June 30, 2015

Sam's Club's monthly complementary health screenings represent approximately $150 in tests. 

June 29, 2015

Tris Pharma will supply the new Robitussin long-acting dextromethorphan. 

June 29, 2015

Millennials are more open-minded about investing in a loyalty program membership compared with any other population segment, according to the findings of a recent survey.

June 26, 2015

Friskies has introduced a new snack-toy hybrid for cats called Pull ‘n Play, which features edible strings. The company is hosting an interactive cat adoption experience with professional football player Steve Weatherford and celebrity cat Waffles in New York on Friday.

June 26, 2015

McKesson has made significant strides in the past year to deliver on the three focal points identified by the wholesaler last year to help grow the businesses of Health Mart member pharmacies and independent owner/operators partnered with McKesson, Mark Walchirk, president of McKesson’s U.S. Pharmaceutical unit, told a record 5,000 attendees during the Opening General Session of McKesson ideaShare 2015.

June 26, 2015

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

June 26, 2015

As McKesson ideaShare 2015 was just getting underway, DSN editor-in-chief Rob Eder caught up with McKesson president of U.S. Pharmaceutical Mark Walchirk about the state of the pharmacy business, how smart independent pharmacy owners are finding new ways to compete and what McKesson is doing to help independent pharmacies become more broadly integrated into the patient care team, drive improved outcomes and improve profitability.

June 25, 2015

Marble City Health Mart Pharmacy was named the 2015 Pharmacy of the Year grand prize winner Thursday evening at the McKesson ideaShare 2015 Opening General Session.

June 25, 2015

Thousands of independent pharmacy owners from across the country are attending McKesson ideaShare 2015, here at the San Diego Convention Center this week, to explore the latest tools and strategies to help independent operators enhance patient care and improve profitability.

June 25, 2015

In a major victory for the administration of President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court issued on Thursday a 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell, upholding tax credits to help lower income individuals and families buy health insurance.

June 24, 2015

CVS Health has entered into new clinical affiliations, bringing the total number of clinical collaborations for CVS Health and MinuteClinic to nearly 60 major health systems and healthcare providers across the country.

June 24, 2015

Animal testing of cosmetic products and ingredients, and the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetics, would be phased out under legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 24, 2015

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a piece of legislation earlier this month that helps expand patient access to pharmacists' patient care services. 

June 24, 2015

Rite Aid announced on Wednesday that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Envision Pharmaceutical Services.

June 24, 2015

According to a new national survey, more than a quarter (27%) of U.S. adults admit they lie to their dentist about how often they floss their teeth.

June 24, 2015

The Little Clinic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kroger, has expanded into Kansas, marking the company's 10th state to operate retail clinics.

June 23, 2015

CVS Health announced on Tuesday that Norman de Greve will join CVS Health as chief marketing officer, effective July 15.

June 23, 2015

Eisai announced Monday that the Food and Drug Administration had given Fycompa approval to be used as an adjunctive therapy in treating primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.

June 23, 2015

Fresh from two major acquisition announcements — Target’s pharmacy business and Omnicare — CVS Health remains "a category of one” and continues to look ahead to its next innovative move, Helena Foulkes, EVP of CVS Health and president of CVS/pharmacy, told investors at the Jefferies 2015 Global Consumer Conference Tuesday morning.

June 23, 2015

Researchers expect a sharp uptick in weight-associated diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis and some cancers. 

June 22, 2015

DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in-depth sales activity in the sleep category in this multi-page report, which includes a Q&A with Procter & Gamble's Dave Tomasi.

June 22, 2015

Acura Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Healthcare are partnering to develop a product with pseudoephedrine that would be resistant to being used in methamphetamine.

June 22, 2015

Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services. 

June 22, 2015

McKesson announced Monday that Kathy McElligott had been appointed EVP and chief information officer, as well as chief technology officer, effective July 20.