May 13, 2015

The Natural Products Association released a joint statement with the New York State Attorney General's office supporting DNA barcoding technology in authenticating herbal supplements.

May 12, 2015

The American Lung Association's Lung Force initiative is joining forces with Academy Award-nominated actress, Laura Dern, country music star Kellie Pickler, and Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress, Valerie Harper, during National Women’s Lung Health Week. CVS Health is the National Presenting sponsor of Lung Force.

May 12, 2015

After many months of content development, web programming, and review, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has unveiled the new Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work web site.

May 12, 2015

CMS recently released new, privacy-protected data on Medicare Part D prescription drugs prescribed by physicians and other health care professionals in 2013.

May 12, 2015

Total prescriptions dispensed by Diplomat Pharmacy were up 6% to 194,000 in the first quarter.

May 12, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

CVS Health’s MinuteClinic has surpassed 25 million patient visits since opening the nation's first retail clinic in 2000.

May 12, 2015

Aidance Scientific launched a Walgreens exclusive - Terrasil Shingles Skincare ointment.

May 11, 2015

As many as 8 million of the 40 million older adults in the United States have multiple chronic conditions and receive help with activities of daily living.

May 11, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline pledges $20 million toward creation of Qura Therapeutics, a joint venture with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill dedicated to finding a cure for HIV.

May 8, 2015

Actor Hugh Jackman and his business partner, Chris Clarke, have launched a new line of products called Pure Sun Defense.

May 8, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control on Tuesday reported Hispanics have higher death rates than whites from diabetes and chronic liver disease and cirrhosis.

May 8, 2015

Nearly one-third of visitors to retail health clinics have used the clinics for a renewal of a prescription.

May 8, 2015

More moms are managing their child's health on mobile devices, mscripts research finds. 

May 7, 2015

Pharmacists and student pharmacists across the country have sent more than 20,000 letters and emails to Congress to support current provider status legislation, according to the American Pharmacists Association, marking the largest grassroots advocacy push on record in the Association’s 163-year history.

May 7, 2015

Drug Store News on Sunday caught up with Brian McNamara, region head of Europe and the Americas of the recently christened GSK Consumer Healthcare, representing the joint venture between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis to talk about what a consolidating OTC market means for the industry, and how GSK will be coming to market.

May 7, 2015

A journal study found that itch reliever TriCalm was superior in performance when compared with diphenhydramine 2% and hydrocortisone 1%.

May 7, 2015

The Tallahassee Democrat published an opinion column by National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson, emphasizing pharmacists’ unique position in helping to address complex prescription pain medication issues.

May 7, 2015

Walgreens is responding to a high number of whooping cough cases in Washington with vaccine offer. 

May 6, 2015

The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy. 

May 6, 2015

The Consumer Pain Advocacy Task Force recently requested the Department of Health and Human Services to begin the budget process for its National Pain Strategy to speed implementation. 

May 6, 2015

HealthPrize Technologies and MeadWestvaco announced plans to collaborate to provide a program to pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains and the patients they serve.

May 6, 2015

Dave Wendland, VP and member of the owners group at Hamacher Resource Group, will present, “Understanding Independent Pharmacy Shoppers,” at the upcoming QS/1 Customer Conference.

May 6, 2015

NACDS emphasized the need for a comprehensive solution that combats prescription drug abuse while preserving legitimate patient access to medications.