December 28, 2010

Health professionals worry that little is known about the long-term effects of many drugs — which have been tested extensively on adult-patient populations — on children.

December 13, 2010

Among those getting their health on track in time for New Year's resolutions are consumers who are concerned about the long-term, negative effects of drinking unhealthy beverages.

November 16, 2010

A class of alcoholic beverages that rapidly became popular among young people over the last...

November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 7, 2010

According to a study published in the November edition of Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal...

October 31, 2010

As many as 50% of shoppers felt that their supermarket helped them make healthful choices,...

October 28, 2010

Aisle7 on Thursday announced the launch of its Aisle7 online widget gallery, home to plug-and-play...

October 27, 2010

COLUMBIA , S.C. (May 27) One of the nation's largest drug store chains has teamed up with a healthcare benefits company and a community solutions provider to raise awareness of the need for adequate vitamin D intake.

Walgreens, Aetna and United Way of the Midlands are continuing their efforts through a vitamin D giveaway program extension, which initially was kicked off earlier this year. The vitamin D awareness efforts will donate more than 25,000 samples, the companies said.

October 13, 2010

Identigene on Thursday officially unveiled its Identigene STD test kit, which currently is available over...

October 12, 2010

Supervalu's Cub Foods is looking to help customers with gluten sensitivity with the launch of...

September 16, 2010

The heartbreaking news is that California is battling an unnerving whooping cough epidemic that unfortunately...

June 22, 2010

A website that caters to baby boomers has unveiled a new health platform that focuses...

June 17, 2010

Though Drug Store News is a leader among trade publications for the retail pharmacy industry,...

June 16, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is bringing its To Your Health community wellness program to the Philadelphia area starting...

June 9, 2010

CVS/pharmacy is bringing its To Your Health community wellness program to the Washington, D.C., area...

June 9, 2010

Of the 82% of consumers surveyed who considered themselves "well" or "adequately" insured, nearly all...

June 6, 2010

For the more than 260 supermarket executives and suppliers that gathered on May 11 at...

June 2, 2010

As many as 23 named storms are expected to course across the Atlantic this hurricane...

May 20, 2010

More and more, the local food-drug supermarket-pharmacy combo is on the front line of the...

May 12, 2010

For the more than 260 supermarket executives and suppliers that gathered here this week at...

March 21, 2010

Coca-Cola is shaking up management in its North American division, according to reports....

March 14, 2010

Home improvement chain Lowe’s is providing free health screenings to its employees through two custom-built...

March 2, 2010

In response to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in California, which claimed that fish oil supplements...

February 9, 2010

CVS/pharmacy will be offering free health risk assessments and screenings to people in underserved areas...