May 21, 2012

DSN recently talked with COPD Foundation founder and president John Walsh about the organization's new leadership. In March, the COPD Foundation took over leadership for Drive4COPD, which aims to screen people for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a collective term for emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which the group estimates to affect 24 million Americans who may have it but don't know it.

March 21, 2012

Earlier this month, Walgreens announced that immunization records would be sent directly from its more than 7,800 Walgreens and Duane Reade stores and 350 Take Care Clinics to primary care providers over Surescripts’ electronic prescribing network using Surescripts’ Clinical Interoperability services. And later this year, the company plans to share immunization data with local and state public health agencies, and share Take Care Clinic patient summaries with primary care providers. Drug Store News recently had the opportunity to speak with Surescripts president and CEO Harry Totonis about the new service.

March 5, 2012

Radio Health Journal's Reed Pence talks with DSN editor in chief Rob Eder; Walgreens president of pharmacy, health and wellness Kermit Crawford; Express Scripts senior director of public affairs Brian Henry; and former Walgreens pharmacy customer Virginia Greathouse about the causes and impact of the Walgreens-ESI dispute.

January 31, 2012

As of Jan. 1, asthma products like the Primatine Mist inhaler became no longer available at retail — leaving consumers with few asthma-care options in the OTC aisle. Drug Store News recently interviewed King Bio president Frank King, who is introducing a new nonprescription inhaler for asthmatics, formulated with homeopathic ingredients, called AsthmaCare under its Safecare banner of products.

January 18, 2012

In an effort to tap into the minds of some of the industry's top executives, Drug Store News recently sat down and talked with some of these leaders in a multipart executive viewpoint video series.

March 26, 2015

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday called on its members not to market powdered pure caffeine to consumers in support of FDA efforts.

March 25, 2015

Hitting the United States is the new White Glo line, which is comprised of three toothpastes to address different lifestyle factors that can cause staining and discoloration.

March 25, 2015

NACDS leadership was on hand as the White House introduced the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network.

March 25, 2015

A new media initiative gets underway to promote the role that pharmacists can play in addressing challenges seniors face.

March 24, 2015

A new report by Shoppers Drug Mart and Great-West Life demonstrates the importance of pharmacist interventions in diabetes management.

March 24, 2015

Nutramax Laboratories Consumer Care plans to collect and present recent research on glucosamine/chondroitin in an effort to improve professional recommendations. 

March 24, 2015

A JAMA study found that while vitamin D supplementation helped maintain bone density, it did not decrease risk of fall in elderly women. 

 

March 24, 2015

New Zarbee's Naturals Target-exclusive line of natural baby vitamins and supplements for infants and toddlers to be featured in retailer's Made to Matter merchandising set. 

March 24, 2015

After nearly three years in the making, Tom's of Maine debuts new baby care line.

March 23, 2015

Childbearing women looking to supplement their health with a multivitamin will now find a familiar brand name in the vitamin aisle.

March 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week warned consumers against using homeoapthic asthma remedies. 

March 23, 2015

Acura Pharmaceutical's Nexafed extended release demonstrated bioequivalence to Sudafed 12-hour tablets. 

March 23, 2015

Recent research found that vitamin D supplements impede the progression of low-grade prostate tumors. 

March 19, 2015

British Columbia pharmacies are taking part in the "Genomics for Precision Drug Therapy in the Community Pharmacy" research project, which marks the first of its kind in North America.

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 18, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy to offer PARI’s cystic fibrosis treatment Kitabis Pak together with a PARI LC Plus nebulizer handset.

March 18, 2015

i-Health will begin shipments of AZO Yeast Plus in April. 

March 18, 2015

Chattem on Wednesday teamed with a pair of allergy experts on the importance of smell to allergy sufferers. 

March 17, 2015

A new Harris Poll reveals some surprise findings on Americans' preference for generic or branded drugs.