September 16, 2015

More than half (57%) of seniors are unaware there is a flu shot specifically for their age group.

September 16, 2015

Care Advantage provides more than 70 therapies and is currently authorized to distribute in all 50 states, districts and territories in the U.S.

September 16, 2015

With probiotic supplements consistently registering double-digit sales increases in recent months, suppliers are expanding their lines of these immune-boosting formulas. Among the most recent new products is iHealth’s Culturelle Advanced Immune Defense.

September 15, 2015

With rising health care costs the Hospital Quality at Home line of products can provide patients and caregivers effective and cost-efficient ways to manage care at home, Cardinal Health said.

September 15, 2015

National Community Pharmacists Association CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in a blog post for DSN, writes about the role community pharmacy can play in providing services to TRICARE beneficiaries. 

September 15, 2015

Kroger is offering free home-delivery of prescriptions across its 104 Michigan pharmacies, according to a report in the Lansing State Journal published Tuesday. 

September 15, 2015

iHealth's new scale allows individuals with chronic conditions such as obesity and hypertension to better manage their health.

September 15, 2015

The Task Force found that taking aspirin can help 50- to 69-year-olds who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease prevent heart attacks and stroke, as well as help prevent colorectal cancer, if taken for at least 10 years.

September 14, 2015

Bartell Drugs announced Monday that its flu vaccination program had begun at its 64 locations and its off-site flu clinic program serving businesses and retirement centers in the area. 

September 14, 2015

Almost half of all Americans have low vitamin D levels. 

September 11, 2015

Perrigo will begin shipments of the products to its retail and wholesale customers in the U.S in time for the 2016 cough and cold season. 

September 11, 2015

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of retail clinics, technology, automation, medication synchronization and generics, in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

NY AG renews efforts against dietary supplement industry with 13 new cease-and-desist letters. 

September 11, 2015

Repatha is one in a new class of cholesterol medications called PSCK9 (proprotein convertase substilisin kexin type 9) inhibitors, which are potentially an alternative to statins.

September 11, 2015

In order to get the recommended 18 milligrams of iron per day through food, you’d need to eat 45 ounces of chicken breast. 

September 11, 2015

NCPA’s arrangement with Ulta Lab Tests will offer community pharmacy patients direct access to lab tests and health screenings.

September 11, 2015

DSN contributing editor Richard Monks examines in-depth sales activity in the homeopathy and vitamins, minerals and supplements categories, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 11, 2015

A new study by healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente’s research division published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association is highlighting the positive effects online prescription refills have on adherence.

September 10, 2015

The acquisition of Diplomat's compounding pharmacy assets by Restore Health enables Diplomat to continue their singular focus on specialty pharmacy, the companies stated. 

September 10, 2015

However, patients in the 10-17 years age group also showed the greatest improvement in appropriate prescription drug use compared to all other age groups over a four-year period.

September 10, 2015

A new report from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is highlighting the large volume of cancer medicines and vaccines that are currently being developed, as well as the impact innovations have had on cancer death rates. 

September 9, 2015

The award was given at the HDA’s annual conference in San Antonio, Texas for its contributions to educating and supporting Latinos through community efforts and advocacy.

September 9, 2015

The research found a 1% increase in overall prescription drug use was associated with decreases in non-prescription drug medical costs for three distinct groups of Medicaid beneficiaries.