August 27, 2015

In the short history of the wearable market, a clear divide has formed between smart wearables and basic wearables (devices that do not run third-party applications, and includes most fitness trackers).

August 20, 2015

Original online fitness challenge series incentivizes, rewards community pharmacists for setting good health and wellness examples for patients.

August 10, 2015

According to the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, more than 24.5 million people age 12 or older in the U.S. (9.4% of the population) live with substance use disorders.

August 5, 2015

Wegmans to open a mall-based store on two floors and lease space on a third floor to complementary tenants. 

July 8, 2015

CVS Health and the Boston Red Sox teamed up on July 3 to celebrate Independence Day early this year by providing military veterans of all abilities from across New England with an opportunity to hone their batting skills on the field at Fenway Park and participate in a day of activities.

June 12, 2015

Shoppers love their mobile phones as the devices are driving more orders — up 59% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the latest Demandware Shopping Index.

May 12, 2015

Fresh Dab on Tuesday positioned its water-soluble gel as a solution for anal irritation, itching, odor and discomfort.

April 22, 2015

Building on its strong service reputation and a solid foundation of loyal shoppers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region, Wegmans will continue its slow but steady expansion as it extends its menu of health-and-wellness offerings.

April 9, 2015

Associated Industries of Massachusetts has announced that CVS Health and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission will receive the 17th Annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award for their Health Pharmacy Technician Program.

March 13, 2015

Connecting all the dots in health care. That’s the ultimate goal in the health industry’s migration to an electronic platform, where doctors and other prescribers write prescriptions digitally and send them — directly and immediately — to a patient’s pharmacy for dispensing.

March 11, 2015

A new MIT study published Wednesday suggests that a more powerful H1N1 influenza strain may be making its way through India. 

March 2, 2015

Ahold USA has announced the departure of Stop & Shop New England division president.

February 24, 2015

Shire on Tuesday acquired Meritage, which includes the phase 3-ready compound Oral Budesonide Suspension for the treatment of adolescents and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis.

February 3, 2015

More than 80% of retailers plan to increase their customer experience spending in 2015, according to a new survey from SDL.

December 11, 2014

In the October issue of DSN, I wrote about a pet clinic program Walgreens was testing in 50 stores in Massachusetts.

November 25, 2014

Recently, NACDS provided a summary of the 2014 midterm elections, with an emphasis on the federal level. This memo includes an overview of the state elections, which will shape the operating environment on pivotal state issues.

November 21, 2014

When former Staples executive Brian Tilzer joined CVS Health early last year as SVP chief digital officer he was charged with spearheading the company’s digital innovation efforts and connecting current and future digital initiatives. Tilzer hit the ground running and the momentum remains strong as the company is now preparing to open a Digital Innovation Lab in Boston and connect with start-ups to enable the retailiization of healthcare in an area of Boston that has emerged as hot bed of technology and healthcare innovation.

November 18, 2014

CVS Health officially announced plans to create a new Digital Innovation Lab in Boston.

November 17, 2014

CVS Health has confirmed a report that it is planning to open a CVS Health Digital Innovation Lab this winter in Boston that will focus on “building customer-centric experiences in health care.”

November 17, 2014

Genzyme, a Sanofi company, on Friday announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. 

November 17, 2014

As a recent article in The Boston Globe points out, the turmoil and reinstatement of ousted Market Basket CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas, no doubt sparked some corporate soul-searching and serves as a reminder of just how rare such a stand by rank and file employees can be.

October 16, 2014

 Kaz on Wednesday launched the new Febreze Air Purifier. 

October 15, 2014

That awesome little dude pictured is my bulldog Petey. As I write this column, my wife is bringing him home after five nights in the animal hospital — for that I am happier than the limits of my word count could ever fully allow me to convey.

October 15, 2014

Somersets, a line of shaving and skin care products, is known for its signature bullet-shaped packaging for its shaving oil.