May 22, 2012

Medical supply manufacturer BD has released a syringe with a shorter needle designed to reduce discomfort in patients with diabetes who must inject insulin, the company said Tuesday.

May 22, 2012

Being overweight and obesity during adolescence are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease risk factors, especially prediabetes and diabetes, according to researchers.

May 10, 2012

CastMedic Designs on Wednesday introduced its line of fashion accessories for medical walking boots.

April 11, 2012

Rolling Strong on Tuesday introduced a wellness application specifically targeting professional drivers.

March 9, 2012

In addition to a comprehensive line of Vicks-branded humidifiers and thermometers, Kaz featured a number of hot/cold packs last week at the ECRM Cough & Cold and Allergy EPPS.

March 7, 2012

Airborne last week presented two new Airborne Plus Energy products in citrus and berry flavors to address that run-down feeling many people get when they feel they soon may be under the weather.

February 14, 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus on Monday recommended that Barlow Herbal Specialties discontinue advertising its LDM-100 dietary supplement as a "plant or herb antibiotic."

February 3, 2012

A study on Bausch + Lomb's Biotrue multipurpose contact lens solution published in the January edition of the journal Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice found that the solution can help improve eye health.

January 26, 2012

Medbox is introducing two new prescription drug vending machine systems in 2012, the company said Thursday.

November 9, 2011

According to the most recent consumer snapshot survey by Interclick, 42% of Americans are planning to be immunized this year.

November 9, 2011

Teenagers that consume a fiber-rich diet are less likely to develop metabolic syndrome, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.

October 31, 2011

Empowered Products on Friday reported that its Pink Elevate for Women product launch has been well received by retail and wholesale customers throughout the company's global sales reach of more than 30 countries.

October 21, 2011

More than 1-in-10 Americans ages 12 years and older take antidepressants, and the rate of antidepressant use in the United States among all ages increased 400% between 1988 and 2008, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

October 7, 2011

A popular breast cancer treatment may pose an increased risk of diabetes among older women, according to a new study.

October 6, 2011

Harris Teeter on Oct. 8 and 9 will host a grand reopening celebration featuring a free sampling event at its Norfolk, Va., Harris Teeter, the grocer announced Thursday.

October 5, 2011

Zarbee's on Wednesday announced the launch of Zarbee's Nighttime Cough and Sleep Drink, an over-the-counter nighttime cough remedy.

September 27, 2011

There seems to be a significant presence of asthma among children with diabetes, and those with both chronic illnesses have a difficult time controlling their blood-sugar levels, according to new research.

April 25, 2011


One way for a supermarket to convey its health-and-wellness commitment to customers is to build a marketing campaign around it. 


In Harris Teeter’s case, the campaign is “Yourwellness.” Now in its sixth year, the initiative offers “evidence-based guidance on important health issues” and help with nutritional choices throughout the store, according to the company.


March 9, 2011

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has resumed its paid advertising campaign promoting the role of pharmacy in the healthcare delivery system.

March 7, 2011

Harris Teeter describes itself as “not just a grocery store,” but also “a wellness center.” The Matthews, N.C.-based supermarket retailer has taken big steps to provide a broader-than-usual menu of services that blend its pharmacy assets with its growing reach as a source of nutritional expertise.

December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — This ain’t your grandfather’s trade magazine. And assuming you work in today’s retail pharmacy industry, the new Drug Store News is a lot more relevant to your business.


In January 2011, The Drug Store News Group will unveil a bold new look for its flagship publication, with several exciting new features, including:


Store Tour — In every issue, DSN highlights an exciting, new store format;


Changing Channels — New products from alternate retail channels; 


October 24, 2010

As this issue went to press, it sure had been a busy week here at Drug Store News. And that means it was a busy week for the industry, too.