February 7, 2017

Levoleucovorin is used treat toxic effects of methotrexate in people who have received methotrexate to treat bone cancer.

February 6, 2017

Nationwide during the week ended Jan. 28, 3.9% of patient visits reported through the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet) were due to influenza-like illness.

February 3, 2017

As part of the month-long promotion, Kroger Pharmacies will offer personalized blood-pressure and cholesterol screenings at no cost.

February 3, 2017

London Drugs' Healthy Heart Clinics involve a one-on-one, 45-minute screening and evaluation with a Patient Care Pharmacist.

February 3, 2017

Overall, 88% of Americans believe that the benefits of inoculations, specifically MMR vaccines, outweigh the risks, the Pew Research Center reported.

February 3, 2017

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has announced leadership changes to some of its advocacy efforts as longtime SVP advocacy Jeff Bond is set to retire. 

February 2, 2017

As many as 38.3% of Americans have trouble sleeping. That makes sleep aids a high-trial category.

February 2, 2017

Albertsons’s Anthony Provenzano and Cardinal Health's Michael Moné were among a group of executives named to leadership posts for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. 

February 2, 2017
Diplomat acquired the company for $16 million in cash and up to an additional $4 million in contingent payments. 
February 2, 2017

Since it launched its ScripTalk audible labels, En-Vision America has worked to make prescription labels more accessible for patients who might be visually impaired and thus require an audible label, larger print label or Braille label. And this year, the company is expanding its accessibility by offering label translations into 17 languages.

February 2, 2017

In the United States, colds account for more visits to the doctor than any other condition, according to the American Lung Association.

February 2, 2017

Winter weather events, a slow cold and flu season and continued reimbursement pressure affected overall sales for Q4, fiscal year 2016 and January, however.

February 2, 2017

Generics have made a huge difference to the U.S. healthcare system’s bottom line in the past decade, a savings that takes 13 figures to tabulate.

February 2, 2017

Increasingly, pharmacies are turning to automation as a way to increase efficiency and free up their pharmacists — employing everything from lower-cost, in-store automation to sophisticated robotics systems that help make central fill operations more efficient and reduce dispensing costs.

February 2, 2017

As a growing number of older Americans are making home healthcare increasingly attractive for drug store retailers, those in the industry say participating in this multifaceted market requires getting over some significant hurdles.

February 2, 2017

In this report, DSN examines the home healthcare market, the role pharmacies play in the prevention and management of diabetes, and products that are transforming OTC.

February 2, 2017

During the 19th annual DSN Industry Issues Summit in December, a panel of leading retailers and vendors discussed chronic care’s new patient-centered model and the ongoing evolution of the healthcare ecosystem.

February 2, 2017

The emergence of new products across the cough-cold and allergy categories is transforming the OTC aisle.

February 2, 2017

As 2016 drew to a close, the Food and Drug Administration gave a gift of sorts to drug makers looking to submit to the agency an application for approval of a biosimilar drug when it issued its final guidance, “Clinical Pharmacology Data to Support a Demonstration of Biosimilarity to a Reference Product.”

February 2, 2017

Product intended to help pharmacies increase profits outside of the annual Medicare enrollment period.

February 2, 2017

Owen Mumford is releasing an insulin injection guide, called “Injecting with Insulin: A Guide to Good Injection Technique,” to better assist healthcare professionals in educating patients on healthy injection routines in both digital and print formats.

February 2, 2017

DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry, including generics, automation and technology, in this multi-page report.

 

February 2, 2017

Home health care is a natural fit for community pharmacies and helps drive home the channel’s ability to provide a comprehensive assortment of health-and-wellness items under one roof.

February 2, 2017

Drug Store News spoke with GPhA president and CEO Chip Davis about the organization’s efforts in 2016 and plans for the remainder of 2017.