June 15, 2015

As many as 39% of Americans feel restless when they sleep at least once or twice every week, and 27.5% feel restless at least three or four nights each week, according to a survey conducted in May by Field Agent on behalf of Drug Store News.

June 15, 2015

Target chairman and CEO Brian Cornell commented on the chain’s new partnership with CVS Health in a Q&A on Target’s blog, A Bullseye View.

June 15, 2015

Target plans to sell its pharmacy business to CVS Health for $1.9 billion and rebrand its nearly 1,700 prescription departments as CVS/pharmacy in a blockbuster deal that stunned the healthcare world.

June 15, 2015

As we raced to close this issue of Drug Store News, it sure had been a busy week for telehealth news, and by that measure, no headline was bigger than the news that Walgreens had decided to expand its partnership with Web-MD into three more states — Illinois, Washington and Colorado.

June 15, 2015

What impact might wearable devices have on the sale of sleep aids in the future? The impact could be significant.

June 12, 2015

J&J's consumer business is looking to reclaim its No. 1 position, with its consumer chief outlining three reasons the OTC business is crucial to J&J's overall healthcare portfolio.

 

June 12, 2015

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, the makers of Tylenol, have launched the new #HowWeFamily effort.

June 12, 2015

Spending for prescription drugs is the fastest-growing segment of the healthcare sector. 

June 12, 2015

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

June 11, 2015

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.

June 11, 2015

Ateb, a provider of pharmacy patient care solutions, has announced the formation of its inaugural Community Pharmacy Advisory Board, comprised of pharmacy leaders who will serve as an “internal institute” within the Ateb organization.

June 11, 2015

Loblaw has announced that by the end of 2018, its private brands Life Brand and President's Choice household, beauty and cosmetic products will no longer be formulated using triclosan, phthalates or micro beads.

June 11, 2015

The Balance Rewards for healthy choices program gives users Balance Rewards points for logging blood pressure or weight loss, tracking daily activity and setting achievable goals.

June 11, 2015

The action in Denver will start a day before the opening of the NACDS Total Store Expo, as Drug Store News and the Mack Elevation Forum once again team up to host a special one-day thought leadership event on Aug. 21.

June 10, 2015

The $1.1 billion deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016 and will include Bayer’s Contour line of blood glucose monitors and test strips, as well as lancing devices like Microlet and Elite. 

June 10, 2015

Do you ever wonder why some women look much younger than their age? Could it be her genes, does she use a “magic” cream or has she had a cosmetic procedure? Research from Procter & Gamble’s Olay shows how gene expression changes impact the appearance and quality of women’s skin as they age across every decade.

June 10, 2015

"Despite living in a digital age, no one else has yet addressed ... common health issues in a mobile format," Sumeet Narula of McNeil Consumer Healthcare said regarding its recent app launch. 

June 10, 2015

As Walgreens expands its MDLive telehealth platform to three states, a picture of the changing role of retail pharmacy is coming into focus. 

June 9, 2015

The Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research and Genentech have honored Paul Julian, EVP and group president at McKesson, with the 2015 Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement.

June 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced that television journalist and author Tom Brokaw will offer the keynote address during the upcoming 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo.

June 9, 2015

Kailos Genetics has introduced an affordable and accessible genetic test aimed helping patients and providers personalize medicine. 

June 9, 2015

PrescribeWellness on Tuesday introduced an on-demand training tool for pharmacists and staff. 

June 9, 2015

The anti-aging skin care line Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare has received the Daily Use Seal of Recommendation from The Skin Cancer Foundation, an international organization devoted to skin cancer prevention, early detection and prompt treatment.

June 8, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo kicks off in less than three months, NACDS has announced its lineup of educational Insight Sessions.