July 8, 2015

The National Verruca Foundation on Wednesday designated July as Wart Awareness Month in order to raise awareness of warts as summer begins.

July 6, 2015

The focus on education at McKesson’s ideaShare 2015 didn’t stop when the exhibit hall opened Thursday evening. Friday and Saturday in San Diego saw a robust lineup of Continuing Education and Lunch & Learn sessions that aimed to keep independent pharmacy owners and pharmacists apprised of the latest developments in patient care and the current state of the business.

July 1, 2015

McKesson held its Final Night Party at ideaShare 2015 on June 27 aboard the USS Midway. Attendees were treated to food, entertainment and tours of the aircraft carrier.

June 26, 2015

Kevin Kettler, SVP marketing, U.S. Pharmaceutical at McKesson, took Drug Store News on a guided tour of the McKesson ideaShare show floor following the Opening General Session yesterday. The five stations included on the tour are designed to increase access to patients, help bring those patients into the store and maximize these patients by offering new services to bring in new revenue.

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

Alcon, a division of Novartis, has announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus Cleaning & Disinfecting Solution containing HydraGlyde Moisture Matrix technology for cleaning and disinfecting contact lenses.

June 24, 2015

It's official — International food retailers Delhaize and Ahold have entered into an agreement to merge, creating a base of more than 6,500 stores.

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 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 15, 2015

Late last year, Swedish beauty company Foreo announced its global expansion into the United States.

June 15, 2015

You don’t need a poll to know that sleep, or rather the lack thereof, has become a big deal for Americans. 

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

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising clinicians to be on the lookout for a new bird flu. 

June 8, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration hopes to boost the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine for this coming season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. 

June 4, 2015

Costco posted a lift in both total sales and U.S. comps for the month of May.

June 3, 2015

In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported. 

June 1, 2015

Maxim Sports Nutrition on Friday hired former pro golfer and endurance athlete to direct sales. 

May 29, 2015

Are you satisfied with your looks? According to new GfK research, 60% of people in the United States said they are “completely” or “fairly” satisfied with their looks — slightly higher than the global average of 55%.

May 27, 2015

The fruits of CVS Health’s acquisition of Navarro Discount Pharmacy last year are emerging as the company has rebranded a dozen stores in South Florida as CVS/pharmacy y más stores.

May 27, 2015

Ahold's U.S. private-label penetration reached 37.7% for first quarter 2015. 

May 26, 2015

Aurobindo Pharma has submitted an abbreviated new drug application for dolutegravir 50 mg to the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of HIV.

May 22, 2015

The Phoenix House New England will host the annual New England Public Service Award Luncheon at the Omni Providence Hotel, honoring Helena Foulkes, EVP, CVS Health, and president, CVS/pharmacy.

May 21, 2015

More than 9-in-10 retail executive leaders are worried about executing against their retail strategy.