July 14, 2015

During the 2013-2014 season, the CDC estimated influenza vaccination prevented 7.2 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.1 million medically attended illnesses and 90,000 hospitalizations.

July 14, 2015

Global retailers are changing the U.S. retail map, but what does it mean for the future of our industry?

July 13, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration warns patients that prolonged use of NSAIDs could increase risk of heart attack or stroke. 

July 13, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

July 13, 2015

The White House has nominated Andy Slavitt, an advocate of data-driven health innovation, to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ administrator. 

July 13, 2015

On the occasion of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which marks the sixth such event since the first in 1961, National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson joined the dialogue by issuing a statement.

July 13, 2015

The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says. 

July 13, 2015

Otsuka Pharmaceutical and H. Lundbeck A/S announced Friday that their new medication Rexulti (brexpiprazole) had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and a treament for schizophrenia. 

July 13, 2015

There are currently 5.6 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and not working, and the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative hopes to change that.

July 13, 2015

Theranos is expanding what it started two years ago in the Phoenix market with a new Pennsylvania partnership and a recent FDA approval. 

July 10, 2015

Today the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, PepsiCo and Feed the Children are launching “Get Ready Fest: Feeding Philadelphia,” an event that provides 800 pre-identified Philadelphia-area families with wellness resources, food and essentials.

July 10, 2015

The Little Clinic, now located inside select Wichita-area Dillon stores, is working with Via Christi Health to provide convenient routine health care services to patients in the Wichita community, the clinic operator announced.

July 9, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will open a student-operated pharmacy, with funding from Rochester Drug Cooperative.

July 9, 2015

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has unveiled its new Patient Self-Management Solutions aimed at reducing overall cost of care by approximately $1,000 per person with diabetes per year, improving health outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction.

July 9, 2015

Cardinal Health will be launching Total Mobile Solutions with Order Express, a new suite of mobile apps for mobile ordering, receiving and inventory management, at the company’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference, held in Las Vegas from July 22 to 25.

July 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted a statement for the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program” emphasizing the role pharmacy plays in providing convenient, accessible, and cost-effective health services to Medicaid beneficiaries.

July 9, 2015

Procter & Gamble announced on Thursday a definitive agreement to merge 43 of its beauty brands with Coty. The transaction includes P&G’s global salon professional hair care and color, retail hair color, cosmetics and fine fragrance businesses, along with select hair styling brands.

July 9, 2015

Pharmacy software company PDX and VUCA Health announced a partnership Thursday that would bring VUCA’s patient engagement platform MedsOnCue to PDX customers. 

July 9, 2015

PillPack's Medication Reminders mobile app uses geo-tracking sensors to create custom reminders based on location, activity or time.

July 9, 2015

Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a poll by University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go before the start of Cardinal Health RBC 2015, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with Jon Giacomin, Cardinal Health CEO for the Pharmaceutical segment to talk about the upcoming conference, the state of the pharmacy business and more.

July 9, 2015
Retail, Business and Wellness are the pillars for Cardinal Health’s 25th annual Retail Business Conference, which runs July 22 to 25, in Las Vegas, at The Venetian hotel. 
July 9, 2015

Sandoz has launched its generic version of Angiomax (bivalirudin), an anticoagulant injection. 

July 9, 2015

With just about one week to go, a record crowd of more than 8,000 independent pharmacists and pharmacy owners is expected to converge in Las Vegas at the Venetian hotel, July 22 to 25, for the 25th annual Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference.