May 16, 2014

Drug Store News recently sat down with Miranda Rochol, VP product and strategy for Healthcare Data Solutions, to discuss how comprehensive prescriber validation data solutions can save a pharmacy operation billions of dollars in costs.

April 24, 2014

As part of the launch of DSN’s new microsite, DrugStoreNews.com/Pain-Management, DSN had the opportunity to speak with Carmen Catizone, executive director of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, regarding a new initiative that the association is spearheading to address the current patient access problem when it comes to pain management pharmaceuticals.

January 8, 2014

News stories about doctor shopping and prescription pad pilfering in pursuit of a pain-pill induced high have become commonplace, prompting many legislators and regulators to consider further restrictions on pain medicines like hydrocodone compounds. But there may be a story that’s not being told — that the patients who suffer from chronic pain and need that hydrocodone to reclaim their lives are being stigmatized. The prevalence of pain pill abuse has left in its wake as many as 116 million legitimate pain sufferers who are finding it more difficult to access their therapies.

February 27, 2015

Christie Brinkley's new anti-aging skin care collection to help defend against Infrared damage.

February 27, 2015

Giant Eagle to close discount grocery concept Good Cents. 

February 27, 2015

Dove, a brand from Mars Chocolate North America, showed off its new line of Dove Fruit confections in New York City's Grand Central Terminal.

February 27, 2015

J&J formed Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions to facilitate the development and implementation of programs that focus on wellness and prevention. 

February 27, 2015

Van der Hagen Enterprises launches its new all-in-one shaving cream and moisturizing after-balm at Rite Aid.

February 27, 2015

Nine-in-10 consumers who opted for a needle-free flu shot this season would choose that option again and recommend it to family and friends. 

February 26, 2015

Ahold USA is realigning its value proposition in an effort to drive sales in 2015. 

February 26, 2015

Congress introdues legislation to protect FDA user fees from sequestration. 

February 26, 2015

Protein Sciences expanded Flublok distribution through Cardinal, McKesson this week. 

February 26, 2015

A survey found that chronic disease patients who use digital technology to manage their disease state feel "healthier."

 

February 26, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy on Thursday acquired the specialty pharmacy BioRx.

 

February 26, 2015

Shoppers Drug Mart sees a lift same-store sales and helps fuel Loblaw's fourth quarter results.

February 26, 2015

Sharecare on Thursday launched an app that monitors voice inflection as a tool toward better health. 

February 26, 2015

A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test for HIV or syphilis in just 15 minutes.

 

February 26, 2015

Safeway and Albertsons announced several executive moves, including the appointment of a new chief administrative officer.

 

February 26, 2015

Sanofi expands its portfolio of insulin therapy products with the introduction of the once-daily, long-acting Toujeo. 

February 26, 2015

Pharmacists prefer oral rehydration solutions that contain  electrolytes and low sugar, according to a survey released by DripDrop Thursday. 

February 25, 2015

AmerisourceBergen on Tuesday closed the deal for MWI Veterinary Supply. 

February 25, 2015

GlaxoSmithKline's Alli weight loss aid is making a return to shelves.

February 25, 2015

Target’s better-than-expected 3.8% fourth-quarter same-store sales increase softened the sting of a massive $5.1 billion charge the company said it would take related to its retreat from Canada.

 

February 25, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy to dispense new multiple myeloma treatment from Novartis.