May 20, 2015

Move over fellas; the condom aisle isn’t just for men anymore. Well, it never was really, but as retail pharmacies become more adept at discreetly merchandising intimacy health — remember when the pharmacist had to pull the condom display from behind the counter? — there is a trend developing toward marketing condoms with the female buyer in mind.

May 20, 2015

NBTY's new Osteo Bi-Flex EASE are 80% smaller than standard joint health supplements. 

May 20, 2015

Perrigo Animal Health in May announced its launch of PetArmor Joint Health Maximum, a supplement for dogs that contains glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM and manganese. It’s an opportunity for retailer’s to associate their store brand with a quality pet supplement.

May 20, 2015

Still in their infancy, wearable health devices offer pharmacists an opportunity to be on the frontlines of what many feel could be an essential part of health care’s future.

May 20, 2015

The TABS Group is tracking a channel shift in VMS sales from online back to brick-and-mortar. 

May 19, 2015

Consumers who access social media during the shopping process are four times more likely to spend more, a recent Deloitte Digital study found. 

May 19, 2015

Users will be able to make food diary entries by talking into their phone with the new FitClick calorie-tracking app. 

May 19, 2015

It’s been 10 years since Drug Store News first introduced its annual Niche Brand Report, which was created to highlight the role that smaller brands play in driving innovation and growth. The DSN Niche Brands Top 100 measures the leading small- to mid-sized brands with total sales of under $100 million.

May 19, 2015

GMDC's Dave McConnell to hand the reigns to Patrick Spear on June 1. 

May 18, 2015

Tractica predicts use of wearable patches to help fight disease will rise dramatically in coming years. 

May 18, 2015

Pharmacists who participated in a care team for patients with high blood pressure helped lower chances of death by stroke by 23%. 

May 18, 2015

Healthy Delights on Monday expanded distribution of its healthier-for-you soft chews through GNC. 

May 18, 2015

Smoking cessation programs are a part of only 37% of corporate wellness programs.

May 18, 2015

According to a recent shopper survey, the hands-on shopping experience available through brick-and-mortar retailers is more desirable to shoppers. 

May 15, 2015

Ferndale Healthcare launches new hemorrhoids solution. 

May 15, 2015

Prestige Brands to place a greater marketing emphasis on Little Remedies. 

May 14, 2015

Leading dietary supplement associations on Tuesday spoke to Congressional staffers regarding appropriate herbal supplement tests. 

May 14, 2015

When told they'd spend 20 years sleeping by the age of 60, millennials characterize sleep as a 'waste of time,' new research shows. 

May 14, 2015

Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s aims to educate Americans on importance of omega-3 supplementation for heart health. 

May 14, 2015

Merck Manuals has created an online reservoir of health information targeting both healthcare professionals and caregivers. 

May 14, 2015

In lead-up to Thursday’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, “A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions,” the National Association of Chain Drug Stores submitted comments highlighting pharmacy’s role in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.

May 14, 2015

A new Natural Resources Defense Council report released Wednesday found that one-in-three Americans are exposed to extreme allergy and ozone conditions. 

May 14, 2015

Carun UK, the U.K.’s first cannabis pharmacy, to offer a range of health and beauty products using the “healing powers” of hemp.

May 13, 2015

A Duke study explores modality behind successful smoking cessation attempts.