health reform will stand. So what’s next for the pharmacy technician?

June 6, 2012

SymphonyIRI Group on Wednesday announced that Andrew Appel has joined the company as president and CEO.

April 24, 2012

The Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Food Marketing Institute announced they are working together to remind pharmacists about their legal obligations when selling dietary supplements in a retail setting.

April 24, 2012

Walgreens is enhancing community pharmacy by allowing customers to select a pharmacist based on their healthcare needs through a new online tool.

April 19, 2012

In anticipation of its 2012 Legislative Conference next month, the National Community Pharmacists Association unveiled its lineup of congressional speakers who will discuss pressing healthcare and pharmacy issues with pharmacists.

April 16, 2012

Earth Day is April 22. So it's as good a time as any to look at one aspect of community pharmacy that gets far less attention than such issues as managed care reimbursements or medication therapy management, but nonetheless is a key service provided by some pharmacists and a benefit to communities and the environment.

March 26, 2012

Beauty is “plugging in,” a trend that is set to drive innovation in the year ahead, according to recent research by Mintel Beauty and Personal Care.


March 19, 2012

Powerful pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions has just unveiled the results of a large-scale study that points out the critical role that pharmacist interventions play in the health and safety of women.

February 14, 2012

The National Consumers League, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy have recognized five pharmacy schools for their public education efforts to help patients adhere to their medication routines.