September 18, 2015

Overall, CDC estimates that 47% of the U.S. population age 6 months and older was vaccinated during the 2014-2015 season, similar to the 2013-2014 season and up from an estimated 41% five years ago.

September 18, 2015
Drug Store News and The Convenient Care Association will present The Retail Healthcare Webinar Series, a new educational forum specifically tailored to healthcare key stakeholders and professionals in the retail health industry, beginning this month.
September 18, 2015

A recent Harris Poll found that one-half of households use OTC medicines to treat a chronic or recurring condition.  These families would particularly benefit from OTC eligibility in FSAs and HSAs.

September 17, 2015

The iMedicare platform integrates with every pharmacy system, so pharmacies can identify patients eligible to choose a Medicare plan and generate a customized report within seconds.

September 17, 2015

While most available apps focus on overall wellness, healthcare systems and professionals are expressing greater interest and excitement in broader app use.

September 17, 2015

U.S. Pain Foundation founder and president Paul Gileno duscusses his personal connection to chronic pain and the importance of focusing on pain management — particularly during September, Pain Awareness Month. 

September 17, 2015

NACDS’ new-hire will provide effective leadership on issues such as quality metrics and innovative value-based payment models, Steve Anderson, association president and CEO, said. 

September 16, 2015

With Boiron USA’s Arnicare Gel firmly established as one of the external analgesics category’s bestselling products, the company recently extended the line to include Arnicare Cream.

September 16, 2015

The use of tools and accessories outside of the standard toothbrush can be very helpful to consumers to maintain oral health.

September 16, 2015

If the future of health care can be summed up in one word, that word might be “connected.”

 

September 16, 2015

On Global Female Condom Day, Sept. 16, FHC will sponsor seven global events focused on increasing awareness and availability of FC2 around the world.

September 16, 2015

Drug Store News caught up with American Naturals’ VP Kathy Brock to discuss the state of the probiotic market.

September 16, 2015

Tooth sensitivity is a major concern among consumers.

September 16, 2015

Although growth has been high for new specialty and brand-name drugs in the past year, generics continue to be a central part of the U.S. pharmaceutical market.

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.