March 29, 2016
Premama Fertility reproductive support powdered supplement was honored by New Hope Network as “Best New Supplement Delivery Format.”
March 29, 2016

The recent legal skirmish between Gillette and Dollar Shave Club underscores just how important the shave category is to drug store retailers — it is behemoth with sales exceeding $3.5 billion.

March 28, 2016

Last month, the CDC reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness of 59% this season. 

March 28, 2016

Almost half of consumers would utilize telemedicine services for medication management and prescription renewal, a HealthMine survey found.

March 28, 2016

With IRI Lift, marketers can better optimize their media allocation to increase return on advertising spending by 30% - 70%.

March 25, 2016

With the ability to share information with healthcare practitioners or family members, CareKit apps help people take a more active role in their health.

March 25, 2016

NFI Consumer Products, the makers of BLUE-EMU®, announced the U.S. launch of LIDOCARE™ (4% lidocaine), the first lidocaine patch to be offered on OTC shelves and the only lidocaine patch that is water-free. 

March 25, 2016

More than 1.8 million smokers attempted to quit smoking because of the nine-week-long 2014 Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips ) campaign.

March 24, 2016

A total of 71% of adults did not smoke, 38% ate a healthy diet, 10% had a normal body fat percentage and 46% were sufficiently active. Only 2.7% of all adults had all four healthy lifestyle characteristics, while 16% had three, 37% had two, 34% had one and 11% had none. 

March 24, 2016

The Future Leaders Summit, co-produced by Drug Store News and Mack Elevation Forum, is aimed at sharing ideas on how to attract talented leaders in a hyper-competitive world. 

March 24, 2016

Retailers prowling for growth potential in men’s grooming are directing their focus to skin care.

March 24, 2016

Fire ants sting up to 40% of residents who live in infested areas each year, particularly in the Southeast U.S.

March 24, 2016

A pilot study found that in 14 participants, consuming more dietary protein resulted in better sleep after four weeks of weight loss.

March 23, 2016

The new app was created by the same experts who developed the fast, simple and scientifically proven Johnson & Johnson Official 7 Minute Workout app.

March 23, 2016

In addition to its NGB and athlete partnerships, KT Tape has added four new products to its portfolio.

March 23, 2016

Mucinex 1200mg extended-release tablets produced sales of approximately $71 million through food, drug and mass merchants during that last twelve months, the companies reported.

March 23, 2016
Tecnu Textures features a new technological advancement - each wipe has one side that is textured while the other is smooth. 
March 22, 2016

According to the latest reports, only 3.1% of teens abused DXM in 2015, compared to 5.4% who reported abusing DXM in 2006. 

March 22, 2016

Anthem is claiming that the PBM Express Scripts charged Anthem with higher than competitive benchmark pricing on pharmaceutical products.

March 22, 2016

Between 2006 and 2011, among older adults use of over-the-counter medications declined from 44.4% to 37.9% and use of dietary supplement use increased from 51.8% to 63.7%. 

March 22, 2016

LoveBug’s three existing products - Here’s the Skinny, Colds Suck and Yeast is a Beast - have reached over 1,500 customer reviews on Amazon within the first five months since launch. 

March 22, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday finalized the creation of the first-ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, the Weinberg Group reported. "The committee has been established in order to provide the FDA commissioner with advice regarding complex issues related to medical devices; specifically regarding the regulation of devices and their use by patients," the report noted. "This was done as part of the agency's 'patient-centric' approach, under which FDA is attempting to ensure the needs and experiences of patients are taken into account during the review of medical devices." (The Weinberg Group)

March 22, 2016
The Associated Press is reporting that Johnson & Johnson is set to announce two new projects, one aimed at predicting gestational diabetes in pregnant individuals, another looks to identify people who are either at risk of or in early stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and treat them. The company, according to the report, is working to develop a way of identifying biomarkers signaling the onset of a disease and a way to make diagnostics tests for certain biomarkers widespread. (AP)
 
March 21, 2016

The company’s essential oils — which are gluten-free and plant-based, as well as cruelty-free — look to bring aromatherapy to consumers in packaging that looks to make essential oils and their uses accessible.