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.

May 29, 2015

Allergy remedy Flonase dominates the allergy aisle. 

May 29, 2015

Type-2 diabetes patients do better when a pharmacist is a part of their care team. 

May 29, 2015

Recognizing that onsite health facilities can be an integral component of a successful health care program, employers are seeking to expand their use of such centers in the coming years, according to new research by global professional services company Towers Watson.

May 29, 2015

Find out from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” why this year's allergy season is the worst ever. 

May 28, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) on Wednesday. 

May 28, 2015

Some online pharmacy sites will soon be able to point visitors to their .pharmacy domain names.

May 28, 2015

New One condom to reach store shelves is 35% thinner than other "thin" condoms, the company said. 

May 28, 2015

On Thursday Roxane Laboratories announced that its alosetron hydrochloride tablets — a generic version of irritable bowel syndrome treatment Lotronex — was available in 0.5- and 1-mg strength. 

May 27, 2015

A new Harris Poll survey commissioned by Carma Laboratories, the makers of Carmex, has found that many people tie their confidence to the state of their lips.

May 27, 2015

In a new survey of approximately 2,700 American customers, the Canadian International Pharmacy Association found continued demand for safely ordering prescription medications online from licensed Canadian pharmacies.

May 27, 2015

A new anti-itch device using a static charge to alleviate a bug bite hit the market Wednesday. 

May 27, 2015

Omega-3 fatty acids helped boost cognitive flexibility in seniors, a study in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience found. 

May 27, 2015

Consumers in the Western United States don't plan on purchasing as many allergy medicines, a Field Agent survey found. 

May 26, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an abbreviated new drug application for dolutegravir 50 mg to the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of HIV.

May 26, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Boehringer Ingelheim, Inc.'s Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol), a once-daily inhaler meant to treat obstructed airflow in patients, the company announced Tuesday. 

May 26, 2015

Church & Dwight on Tuesday introduced a design innovation to the pregnancy test kit space.

May 26, 2015

Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week. 

May 26, 2015

Bayer Healthcare, the makers of Coppertone, has kicked off a multi-year deal with U.S. Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League to encourage the use of sun protection on and off the field.

May 26, 2015

Fruth Pharmacy is setting up shop inside two FoodFair locations this summer, providing customers with a convenient way to pick up prescriptions while they shop.