September 17, 2014

If shifting patterns in medical practice configurations and physician workforce trends continue, U.S. patients are likely to face growing challenges in access to care.

September 17, 2014

The mHealth Summit on Wednesday announced that Walgreens' chief medical officer Harry Leider will open the 6th annual Summit with a keynote address on Dec. 8.  

September 16, 2014

Baxter International announced that the Food and Drug Adminsitration approved Rixubis [coagulation factor IX (recombinant)] for the treatment, control and prevention of bleeding episodes, as well as perioperative management, in children with hemophilia B. 

September 16, 2014

DSN senior editor Antoinette Alexander examines in depth sales activity in the oral care category, including the latest trends, in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

DSN examines chain pharmacy, including in-depth coverage of Hispanic consumers and in-store testing, in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Monday praised the U.S. House of Representatives for its passage of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014 (H.R. 4771), introduced by Reps. Joe Pitts, R-Pa., and Frank Pallone, D-N.J.

September 16, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced approval for Movantik (naloxegol), a treatment for opioid-induced constipation in adults.

September 16, 2014

Lupin has entered into a long-term partnership with Merck Serono for the implementation of the company's general medicines portfolio expansion initiative in emerging markets, helping to fulfill local needs for affordable medications.

September 16, 2014

Mood Media is integrating its presence capabilities into client locations across the country, enabling them to leverage Mood’s location-based signal technology for mobile marketing apps and initiatives.

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced it has signed 127 new members since naming Daniel Fabricant executive director and CEO in April. 

September 16, 2014

Nielsen on Monday announced its series of video vignettes celebrating the Hispanic consumer.

September 16, 2014

The Natural Products Association on Monday announced the hire of Aimee Nichols as director of government affairs and Melinda Price as communications coordinator. 

September 16, 2014

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in homeopathy and foot care, highlighting new products that are transforming OTC in this multi-page report.

September 16, 2014

With diabetes and other diseases at epidemic levels, the need for more pharmacies to step up and offer accessible, convenient patient screening for a variety of serious and even life-threatening conditions is clear, a panel of pharmacists asserted at the NACDS Total Store Expo “Convenient Care — Point of Care Testing in the Pharmacy” Insight Session in late August. So, too, is the opportunity to drive new business to the pharmacy through point-of-care testing services.

September 16, 2014

Pez Candy announced the introduction of Pez Hedz, a soft-candy chew shaped in whimsical designs.

September 16, 2014

Roche on Tuesday announced that the Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system is now available by prescription.

September 16, 2014

Roundy’s stores on Monday announced that flu shots were made available at all pharmacies.

 

September 16, 2014

Epsilon, an Alliance Data company, has signed a multi-year agreement with beauty retailer Sephora to provide targeted email marketing services across Sephora's omnichannel marketing platforms.

September 16, 2014

Shopko on Tuesday announced that it will unveil the results of a partial store remodeling project in all of its 133 Shopko stores on Thursday, Sept. 18.

September 15, 2014

As we finished this issue of DSN, another big story appeared in the news to help further validate our cover concept — for the second time in as many issues.

September 15, 2014

Ancient Harvest announced a new line of hot cereals that feature a blend of quinoa, millet, amaranth and gluten-free rolled oats. 

September 15, 2014

The external analgesic ingredient arnica and baby care are two categories that are moving the needle across the homeopathic landscape. 

September 15, 2014

Bayer HealthCare on Monday launched Aleve PM, the first over-the-counter nighttime product with a safe sleep aid plus the 12-hour pain-relieving strength of Aleve.

September 15, 2014

A new study by researchers at CVS Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital found that patients who took a generic statin were more likely to be adherent to their medication than those starting on a branded drug.