March 23, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration last week warned consumers against using homeoapthic asthma remedies. 

March 13, 2015

How do the nation’s pharmacists rate with Americans? According to Gallup, the answer is very, very high year after year.

March 13, 2015

An Alliance for Aging Research survey found that consumers want to maintain nonprescription access to acetaminophen. 

March 10, 2015

Cox Target Media on Tuesday named a new sales director to further develop its growing portfolio of over-the-counter brand partnerships. 

March 5, 2015

CHPA announced its strong support for the Restoring Access to Medicines Act of 2015 (H.R. 1270).

March 4, 2015

In preparation for the Consumer Healthcare Products Association’s 2015 Annual Executive Conference being held in Bonita Springs, Fla., this month, Drug Store News sat down with both Scott Melville, CHPA president and CEO, and Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, CHPA chair and VP personal health care, North America, for Procter & Gamble.

February 19, 2015

IRI and Kline & Co. establish an exclusive alliance to provide clients with a greater level of actionable insights.

February 6, 2015

Prestige Brands will be resuming healthcare professional marketing programs in support of its Monistat vaginal treatments.

February 3, 2015

CVS/pharmacy's mobile app has undergone a complete transformation, with new features and an improved look and feel.

 

January 29, 2015

Rite Aid reported a 4.8% increase in same-store sales benefiting in part from a strong flu season to date.

 

January 14, 2015

MedifVU and ProKarma on Wednesday unveiled a new mobile application, i-PharmAssist OTC, a simple consumer-friendly app that provides a list of appropriate over-the-counter medications based on the user's medical history, symptoms and preferences.

December 11, 2014

Designed to improve patient access to pharmacists and showcase the chain’s health, wellness and daily living offerings more effectively, Walgreens’ Well Experience store format embodies the vision for a more engaged and more comprehensive model of pharmacy practice championed over the past decade by Kermit Crawford, outgoing president of pharmacy, health and wellness.

 
November 20, 2014

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association board of directors on Wednesday announced changes to CHPA’s voluntary guidelines addressing dosing of liquid pediatric over-the-counter medicines.

November 19, 2014

7‑Eleven, which has long offered single-dose blister packs of the most popular, national brand over-the-counter medications, on Tuesday entered the private-label drug business.

November 17, 2014

In this issue, we explore the profile of health-seeking drug store shoppers, their pharmacy purchase behavior and the best times to reach this valuable audience with promotional messages.

November 7, 2014
Don't google it, check a reliable source. That's the advice a Belgian healthcare website, Gezondheid en Wetenschap, recently advertised in this YouTube video that you have to play to believe. Sadly, they need to advertise such advice. Because do you know what is notably absent in the country? A pharmacist. 
November 7, 2014

Perrigo may one day expand into the branded side of the U.S. OTC business, Joseph Papa, Perrigo president, chairman and CEO, told analysts Thursday morning.

October 28, 2014

The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition on Tuesday kicked off its annual “Double Check; Don’t Double Up” campaign.

October 21, 2014

According to Nationwide Children's Hospital researchers, 63,000 children under the age of six years experienced out-of-hospital medication errors annually between 2002 and 2012.

October 21, 2014

Over-the-counter painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs may also be effective in the treatment of people suffering from depression.

 

October 15, 2014

Instant.ly, an on-demand consumer insights platform, in July debuted the Instant.ly Shelf Score, an index that measures consumer intent to purchase new consumer packaged goods for either products still in the concept phase or products that are on store shelves.

October 10, 2014

The Consumer Electronics Association on Thursday released a new study of adult Americans with hearing loss, finding that only 1-in-25 of those surveyed now own personal sound amplification products, and nearly 40% are interested in over-the-counter products to help them hear better.

October 3, 2014

The Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America and the Consumer Healthcare Products Association started their National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month on Wednesday to spread awarness around the abuse of over-the-counter medicines.

October 1, 2014

October is recognized as American Pharmacists Month and the American Pharmacists Association wants to send a clear message: “Know Your Pharmacist—Know Your Medicine.”