December 6, 2016

America’s getting healthy again. Americans were certainly aspiring toward better health in 2016, as evidenced by the amount of growth associated with meal-replacement solutions

December 6, 2016

In 2017, there will be three growth categories within the OTC sector that will continue to post dividends to retail pharmacy’s bottom line across the self-care aisle. We’re calling them the old, the now and the future.

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December 6, 2016

Six KIND People winners will receive a $100,000 prize, and one grand prize winner, Doniece Sandoval, will receive a $500,000 prize.

December 6, 2016

The competitive landscape throughout the OTC arena has changed significantly over the past five years, with the Top 10 rankings shifting in the past year thanks to a slew of acquisitions and joint ventures.

December 6, 2016

More Americans are inclined to believe that ghosts (47%) and aliens (43%) are real than there are Americans who acknowledge that a cough is a harbinger of a cold or flu, according to a Robitussin poll.

December 6, 2016

Drug Store News last week wrapped its 18th Industry Issues Summit. What began almost two decades ago as a closed-door discussion between a handful of retail merchandising executives and a few vendors in a small hotel meeting room has since evolved to become one of the signature thought leadership and networking events on the industry calendar.

December 5, 2016

Schloss is an experienced and accomplished executive with two decades of experience in federal government affairs, most recently at Mylan helping direct their Congressional outreach efforts.

December 5, 2016

Identigene fields an in-home DNA paternity test collection kit sold through retail outlets nationwide.

December 5, 2016

Rite Aid's Vaccine Central, an assessment tool where visitors can complete a personal immunization evaluation, is an additional resource for people to further review immunization recommendations.

December 5, 2016

A brand’s success today depends on a deep understanding of the e-commerce and omnichannel universe, Clavis Insight noted.

December 5, 2016

This year, a record-breaking 517 businesses earned the CEI’s top score of 100, up from 407 last year.

December 2, 2016

SimplECG collects continuous multi-channel ECG, heart rate and respiratory rate data from the garment and transfers it to a web-based portal for review by a physician, by way of a mobile application.

December 1, 2016

CRN's Steve Mister is one of six new members recently welcomed to the C100. According to Mister, the C100 provides CRN with new opportunities to collaborate.

December 1, 2016

Millennials are encouraged to sign up at DoSomething.org/shelves where they can download a template and create artwork with items they want to see behind checkout counters instead of tobacco products.

November 30, 2016

The LifeStyles condom campaign is in support of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's "Keep the Promise" campaign, designed to raise awareness for World AIDS Day.

November 30, 2016

The Rxight test provides information on medications covering 14 therapeutic classes, including pain, blood pressure, blood thinner, ADHD, anxiety, depression, diabetes, cancer, respiratory issues and other medications.

November 30, 2016

According to clinical studies, the palm of the hand has the same blood flow as fingers, and provides an accurate alternative site to constant finger stick “poking.”

November 30, 2016

Medela's research insights revealed that a breastfeeding mom may face a number of obstacles – from the impact of product performance on her milk output, to the noise of her breast pump motor, to getting access to help.

November 29, 2016

The retail pharmacy industry is "enthusiastic to help leverage pharmacy to improve Americans’ health and well-being," NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson noted regarding Trump's health nominations. "NACDS has a powerful story to tell."

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 29, 2016

The Nature's Truth seasonal launch adds a little seasonal spice to the aromatherapy aisle this holiday season, creating an opportunity to attract new users to the vitamin aisle.

November 29, 2016

Apple is actively pursuing deeper health applications that can be delivered through a wearable platform, such as the Apple Watch, through meetings with the Food and Drug Administration, AppleInsider reported Tuesday. "Sources inside the FDA tell us that 'Apple is here all the time' discussing 'a Parkinson's project, and SaMD (software as a medical device) in general,'" the report noted. "We've gotten into the health arena and we started looking at wellness, that took us to pulling a string to thinking about research," Apple CEO Tim Cook told AppleInsider in an interview earlier this year. "Pulling that string a little further took us to some patient-care stuff, and that pulled a string that's taking us into some other stuff." (AppleInsider)

November 29, 2016

The Stork OTC is available for purchase at select retailers nationwide and online for the average retail price of $79.99.

November 28, 2016

Life Support in October launched its most recent line extension, a caffeinated Red Label Recovery Shot that features zero grams of sugar in a new berry flavor.