American Pharmacy Cooperative, a member-owned group purchasing organization comprising more than 1,300 independent pharmacies, has expanded its partnership with PrescribeWellness to launch a community pharmacy consolidated platform.
WebMD Health and Walgreens on Thursday partnered on an initiative to help improve health and wellness in America by helping and incenting consumers to make healthier choices at home, work and on-the-go.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Thursday announced two keynote speakers who will explore the transformation of today's healthcare paradigm and how that impacts the dietary supplement industry.
Pharmacy and nutrition. These two areas of health have always gone hand-in-hand, but community pharmacy is taking a closer look at ways to merge nutrition interventions and diet counseling into their practice — and the results are proving to be successful.
Johnson & Johnson on Monday hosted its Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Experience at NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston. Over the course of the presentation, J&J executives showcased a number of consumer and corporate wellness initiatives implemented by J&J, including its Corporate Athlete Program, the 7-Minute Workout app, the Digital Health Scorecard app and the Care4today app.
While public health officials and the media continue to trumpet how many Americans’ eating habits can adversely affect their health, consumers do not yet seem ready to swear off traditional snack foods in favor of more healthy options.
Americans aspire to be healthier by making better food choices, but admit that the saying is a lot easier than the doing, according to a new white paper titled "Health and Wellness in America" released by Nielsen and the Natural Marketing Institute last week.
Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits present potential opportunities for pharmacists based in physician offices, concluded two experience articles published in the July/August 2014 edition of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.
Kroger was recognized recently for the company's commitment to employee health and wellness by both the National Business Group on Health and the American Heart Association, the grocer announced Wednesday.
Procter & Gamble on Thursday launched a new line of wellness products called Meta, from the makers of Metamucil, in partnership with Michael Strahan, co-host of "Live with Kelly and Michael," FOX NFL Sunday analyst, "Good Morning America" special co-host and 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee.
Walgreens on Tuesday announced the new Balance Rewards for healthy choices initiatives, which is aimed at helping participants modify behavior risk factors associated with the nation's most pressing public health issues.
DSN senior editor Michael Johnsen examines in depth sales activity in the OTC sexual wellness and first-aid categories, with extensive charts and analysis of which brands are driving growth, how summer is spiking sales of anti-itch ointments and bandages, and more in this multi-page report.
The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers, on Wednesday honored five retail pharmacy operations for their company wellness programs, including CVS Caremark, McKesson, Target, Kroger and Walgreens.
The Congressional Wellness Caucus and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease on Thursday hosted a briefing to examine the impact of chronic, non-communicable disease and look beyond just medical costs to more holistically consider total productivity, particularly among the federal workforce.